Thursday, November 30, 2006

lotta jansdotter smycka handbag. used to be a fellow sf resident. now the lucky ducks in brooklyn get to enjoy her holiday trunk shows.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

the blue print holiday gift guide has some pretty fabulous ideas for gifts (or for coveting). here's my personal favorite (for coveting, of course):

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

iittala sarpaneva cast iron pot is another long time favorite. so pretty, so durable...

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

chickens at a chula vista ranch (ca. 1915) from the california archives

Friday, November 17, 2006

i'm kind of in love with this gorgeous eva zeisel collection that was reissued by crate & barrel a few years back. now they fuel my obsession by adding a new piece. in honor of her 100th birthday, c&b has introduced the coffee pot (for a limited time...).

Thursday, November 16, 2006

great idea from the wurst gallery in portland. i love the idea that something so simple makes such a beautiful, easy piece of art. you can even buy your own kit here! (nice gift idea for the upcoming holiday season???)

top image by supermundane
bottom image by jill bliss

Monday, November 13, 2006

Friday, November 10, 2006

inspired by grace's recent bizbox post on slate about being a girl in business, i'm trying to organize a group of women designers/entrepreneurs. if you're interested, or know anyone in the bay area who'd be interested, send them over to girl design.

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

more maira! i just love her illustrations. new monthly illustrated column for the ny times.

Friday, November 03, 2006

throws and scarves at wallace sewell. wonderful color combinations and textures.

pretty clothes by carolann wachter via ms. spinach

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

i admired this piece by maxine sutton in an anthropologie catalog a while back, but i didn't investigate further...too bad, cause i her works are just beautiful. thanks to the treehugger blog on the house & garden website, i got to see these loverlies: