June 2012 archive

Instagram: A Sense of Belonging?

Ok so I am a very late starter with this Instagram business but I am officially hooked. For those who have been hiding under a rock like myself – Instagram is a free photo sharing program that allows users to take a photo, apply a digital filter to it, and then share it on a […] Read more…

A Chocolate Mill: Studio Weiki Somers

I have been seeing this beautiful project by Dutch design firm Studio Wieki Somers and chocolatiers Rafeal Mutter everywhere. From what i’ve seen projects that usually try to mix design and chocolate tend to fall a little short of being completely innovative. This 220 pound cylindrical block of chocolate designed by the studio doubles as […] Read more…

Inspiring Magazine: Kinfolk

Browsing at Anthropologie the other day, I came across an achingly beautiful magazine I hadn’t seen before. Kinfolk has sweet and holistic concept of a lifestyle magazine that “celebrates small gatherings” by slowing down life and appreciating the small things. Produced in Portland, Oregon primarily by couple Nathan and Katie Williams [who are a contender […] Read more…

Oh Geode: A Mineral Trend

No longer relegated to science books and school charts the design world is literally obsessed with Geodes at the moment and so am i! Geodes are partially hollow sparkling crystals and come in many magical colours.  Lately designers are featuring their forms on accessories, furniture, on textile prints and simply as decor. I want to […] Read more…

Darling Clementine: Folk and Flora

Scandinavian brand Darling Clementine are one of my favourite home accessories brands – and every-time they release a new theme that is cuter and more fun than the next. Their fresh illustrations always use amazing colour combinations and clever narratives that make me itch to buy more notebooks and totes and cards than i really […] Read more…

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