February 2010 archive

Weekly Roundup

Image from Forty-Sixth at Grace This weeks highlights… – Breaking fast in the gentle British chic Albion cafe in London’s East End. – We interview the lovely Helena Amourdedieu of quirky PR agency Agence Violette. – Taking a tour around the multi-patterned Svenskt Tenn in Stockholm and the beautiful Royal Tichelaar Makkum ceramic factory in […] Read more…

3things

3 Things

[1] Thinking Of You pack of 12 cards £6.50, Keep Calm Gallery [2] Ceramic Engraved Vase £19.50, M&S [3] Barbar tray £2.99 Ikea Read more…

New Mr. Rob

Have you seen Rob Ryan’s new website?? Its so new and exciting, just because it’s so new…and exciting [how shallow am I]! It features all the Rob Ryan stuff you could want all in one place – I know most websites do this, but Rob had a few different sites and blogs running simoultaneously for […] Read more…

Read Me

Since everyone’s abuzz with rumblings of the new Tim Burton Alice In Wonderland film, these papercut bookmarks from Mr Yen are spot on trend. Actually as bookmarks go they are appropriately surreal – a bookmark with words taken from the book that you’re reading, who’s pages you mark with the bookmark about that very book… […] Read more…

Meatballs Most Tender from The Salad Club Girls

A couple of weeks ago Rosie and Ellie, the girls at Salad Club, emailed me their wonderful recipe for carrot and ginger muffins, but being the generous girls that they are, they also gave me an extra fabulous recipe for meatballs with an accompanying Bulgar, Carrot and Halloumi salad to boot! I’m sharing this recipe with […] Read more…

Retail Facility

Finally! Retail Facility makes available the designs of Industrial Facility, some for the first time, and many of which were previously only sold in certain countries. You may not have recognised their work when you saw it, but Industrial Facility have designed many every day things that may already be a part of your daily […] Read more…

El Palauet Barcelona

I actually really dislike hotels, breathtaking decor aside it bothers me to stay somewhere that is void of the city you’re visiting’s personality and also the city’s people – because really you don’t find many Londoner’s staying in a London hotel… When I travel, I want to feel like I connect with the city, it’s […] Read more…

Early Weekend

Goodmorning everyone! I’m off to Ceramic Art London this morning, so of course I thought I’d begin with some work from one of the speakers there today Natasha Daintry. For this reason I’ll be spreading the posts out a little today, and also I’m finishing early because after all it is Friday. We have a […] Read more…

Stupid Little Biscuit

This blunt and baffling but also quite amusing branding for Puccinos Coffee made me smile. I love the sugar packets with contemplative words on them and coffee cups with conversation starting texts. For me getting my coffee in the morning is such a ritual, and is the moment of the day where I am not […] Read more…

Meyer Lavigne

Awesome simple ceramic brooches with cool geometric designs and flashes of gold! From Meyer Lavigne. Read more…

A Day With… Karin Eriksson

To those who read this blog often, I don’t think I have to tell you who Karin Eriksson is as we feature her wonderful hand painted ceramics so often. Karin, is one of the designers who’s work made me fall in love with the interiors industry six years ago when I began my journey as […] Read more…

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