In March I was invited to collaborate on The Design File’s monthly ‘Hunt Gather’ blog post by Simone Haag. With my love of colour I was excited that the theme for the product edit was ‘Radiant Orchid’ – this years Pantone colour of the year. Check out the full blog post here with beautiful objects and artworks featuring glorious purple hues.
I’m glad to see that cork has found it’s way into many more aesthetically pleasing uses other than the old office pin board or kitchen placemat !! …. Image 1) Toorak Residence designed in the early 1950’s by architect Sir Roy Grounds – featuring beautiful cork wall separating the kitchen to the dining. Photograph by Sean Fennessy. Image 2 & 3) Smed stool by Ox Design – i love love love the brass and cork detail here. Available from […]
I love graph paper! Here are a few somewhat quirky finds of how the simple geometric pattern has influenced architecture, interiors and accessories. Image 1) Image found via tumblr. Image 2) Photograph by Bas Princen. Image 3 & 4) The ‘White Retreat’ in Spain by Colombo and Serboli Architecture. | Image via Dezeen. Image 5) Jean-Pierre Raynaud’s la Maison de La Celle-Saint-Cloud, closed in 1988. Image 6) Alice McCall store by Melbourne design firm Wonder. | Image Ella Thomas. Image 7) Lovely stylistic arrangement […]
‘Very Exotic!’ … Image 1: Duddel’s Hong Kong by Ilse Crawford. Image 2) Enoki side tables by e15. Image 3) Marble trivet with leather base by Fort Standard. Image 4) Monsier Bleu restaurant in Paris by Adrien Dirand. Image 5) Side table by Jonathan Zawada. Image 6) Marble wall clock by Norm Architects
Birds of a feather… Image 1 & 2: Handmade feather wing in shimmering blue by Fredericks & Mae. Image 3 & 4: Electric Love ‘Atlantis Dream Catcher’. A Handmade dreamcatcher composed of white turkey feathers and leather tassels in a layered tier. Carved stick in center with attached quartz. Image 5: Julia Deville taxidermy ‘Psychopomp’, Australian forest raven, sterling silver, marcasite, black diamonds, glass, 92 x 47 x 45cm 2010. Available through Sophie Gannon Gallery.
Its so hip to be square …. or triangle, rectangle, hexagon etc at the moment for that matter. Here are a couple of cool geometric designs that i have come across. To be honest, there were just too many to choose from, but today i am loving this colour palette of black, dusty pinks and blonde timber. Image 1: Paper Sculpture from Present & Correct. Image 2: Black hexagon facade found via this awesome hexagon blog Hexagonality. Image 3: ‘Wire Side […]