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From the virtual shopwindow of Vlisco’s Boutique, here’s a selection of designs from the top 25 best selling fabrics. Knowing, the women buying this African wax cloth often decide on a fabric because of the symbolic design; the pattern … Continue reading
A selection from the printed fabrics on sale at Vlisco, 160 original Java designs in total.
A selection of images saved on my desktop. Somehow there’s a rich green in the air, juicy and mature. Autumn is coming , but you can hold on to summer’s peak.
At The Museum of Everything – located in the Kunsthal in Rotterdam – I was struck by a gallery of portraits by Johnson Weree. Johnson Weree (1970, Liberia) Itinerant émigré draughtsman of limitless visionary capacity, whose swirling palette resolves itself into bursts, portraits and … Continue reading
I l o v e paper. Maybe it’s a default setting for a graphic designer, but my love goes wayyy back: from paper, envelopes and stamps – as a child I wanted to become a post office employee – I moved on to larger … Continue reading
Something I came across during a walk in the woods. Enhanced in photoshop.
Since this blog is about the inspiration of everyday life I wondered whether this image would be fit for publishing, but then again, the internet is a very large part of today’s everyday life, and qualifies almost anything, so, yes … Continue reading
It may look rather plain on the outside, but it is always a joy to cut a red cabbage in two, and display the incredibly ingenious insides. Beautiful lines & intense color, inimitable!
“Textiles aren’t just the sum of their fibres—they are the carriers of the ideas woven into their patterns.” Zooming in on the handwoven textiles of Swedish textile artist Simon Key Bertman the dimesions seems to change. “The dynamic check sequence … Continue reading