Category Archives: Design

Living Forest Designs & A Chow Life – I Won!

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

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Gift Idea: Farm Anatomy by Julia Rothman

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

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Brooklyn’s DeKalb Market Made From Salvaged Shipping Containers

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

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Bouncing Around

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

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Reclaimed Coffee Sacks

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.

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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

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Porcelain Beauties

Incredibly beautiful handmade porcelain pieces by Sydney-based Samantha Robinson.

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