Category Archive: art & design

a current affair…

…helped me add more vintage, boho styling to my palette. i’m a boho girl at heart which i almost hate to say because it usually conjures up a very narrow idea of what… Continue reading

getting lost…

…at “i found gallery” was one of the best interactive shopping experiences of vancouver. inspired by some of the often expensive vintage jewelry i saw while exploring vancouver’s retail landscape, i wanted to… Continue reading

i have a new boyfriend…

…and i can’t wait to tell you all about him! he’s suave, smooth, sophisticated and yes, good looking! i might be able to find one for you. 😉 more to come… © janene… Continue reading

iskin summit bags…..

…are like clouds wrapped around your ipad. part of iskins featured q.west line, i saw these at magic a month ago and it was insta-love. they make backpacks and slings too from the… Continue reading

sneak peek…

…at a new project in the works!    

smoking lily…

…is a rare find in vancouver and hopefully an indication of more to come. my first round here in the green capital left me at a loss for shops that stock local designers… Continue reading

ye old seattle paperworks…

…provides mucho inspiration for designers on the hunt for vintage visuals. i won’t lie. we managed to get in by the skin of our teeth as the shop was closing up for the… Continue reading

lodgings fit for a queen…

…on our overnight sojourn to seattle, we were urged to take our night’s rest at the sleek hotel max. billing itself as an art hotel (350 paintings by local artists), it boasts several… Continue reading

poetic pleasures of polish pottery…

…supplied plenty of visual candy when visiting the polish pottery place at pike place market in seattle, washington. located beneath the actual marketplace, i was dazzled when i walked downstairs and was met… Continue reading

back to the future…

…is a simple yet brilliant idea by native buenos aires photographer irina werning! her obsession with old photos has led to her on-going project titled ‘back to the future.’ i found her reminiscent… Continue reading

loeffler randall + suno…

…equals my focus on accessories for this spring. shoes change everything! i cannot get enough of print in fashion and these shoes add that little something extra to the clean neutrals of spring.… Continue reading

loeffler randall…

…needs to credit their musical talent for their s/s11 video. if anyone knows who the artist is, please let me know!

prada s/s2011 video…

…there isn’t anything i don’t like about this video! the clothes, the music, the dancing…. if happiness was the goal, i’m there!

Residual traces of brazil….

…find me still. This time it comes papered in exotic prints by flavor paper. lush and tropical this takes me back to the beautifully painted storefronts that are woven throughout the neighborhoods of… Continue reading

new whimsical textiles…

…i loved the berry sherbert color palette for spring. it has that seventies main street revival look to it…a funkier holly hobby styling reminiscent of what i wore as a little girl. the… Continue reading