Author Charlotte Moss once wrote, “We must occasionally remind ourselves of our brief visit on this planet. Shouldn’t we try to express ourselves clearly, make a personal stamp on our environment, and pay attention to the details that make the difference?” And I suppose that’s why my surroundings are so important to me. They’re details – a loose narrative, a personal stamp, a collective visual diary of artifacts and mementos and souvenirs that illustrate our daily lives.
The 24 Dientes team have finally designed a planter that speaks the language of plant-killing humans everywhere. Handmade by artisans in Spain, each “I Will Survive” pot is unique (and uniquely optimistic in lieu of our botany-centered forgetfulness!). LINK: 24 DIENTES
Aarikka is the Finnish company behind Keisarinna: a collection of wooden lamps, vases, candleholders and serving trays that launched in 1969. Run by three daughters whose mother created the line after being inspired by a wooden button in her studies at Helsinki Arts and Crafts Institute, each wooden bead is assembled either at home or
Hunter & Fox just sent over this video of Geronimo Balloons founder Jihan Zencirli and I’m already dreaming of floating away into the skies with a tassel of shiny trailing behind. I have a feeling you’ll join me after watching.
I must be a super nerd, because I’m feeling very wanty over way too many of these goodies (2, 4 and 7 mainly!). Behold: a guide to weird products for the weird folks in your life: 1. Because ‘Big Bang Theory’ is her favorite show. Periodic Table shower curtain ($30) at ThinkGeek 2. For the
Founded in 2008, Duette Design consists of French-Canadian powerhouse duo Helene Georget (illustrator) and Rachel Peloquin (stylist). In their latest collection, Walden, I love how you can see the marriage of these two girls unique, but complementary, skills. Take a look:
Pattern on pattern (I like to call this Urban Camouflage!) is still going strong in the world of fashion styling, even overflowing into a few favorite kids’ collections, photography series and art installations. And in an effort to procrastinate on today’s to do list, I’ve rounded up a few of my favorites from around the
Nail polish is the ultimate upper, right? I love this quirky collection of mini nail polishes packaged in such a quirky fashion. And on this dark winter morning, each bright hue (3 for $20) is just what the doctor ordered! LINK: LUCKY SCENT