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Tag Archives: handmade
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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