Category Archives: Design
Yesterday morning I looked out my window and saw blue skies and sun illuminating the gorgeous Fall trees and I knew it was going to be a good day. Well, my day got better. Robin of Seattle-based food blog A … Continue reading
Here’s a gift idea for the foodie, farmer’s market lover, or illustrator in your life: Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life by Brooklyn-based illustrator Julia Rothman. I suppose I’m recommending this book as a gift idea … Continue reading
The DeKalb Market is taking the repurpose mantra seriously. The market which opened this past weekend and will be home to restaurants and local designers’ shops was built from 22 discarded shipping containers. From Inhabitat: Whether fully finished or still … Continue reading
Some posts and news that caught my attention today: Beauty: 4 Myths About the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 (from ecouterre). Business: SIGG’s US Bottle Distributor Files for Bankruptcy. Many consumers forked over some large dollar bills to purchase slick … Continue reading
More burlap love, this time from brin and nohl – they make housewares from upcycled materials such as reclaimed coffee sacks from their local coffee houses and vintage military blankets. Also available at Poppytalk Handmade. Via Poppytalk.
If I’m going to have a conference table in my office, this would be the way to go (well, minus these chairs) – something not so stuffy, something made from reclaimed wood. Via Re-Nest
Incredibly beautiful handmade porcelain pieces by Sydney-based Samantha Robinson.
Reduce plastic bag waste with BAGGU’s lightweight reusable grocery bags, available in just about every color. They’re perfect to keep in your purse or backpack for those unplanned grocery runs. Learn more about the BAGGU mission here.
Love the look and idea behind these pieces from the Urban Logs Collection from Ilan Dei Studio. Focusing on “urban renewal,” each piece gives new life to urban and suburban trees that have been previously removed and are destined to … Continue reading
Another great wall shelving look. From Flea Market Style flickr group pool.