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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