Category Archive: art & design

ma poupée…

… ma obession! these little poppet pendants are the delicious work of parisian artist servane gaxotte.  her whimsical designs are beautifully crafted and fully detailed with couture fashions.  each figure is a delightful… Continue reading

nothing new under the sun…

…apparently not. work by tuan tran? i was going to use this post to write about san francisco based artist tuan tran but then i happened to browse through the copy of california… Continue reading

creative wall coverings…

…for commitment-phobes! a new wall covering system by dutch company, ixxi, has me swooning over the possibilities of changing up my environment!  whether you’re a hands on creative or just in love with… Continue reading

in wonderland…

…the surrealist adventures of women artists in mexico and the united states. living in los angeles, i would be hard pressed to miss the banners advertising this exhibit especially since they are constantly… Continue reading

art deco print…

…a sneak peek in midnight… …and dawn. i would love to have a powder room done in ‘dawn’.  i’m not quite sure how i intend to use these in terms of scaling the… Continue reading

custom thonet dining chairs…

….made to order i have to say i love, love, love the chic ethnic look of these colorful fabric adorned chairs i found on etsy! unfortunately the price tag makes them far too… Continue reading

poking holes in pinterest…

image courtesy of the window seat. by now i’m sure most of you have heard of the whole legal quandry surrounding pinterest and their less than acceptable legalese.  for those of you who… Continue reading

iPhone and iPad cases and skins…

…are now available on my etsy store!

my new india floral fabric…

… has finally arrived in two new colorways! the india floral in both rouge and island turned out pretty good although i think i might do a larger cushion in this print scale.  they’re… Continue reading

inspired illustration…

…by yelena bryksenkova. i was searching the internet for textile inspiration and i was completely struck by yelena bryksenkova’s illustrations!  they are the perfect combination of whimsy and sophistication with an eastern european… Continue reading

new turkish vines colorways…

…now available on etsy! i’ve been very productive this past week and am uploading additional product in new colorways to my etsy shop!  these two pillows are in the island color combo.  they’re… Continue reading

kate does florence…

…and milly for sperry topsider. i first fell under the spell of florence broadhurst on a trip to sydney back in 2006.  i found the beautiful book above at a little home furnishings… Continue reading

beautiful wallflower…

…becomes deeper in meaning with peruvian artist, cecilia paredes. being a lover of pattern and texture, i admire paredes’ correlation between them and camouflage. as portrayed in these pictures, she painstakingly recreates the… Continue reading

gettin’ busy…

…and making new cushions! these are a gift hence the gold piping whereas the one for production will come plain.  feels good to be sewing but i need to get down to making… Continue reading

a lifetime of pucci…

..my true love gave to me! christmas came very early this year as my partner lit my love of print with the gift of the limited edition,  PUCCI: by taschen!  the cover is… Continue reading