Saturday, 21 January 2017

Friday, 20 January 2017

Roberto Burle Marx


Brazilian Roberto Burle Marx was a landscape architect, designer and artist. He is perhaps best known by his famously recognisable beach side pavements in Rio de Janeiro. The swirly, wavy design is famous worldwide!


He was also the creator of not only gorgeous tropical landscaping, but the architectural plans for his gardens were artworks in themselves! I'm particularly taken by these plans and their colours and designs.


He was also a modernist artist .. so brilliant in so many ventures.







Some of his modernist art






More..

http://www.archdaily.com/792639/roberto-burle-marx-a-master-of-much-more-than-just-modernist-landscape


http://theplanthunter.com.au/gardens/roberto-burle-marx-the-modernist-gardener/



http://www.vogue.com/slideshow/13467064/roberto-burle-marx-brazil-gardens









Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Little brick studio


Love this building by MAKE architects. It's called the 'little brick studio'.

Via www.archdaily.com







Friday, 6 January 2017

Marimekko Veljekset print


I'm in love with this new Marimekko print.

 Veljekset is the name of this print, created by Maija Louekari, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Finland's independence.








Saturday, 31 December 2016

Friday, 23 December 2016

Ninn Apouladaki


Have a look at these beautiful children's masks by Ninn Apouladaki. I spotted them via Paul & Paula and thought that the photography was breathtaking!





Thursday, 15 December 2016

Pottery class

I just finished a 12 week pottery class and I'm so excited to share the results.

The last time I did pottery was in high school so please keep that in mind!

The beginnings..



Our teacher sent everyone this picture after our first kiln firing .. some of my pieces are there!


So rapt with the results!!
Some of my pieces ..... below


Below, mine is the little droplet shaped vase in the centre, front.






Monday, 12 December 2016

Native Swinson

Native Swinson is an organic wallpaper and fabric design company run by Kate Swinson. The company manufactures beautifully hand drawn, screenprinted artisan wallpaper and fabric which is then made into children's play tents and other items. 

Based in Sydney Australia, Kate's love of the Australian bush combined with her fantastic art and illustrations makes the designs beautifully unique.

Native Swinson is stocked at templeandwebster.com or, for more stockists, visit nativeswinson.com.au

All images by Native Swinson 



Green shady tree wallpaper $450 / 10 metre roll
Blue biro banksia wallpaper $450 / 10 metre roll
Bondi green banksia wallpaper $450 / 10 metre roll
Blue biro banksia cushion $88
Green shady tree cushion $88










Sunday, 11 December 2016

Mochi Spring 2017

Mochi label's Spring 2017 collection is a pompom paradise. There's pompoms and tassels everywhere! Mochi's clothes are all ethically made by local artisans in the Middle East, using traditional methods of embroidery to create modern pieces. I love their philosophy: Every thread has a tale. There's also a beautiful children's clothing diffusion line named Mini Mochi.









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