Sometimes life is all about a fresh start. Sometimes all one needs for a new perspective is the inspiration of another personâs actions. One glance at Gaspard Tiné-Berí¨sâ design work caught my attention, but it was as I learned more about his Short-Circuit trio of appliances and the affirmative business plan behind them that inspiration [...]
A few months ago, I finally joined Instagram (you can follow me at rachelhulan). At first I felt pretty silly holding up my big ol’ iPad to take images with, but I quickly realized how great it was for capturing design inspirations, like the scene above.
The oldest known redwood, found in Humboldt Redwoods State Park in California, is believed to be 2,700 years old. Redwoods are known for their longevity, so perhaps itâs no coincidence that the logo for the California Redwood Company features a stylized infinity loop supporting a seedling redwood. Itâs a fitting symbol, for, where many companies committed [...]
Tile mosaics, and thus tiny tile, have been around since before the fall of Pompeii… image via thedogsofpompeii.com
You may have noticed a rather pronounced silence around this here blog lately. The reasons are many, varied, and mostly boring to go into. Suffice to say, circumstances required a little unplanned for time off, but we are back and ready to roll up our sleeves once again. So look for new product reviews, artisan [...]
Itâs been a while since we featured nursery items here, and one look at these gentle charmers from Amenity Home was proof enough that the time had come to do so again.
We lived near the ocean back in the day. My family went to the beach often and I remember exploring the shoreline as a child, enjoying the crash of the waves, the briny smell of the water, the little joy of discovering shells.
Seattle, WA may be a Mecca for coffee lovers, but thereâs so much more to the city than that. Itâs also a hotbed for sustainable business ethics and the development of a low-impact lifestyle, both of which mesh nicely with this weekâs featured company, Viola Park.
All that glitters may or may not be gold (in fact, it is usually polished brass), but it certainly is a hot design trend right now.