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Orla Kiely Spring/Summer 2007

Orla’s Spring/Summer 2007 campaign is lovely, her rugs and pillows, and of course the clothes and bags… They make me feel happy today. Pretty images with a splash of yellow, they can really make the beginning of a work week brighter, can’t they? Enjoy.


(images from orla kiely)

Posted in fashion + accessories, flooring, inspiration, textiles on March 05, 2007

Design House Stockholm

More to love from Sweden today… Have you browsed Design House Stockholm lately?

Art Collection, consisting of some of the most popular textile designs in 1950’s Sweden, are now available to order off the bolt (sold per meter) or as table runners, placemats, totes, cosmetic cases, pillows. Learn more about these designs, and locate stocklists, on the Design House Stockholm website under Products.

(images from design house stockholm)

Posted in shopping, textiles, travel on February 27, 2007

Love is Blind @ Bodie and Fou

Love is Blind is a team of two British talents, product designer Patrick Laing and fashion textiles designer Abi Williams. I love their new collection of blinds, so unique and definitely more interesting that the standard white ones we see here in America at Home Depot’s everywhere. There are currently 7 designs total (“hand show” is not shown), but I feel mostly drawn to 2 of designs – the tree, perfect for those in the city who may not look out and see as many as they’d like, and of course I love the plants because I think the color and pattern is fabulous, especially for a kitchen. You can find the blind collection from Love is Blind exclusively at Bodie and Fou online.




(images from bodie and fou)

Posted in textiles on February 21, 2007

Alena Hennessy *New* Additions!

Fresh from Alena Hennessey’s studio, comes pretty woven pillows, tapestries, and totes in addition to her already solid collection of paintings, apparel, and sculpted birds in flight. I love the new horse pillows and totes – so nice to see something a bit different as far as motifs go… And who doesn’t love a beautiful horse?

Alena is not only talented, but she is very attentive and caring, and every experience with her is as special as the things she makes. Here are some images of her latest, or if you’d like to place an order, click here for more information.


(images from alena hennessy)

Posted in fashion + accessories, textiles on February 20, 2007

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