A.K. and I made some mugs. ALSO: A bunch of bowls for a soup party!
Toma Stenko amazing from Central Saint Martins F/W 2013 via Style.com.
The amazingly talented Leslie Williamson is coming out with a sequel to Handcrafted Modern! ABOVE: Sneak peeks of Alvar Aalto’s Helsinki studio; support the book here.
My studio visit with the amazing Bari Ziperstein is now up on Sight Unseen!
Stools made from discarded Christmas trees, by Fabien Cappello.
“I Lost You in the Desert,” a series of painted rocks by Pascal Grandmaison. ALSO: Does anyone know where I can get charcoal bread?
Clamp trays by Lina Huring and amazing little rolly bowl.
Studies of crumbled blue paper. Top: Dan Bradica. Bottom: Ívar Valgardsson.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2005) by Marie Jager at Pepin Moore. ALSO: Sunscreen.
Watercolor on paper and colored pencil on paper by Neil Gall at Aurel Scheibler.
Freaking amazing rugs by Jonathan Josefsson.
Amazing stringy scribble laser-cut pieces by Elvira ‘t Hart via HDR.
Instant classics: Bags by Otaat (oh my god backpack), maker of the perfect leather party hat.
Especially the top pair, in allover cork. From Reality Studio S/S 2013 via It Fashion.
String face Katrien Van Hecke dress on sale at No. 6.
Drawings on handmade rag paper by Alyssa Phoebus Mumtaz.
Heading to Sri Lanka in a week to meet up with A.R. and cannot wait. (Apparently Sri Lanka is known for rainbows.) Perfect timing, my latest guide for The Etsy Blog, about wanderlust:
“It’s already dark when you arrive, dazed from the layover all swollen feet and fuzzy teeth, carrying what’s left of the place you’re leaving and one overnight bag. The air is different here — hotter and stickier and less careful — and everyone but you is wearing sandals, and no one knows your name.”