Category Archive: art & design

farming in rio…

…is not quite what this post is about! rather it’s about another retail experience at farm in ipanema. farm is an atelier in the zona sul specializing in modern clothing in vibrant prints… Continue reading

gilson martins’ little shop that could…

…one of the highlights of rio was being able to pop into gilson martins in ipanema! like so many shops in sao paolo, melissa’s for instance, gilson’s follows the trend of bringing the… Continue reading

la informacion es bella!…

…as evidenced in this beautifully compiled book by london based info-graphic guru, david mccandless. if anything says stop and smell the roses, this book does as it points out the beauty in information… Continue reading

all that glitters…

…is golden and a bit of gold was one of my gifts this christmas! my partner bestowed upon me, a golden wing encased in glass, copper and silver. an unusual piece fashioned by… Continue reading

all washed up…

…i think not! This a watercolor I did for a client. i hadn’t picked up a paintbrush in years and i was never any good at watercolors. however, nothing is written in stone!… Continue reading

a just claws for gift giving…

…noir jewelry is already high on my list of unusual gift-ables (i think i’m definitely jonesin’ for a holiday ring) and as usual, they never fail us with their sublime selection of bejeweled… Continue reading

please oh please…

…let me receive one of these for christmas! 🙂 seriously, what a cheeky little ring obviously available in silver, gold and platinum and brought to you by itsno.name. boasting the periodic table information… Continue reading

and while i’m at it…

…these new goodies from anthropologie are killing me! this tea time chandelier by cake vintage is a capricious example of reusing vintage materials for a fresh purpose. each chandelier will be slightly different… Continue reading

pakistani truck art…

…having seen a bbc report on pakistani truck art, i immediately jumped on the web to find more eye candy! these images are a potent use of color and an absolutely dazzling array… Continue reading

temple of the sun goddess…

…jasper goodall 4 bikini. what better bikini to lie on the sun drenched beaches of ipanema this winter? i scored this little number from the outnet and am looking forward to adding it… Continue reading

it’s so good to see…

…that old school glamor is back. chic and contemporary with just a touch of quirk. i’m always intrigued by the meeting of fashion and graphics and find the ss/11 collection by london based… Continue reading

shoes, glorious shoes…

…when they’re this beautiful are definitely not made for walking grubby sidewalks or navigating garbage strewn streets. shoes this gorgeous are meant to make a statement and these say, ‘shut up and sit… Continue reading

i love this poster…

i told myself i wouldn’t do this…

…but i can’t help it! there are so many fantastic blogs dedicated to print! i just get sucked in and simply can’t tear myself away. i decided to post a few of my… Continue reading

wearable art…

…has become my solace in this time of economic uncertainty. my squeeze and i like to indulge in artistic purchases as inspiration for our own creative endeavors and jewelry has become an area… Continue reading