Today’s Track – Life Changes, Rose Smith

Since it’s “Maison” week on the blog, I thought I’d feature a song discovered along the way. A friend and I were shopping at Merci in Paris’ Marais one Saturday night, when the champagne began flowing. Well, who can resist that? So we settled in to people watch the fabulous folk attending the posh design week event (most of whom were actually invited, which – technically – we were not). Today’s track was part of the hipster playlist. Life Changes by Rose Smith from the album Dawn Raiding, 2002.

Rose Smith Dawn Raiding


Maison et Objet, January 2015 Recap – part 1


A blogger without reliable internet is… well, pretty hosed. Now it seems that bothersome situation has ebbed, and I’m up and running again. So it’s about time I share out some of the amazing eye candy I absorbed a few weeks ago at the Maison et Objet trade fair in Paris. Today, some of the notable colors stories.

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Goods to Go


I’m loving this fresh take on design for The Kitchen, the prepared-foods division of Whole Foods Market. Moniker teamed up with San Francisco-based Rubber Design to create a visual identity system that spanned everything from identity and packaging to custom illustration and signage.

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2015 Valentine’s Day Cards

Here are a few of my favorite “love letters” to celebrate this Valentine’s Day… (As always, click to shop!)

Ink Meets Paper - $5
Ink Meets Paper – $5
Chez Gagne - $5.25
Chez Gagne – $5.25
Fluid Ink Letterpress - $5.19
Fluid Ink Letterpress – $5.19
Ink Meets Paper - $16/6
Ink Meets Paper – $16/6
Lark Press - $4.25
Lark Press – $4.50
Giorgia Kat - $5
Giorgia Kat – $5
Paper Source - $17.95/10
Paper Source – $17.95/10
Egg Press - $5
Egg Press – $5
The Red Button Press - $5
The Red Button Press – $4.70
The Red Button Press - $4.70
The Red Button Press – $4.70
Chocolate Letters - $2.75
Chocolate Letters – $2.75
Paper Elephant Press - $5.55
Paper Elephant Press – $5.55
Downtown Writing & Press - $7
Downtown Writing & Press – $7
Rifle Paper - $4.50
Rifle Paper – $4.50
Rifle Paper - $4.50
Rifle Paper – $4.50
Steel Petal Press - $4.50
Steel Petal Press – $4.50



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