Amazing, gorgeous things at new shop Mercado, curated by the supremely talented Kneeland Co, including woven, handmade chairs by Pacific Wonder Land.
The “Vary” couch by Nina Bruun. ALSO: Solar eclipse wall light.
Hats from Peter Jensen S/S13, inspired by the sculpture of Barbara Hepworth. ALSO: Holey shoes.
Drawings by Ronan Bouroullec from the “ERB” series at the Wrong Shop.
From a three-week residency at the island Sylt, Germany by Strijdom van der Merwe.
Cast concrete pieces by Ned Smyth via Salomon Contemporary.
My studio visit with the amazing designers of Building Block is now up on Sight Unseen!
“Maybe it’s not someone else’s perfect but it’s our perfect.”
Daily collages by Tom Moglu via Claire Cottrell.
Photographs of paper by Michael Pfisterer. ALSO: Gorgeous, gorgeous “Collection of Mathematical Models.”
The canons of perfect page design: J. A. Van de Graaf, Raúl Rosarivo, Jan Tschichold, Villard de Honnecourt via Present&Correct via Retinart:
“Not the ok book, nor the pretty good book, but the perfect book.”
Marble print on column dresses, yes. By Jessie Hands via thisispaper/StyleBistro. UPDATE: This dress from Chalayan SS13.
Enamel on masonite and wood by Sven Lukin via Gary Snyder/theeyestheysee.
Went to the ForYourArt planter pop-up over the weekend with K., N. and R. and, like, totally scored. Top two by Shoshi Kanokohata, large piece by Kathleen Ryan, and tray by Kye Potter and Julia Dzwonkoski.
My latest post for The Etsy Blog! On fiber arts and repetition and meditation and:
“. . . the anxiety that this will be ugly, so freakin’ ugly, but you will love it because you made it and lose your critical faculties to sentiment.”
Rocks: Now that I’ve seen it, I can’t unsee it. (Thanks, N!) From Fabrics Interseason and Cosmic Wonder Light Source. ALSO: Naoya Hatekeyama’s “Blast” series via Siong Chin.
Hats by Ewa Kulasek for SCHA, at Farfetch and Yoox:
“I believe in intuition and inspiration as important factors in creative process (it may be belief to some and mathematics to others), and I believe in concentration.”
Remember these? My interview with the mysterious science fiction writer behind Future Eyes is now up on Sight Unseen:
“It reminds you that the world responds to your imagination, which is the essence of change.”
Graduate textile collection by Jessica Leclare via Trendland.
Amazing hammered copper and brass spoons by Yumi Nakamura at Cibone via Spoon and Tamago. (Thanks, M.!)