Fans of live edge, rejoice! Rustic Trip is an Etsy shop that specializes in creating furniture pieces (like headboards, tables and the like) out of enormous slabs of live edge wood. Yes, they’re spendy – but sooooo gorgeous!
Darling Clementine is a small Norwegian design agency that also offers an edited collection of products under the banner: “Darling Clementine Paper Empire” (love that moxie!). I am totally charmed by their scandinavian aesthetic, and ability to create work that is clearly modern yet gives a warm nod to tradition. They also write a nice blog that you can visit by clicking HERE.
I’ve been on an art kick over the past few months, picking up a piece here and there to refresh and modernize my space; falling in love with a new generation of contemporary abstract fine art. I discovered the work of Salt Lake City-based artist Holly Addi while perusing Pinterest…
Her paintings are often about contact with architecture and basic living elements. Energy (heat, light, water), space and landscape are examined in less obvious ways and sometimes developed in absurd ways. In a search for new methods to ‘read the city’, she focuses on the idea of ‘public space’ and more specifically on spaces where anyone can do anything at any given moment: the non-private space, the non-privately owned space, space that is economically uninteresting.
Need a bit of colorful inspiration? One of my very favorite sources for a dose of exuberant color-joy is Love Print Studio, a fabulous blog from the Midlands, UK. Her eye for combining images into colorful collages is simply extraordinary! Enjoy!
I’m getting in the mood for spring; and for getting outside and playing in the dirt. Here in Minneapolis, it’s not quite time for gardening in earnest, so I’m focused on a bit of indoor gardening. First order of business? Acquiring a really cool plant stand…
A few more pics of ABC Carpet’s spring assortment, as well as a couple of photos from Home Nature, one of my very favorite shops in Manhattan! (They’re the last 5 montages.)