Thursday, November 29, 2007

belle du sucre

I was checking out kris's color stripes and saw her post on French sugar shop belle de sucre. So sweet!

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I wish I were in France...

Gap Vespa

I've always loved the retro appeal of Vespas. This limited edition Vespa with a custom design by Gap is the coolest one yet.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

anne black

Clockwise from top left: seam bowl from Clio; porcelain vases on sale (!) at peek keep; tilt porcelain dishware at greener grass design; small convex bowl at rose and radish

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

yellow finds

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Clockwise from top left: Owl tee from Jayson Home & Garden; wild cabbage cup and saucer from Anthropologie; "factory" plate by Snowden Flood at Three Potato Four; dautry wingback chair from Anthropologie; Binth matching game; Kingdom of Spirit 3 from Shiny Squirrel; faceted jewelry box from Anthropologie.


This post is for my friend Rachel who owns the most fabulous vintage clothing store ever, History in Cambridge, MA. I love these tartan plaid bangles from ModCloth. They remind me of Rachel because they are ever so chic and slightly punk rock.

Monday, November 26, 2007

solar bag

This post is for my very cute and chic little sister who needs a new bag and is also quite environmentally saavy. I'm only sorry I can't afford to buy it for her for xmas. Cortland bag by Noon Solar found on notcot.

Sunday, November 25, 2007


SeaCloth is the result of a collaboration of textile designer Susan Harris and entrepreneur Deirdre Halper. Their store features home furnishings and Susan's textiles and is located in Greenwich, CT.

Friday, November 23, 2007

for the birds

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

Felt bird ornaments from Branch.

Bird ornaments from Wisteria

Bird block images from Jayson Home & Garden

Bird coasters from art effect

Bird bowls from Coe & Waito

Lamp from Wisteria

Signed and numbered 'Menagerie' prints from Happy Owl Glassworks are only $10!

Birds in flight by Alena Henessy come in bright white (shown above), pale sky, soft pearl, and silver and come with a 6' hanging line. Two or three might be really nice in a room.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007



New from Phaidon, the first monograph in English on French graphic artist Robert Massin.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

florence broadhurst

I recently bought this book about designer Florence Broadhurst as a birthday present for my sister. I admit that I was more excited about the book cover — a beautiful silkscreened bookcloth — than anything else, but of course the prints and information in the book are also fascinating. This would be a great holiday gift for anyone who appreciates graphic design, interior design, or just a good read about a fascinating, creative, independent woman whose murder is still unsolved.


Sushi soap from Paper Source

Sushi dog toys

Sushi pillow

Sushi USB drives

New crocheted sushi magnets at Modishoppe.

Monday, November 19, 2007

bambu lacquerware


I like these lacquer pieces because the color is rich but matte. Click for retailers.

Friday, November 16, 2007

felt at branch

Felted pebbles from Branch, handmade in Johannesburg, South Africa, as part of a job creation program that offers opportunities to local craftswomen.

These eggflats by Josh Jakus would be great as a valet for watch, keys, etc, or even as a jewelry tray.

Grid wall pocket by Mio.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

blue bell bazaar


I don't know how I could have missed this Etsy shop. Great finds at blue bell bazaar!

Wednesday, November 14, 2007


Blogged by design*sponge and remodelista, these photos of actress Julianne Moore's house in the West Village make me green with you-know-what. Remodelista posted a "steal this look" guide, but I think the best way to get a similar "look" is several million $ and a good downtown realtor.

freud of london

Last summer I bought this small alphabet cappuccino cup for my dad at Freud in Soho (London). It's just the right size. If you're in the area it's definitely worth stopping in to see their elegant ceramics, glassware, and old fashioned electric fans.

Black retro coffee cup (really more like espresso cup — it's tiny)

300mm fan

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

sustainable wallets

Maybe if you put your money in it, the sustainability rubs off on your income. Cork and woodgrain fabric wallet from Cog & Pearl, Brooklyn.

Tracy Tanner cork wallet made with non-toxic glue from the MoMA store.

to look at

A little out of my price range, but nice to look at. Wool and leather duffel from moon cruise gallery.

Monday, November 12, 2007

folk art

Santee Sioux throw pillows are adapted from early 20th century cut-paper designs from the Santee Sioux tribe, and are now in the collection of Santa Fe’s Museum of International Folk Art.

Candles from Wisteria inspired by Central European folk art

Thursday, November 8, 2007


Sea urchin tea lights from Acacia

Royal radiance votives from Wisteria.

Campfire candle holder by David Weeks for Kikkerland

porcelain cans

Good God, these are fantastic! By Lei Xue; seen at notcot.

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

marine images

I've admired the light fixtures from jef designs in the past and these silkscreened panels are no less beautiful.


Monday, November 5, 2007

chocolate hazelnut marzipan

WHAT?!?! Those are the magic words: CHOCOLATE, HAZELNUT, MARZIPAN.

I just died and went to heaven.


seen on notcot


fffound!: a great website for image bookmarking. Refresh every 20 minutes or so for a new and (usually) interesting photo.

Friday, November 2, 2007