Featured Designer: Salt labs

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

We have had maps on the brain since posting our map trend report back in August so I couldn’t wait to share these stunning pillow covers from Salt…

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Feature Designer: 56th Studio

Friday, May 18, 2012

I thought these prints from the new design studio, 56th Studio, were just so vibrant and compelling and perfect for a Feature Friday. 56thStudio is a multidisciplinary design…

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Featured Designer: Nina Levett

Friday, March 23, 2012

I thought I would wrap this week up with a little interior design inspiration! These pieces are all the work of designer Nina Levett, who lives and works…

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Studio Highlight: JuJu Papers

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

First of all, Happy Valentine’s Day!!!!!! I didn’t plan a cute V-day post, my apologizes, but I do have a little gift for those of you on my…

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New Collection: IDAD

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Just a few super cute bags and pillows from the Milan based brand- IDAD. For more information check out the store here and Ida’s beautiful blog here. Enjoy!

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On the Inside: Leah Duncan

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

I am absolutely smitten with the work of Leah Duncan. This Austin based illustrator and surface designer has a fantastic way with layout and color and I found…

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On the Inside: Byrdie Graphics

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

I have been considering wallpapering a certain wall for the past year or so (Yes, I am slow to move on home projects). But I am now leaning…

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Surface Designer: Renata Rubim

Thursday, July 21, 2011

A major focus of this blog is apparel Textile Design. It is my background and I am just naturally drawn to sharing this type of inspiration. But a…

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On the Inside: Henry Road

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

One of my very first posts was about Henry Road and the way the head designer/founder, Paula Smail, beautifully combines patterns into pillows and other home decor items. You…

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Outdoor Living: Turk Style

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

*images via Schumacher I was so excited to see this collection of bold fabrics featured in the latest issue of Lonny Magazine. The fabrics are a collaboration between…

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