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Bev Hisey

Bev Hisey, fashion designer turned textile designer, is a notable Canadian designer who specializes in modern home accessories. Modern, but not stiff. Playful, but not over-the-top. Her line is best known for combining unexpected colors + textures resulting in a whimsical touch for your modern space. Rectiliear or curvaceous interlocking patterns. Hand-screened. Die-cut botanical pattern leather. 3-D flower lumbar cushions. See what I mean?

You can shop for Bev Hisey online at UMA, or refer to her website for store locations nearest to you.

Some of my favorites include her wool runners, panels, pillows, and lighting shown below. Splendid!

(photos from bev hisey website.)

Posted in uncategorized on February 15, 2006
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Simplemente Blanco

Fresh air. Sunshine. White.

Boston based Designer, Fernanda Bourlot, is at it again with a new line of men?s bedding added to her Simplemente Blanco collection. The lovely and simplistic collection of sheets, blankets, pillows, and pillow cases can be deliciously yours in colors like rich chocolate brown and dreamy pale sand with accents of tweed, wool, suede, and my favorite, leather. Fernanda also brings you organic inspired items for eating, bathing, sleeping, gardening, personal accessories, even decorating and floral arranging services!

Located at 46 Waltham Street, Studio 203, Simplemente Blanco is open on Tuesdays & Fridays from noon – 5:30 p.m. or by appointment.

Here are some of my fresh finds: a cuddly blanket, unique napkin rings, cozy sheets, and a simply elegant handbag. Keep in simple, sister.



(all photos from simplemente blanco.)

Posted in uncategorized on February 15, 2006

coffee + cre8tive [feb 15 '06]

Inspiration of the day from the lovely Karin Eriksson site. Romance is still in the air.

Reflect on it. What do you see? How does it make you feel? I see Paris in the springtime. People watching at a cafe. On my way to a museum.

Click here for a large version.

Posted in uncategorized on February 15, 2006

philoSophie’s

philoSophie’s is Joanna Alberti, a Boston girl from a local ad agency that launched her own business doodling around, which proves that doodling during board meetings can lead to much, much more. Doodling gave way to Sophie, the star character in Joanna’s cute stationery, t-shirts, tank tops, and more. Gift giving? Most of philoSophie’s items can be personalized, a perfectly sweet touch!

Custom Fall Fashions cards, Boots, $24
set of 10 with customization included.
Custom Fall Fashions cards – Faux Fur, $24
set of 10 with customization included.
Be straight up with friends and martinis note set, $16
wear pumps, take taxis card set, $18
set of 10 cards
pink tee’s, $29 each, S.M.L.XL
with cute sayings like, ‘wear pumps, take taxis.’, ‘shop ’til the cards won’t swipe’, ‘pretty girl, prettier person’, R&R restless and rowdy’, and ‘clothes don’t make you – shoes do!’


(photo: Joanne Alberti above.)

Posted in uncategorized on February 14, 2006

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