October 2008 archive

Crystalized

I have just discovered the intricate artwork of LA based artist Melissa Manfull. Her art is inspired by rocks and crystals. Soooo lovely. Detail Read more…

Fornasetti's Muse

Piero Fornasetti was a Milan painter, sculptor, interior decorator, an engraver of art books and a creator of more than 11,000 items. Fornasettis production of objects and furniture is one of the largest of the 20th century. His most famous pieces are the plates known as Themes and Variations which feature the enigmatic face of […] Read more…

The Chair Thief

So a friend of mine (Real Homes features editor Alex Toso) has after years of working in the design industry, revealed her design fetish – chairs (mine is Illustrative Prints) – and started a blog, I Love Chairs! I always think discovering something like this about someone in the industry is so so interesting and […] Read more…

New Year…

So we are moving home this month and for some reason all the things i have been wanting to do are centred around the move, i will re-start the gym, i will cook more, i will have my own room to work in and therfore work better in. It all centres around organisation! Sooooo – […] Read more…

Dutch Hues

I could weep when i look at paintings by Johannes Vermeer – i don’t know what i’d do if i ever saw one in person! Recently i have been taking inspiration from his lush interior composition – one day i would love to work on a fabric campaign in this way… Read more…