Tag Archives: storytelling

Textile Art | Fabric Talk

  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

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Public diary | Record

  I live in an archive. A collection of stuff that somehow caught my eye and spoke to me. The record I bought at a flea market, because it reminded me of my childhood. When I was a girl about … Continue reading

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Randomness

Random remnants on the beach of Sicily, August 2016. An apparently random composition, but created by nature’s force. I love the piece of pizza in it.  

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Storytelling

I stumbled upon this image when I was looking up Ai Weiwei, the Chinese activist/artist whom I met last Friday. A full moon made from what looks like hundreds of full moons grouped in a circle. Seen from a distance, many dots can … Continue reading

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Stuff

As a joke I tend to say I live in an archive. But is it a joke? I keep about 100 shoeboxes, boxes and folders full of ‘stuff’. On a lot of them it actually says ‘stuff’ as an index. … Continue reading

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Picture the pattern

For the blog and the Facebook page of The Fabric of Home – my brandnew label in Home & Living accessories – I am researching the history of African fabrics. And I came across this long list of curious names … Continue reading

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