Category Archive: art & design

pillow talk…

so remember my previous post where i gushed unashamed over my new-found resource, spoonflower?  well, i finally had a breath to sit down and create a new print only pillow for my etsy… Continue reading

spoonflower answers…

…my fabric needs and my answer arrived in today’s mail! if you’ve followed my previous posts, you probably came across one that details my foray into silk screening fabric for a little side… Continue reading

house industries + herman miller…

i just got an announcement from house industries previewing their latest collaboration with herman miller asia pacific of limited edition eames wire frame tables!  so far they will only be sold in hong… Continue reading

dring, dring…

…goes the bell! i love how something so mundane gets elevated to art status!  the picture above is evidence of a clever little product line with a happy onomatopoeia to go with it. … Continue reading

what to do when hell freezes over…

…first, don’t panic!  i know i said i’d never, EVER go on facebook!  i did get a lot of “omg’s” and virtual eye rubbing from a lot of you who have heard me… Continue reading

cartoon boyfriend is now live!

i’ve been working on this little collection of housewares for a little while now and it’s finally live online!  some of you know that i’ve been exploring the art of silk screening and… Continue reading

i have a bone to pick…

…i just got back from lunch with a friend of mine who in the past, was making beautiful decoupage bracelets and pulling in the cheddar doing it. (cheddar n. slang for money)  unfortunately,… Continue reading

plinc, plunc, what?…

…oh house industries, once again you’ve turned heads with more tasty options for the typographically inclined!  i got a surprise in the mail yesterday in the form of house industries’ brand, spanking new… Continue reading

a hug and a kiss…

…for the considerably crafty! i almost wish i were into needlepoint because i would definitely jump on this!  as it is now, i have my hands full with working on my own projects… Continue reading

counting down…

…the days until i launch my mini-home collection! i’m so excited as i’ve been working on this since april. the response has been positive so far and that’s a relief as it’s been… Continue reading

today’s inspiration begins with…

…the letter “A.” azzedine alaÏa brought to you by virgine magazine! virgine magazine is a new online and hard copy glossy that focuses on innovators of art, fashion and music.  their outlook is… Continue reading

for font’s sake…

…and a love of textiles, i have been working on a pet project for the past two months.  mind you now, this is just an itty, bitty project wrapped around an idea that’s… Continue reading

the sultan of shade…

…is coming to an event near you! summer soulstic is here and with it comes all of the festivals and outdoor activities!  today is the longest day of the year and at 80+… Continue reading

maintaining a blog…

….can be a full time job in and of itself and we all know how difficult that can be when you’re actually holding down a nine to five that pays! sometimes i get… Continue reading

le cirque du soleil…

…as interpreted by miss van i finally got around to posting the framed results of my miss van piece! commissioned by cirque du soleil and printed in a limited edition of 300, this… Continue reading