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Note to self: The girl who came running out while I passed an America Today store, cycling home today. Black haired, dressed in a black sweatshirt wearing black trousers. On the jumper it said America Today, in white lettering. Have to draw … Continue reading
What I like to do when abroad is browsing supermarkets. The packaging is so exotic. I guess I am an easy traveler, don’t need a plan. Culture and art is to be found everywhere. Match box quote.
This is a bottle of washing-up liquid made from the plastic waste found in our canals. It’s done by Ecover, a special issue of the Ocean Plasic Bottle launched last year, taken to the next level: Amsterdam’s plastic waste. Together with their friends … Continue reading
Erm, this is not a surprise gift made from a hoover bag (sorry, it’s the time of the year 😉 It is the tardigrade, or water bear, a tiny animal, seen through the microscope. A good thing they don’t grow taller than … Continue reading
The clip above was shown to me in a mega format through a beamer and I couldn’t help but feeling lifted. It is a happy clip. Although the back of my mind asked Why? going all the way to … Continue reading
This is my new dining area. Inspired by IXXI’s invitation to use their cunning DIY-wall-art-system, and powered by will. Honestly, it took me quite some time to get this together as I was overwhelmed with CHOICE. IXXI is a great … Continue reading
See, how there’s inspiration around us everywhere! I just l o v e these pictures and the way they have come to be. Marta Grossi is a Hong Kong based artist who picks a banana every night, to draw on, … Continue reading
How everyday objects can become very exotic ornaments. The pictures were taken in the 1950’s in Guinea.
Documentary photographer Joost van der Vleuten found his inspiration on the balcony of his flat, looking down. Hundreds of scenes he witnessed and captured, describing the people in his images as ‘dots in a cropped observation’. I sat and watched, … Continue reading