Tag Archives: handmade

Everyday Geometry | The Pattern Behind Natural Beauty

Now on display downstairs, a still life of a small vase with three dried flowers against a backdrop of a Surinam wooden disk with handcut geometric pattern.

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Temporary Favorite | Eclectic slipper

Creative Director Alessandro Michele’s eclectic vision for Gucci is in full bloom this season, reworking one of the house’s mainstay styles: the everpopular Princetown slippers. Expertly crafted in Italy from raffia with premium leather lining, it’s trimmed with metallic gold-toned horsebit. Note the slight … Continue reading

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Boys or girls

Preparing for a photo shoot with the theme Duch Masters I saw a documentary on tv about the Dutch village of Marken, which used to be an island. It told the story of a small community losing its traditions after … Continue reading

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Cross stitch motto

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People with/without aura

Yesterday we chose the new book to read with the book club. Translates People Without Aura, by Jente Postuma. (Going by the illustration, I think I will enjoy the book, it’s great! Drawing and typography by Claudie de Cleen) Aura/no aura was … Continue reading

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Originals

Today I had a closer look at Handjob, a book about handmade typography, curated by Mike Perry. I just  l o v e  wonky letters drawn by hand, ideally expressing original thoughts. It’s refreshing to see all of this was … Continue reading

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One Minute Ceramics

Work by the modern Renaissance man Marcel Wanders. The One Minute Delft Blue ceramics, hand painted by the master himself. How intuitive decisions were made. marcelwanders.com

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Mini store

Last week, while browsing for a client I came across this little handmade shop interior, and I  l o v e  it! I love fabrics as you may know, and amidst a hectic work/life routine I try to set up shop … Continue reading

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Wow With Discount

This is one of the reasons I love museum shops: you get extra special wannahaves you couldn’t buy anywhere else! Now the DesignMuseum in London sells a wonderful selection of rugs, this one is by Lesley Barnes from Glasgow. She … Continue reading

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