I don’t know about you, but I’m hooked on American Idol this season. And it isn’t just because Harry Connick Jr. was my first real crush. It might be typical tv spectacle, but there’s something about the sweet hope and emotion of each contestant and their families behind them, plus the power of their individual performances. Right now I’m really routing for Majesty and MK…
These beautiful textiles for the home are made by Elephant Landing, an inspiring social enterprise. The products are each made by hand in India as a part of a training program for women, who receive a sewing machine upon graduation to continue their trade back in their home village. 100% of profits are used to educate and employ more women in neighboring villages of India.
(*via The City Sage)
Which letter would you choose for a desk? French designer/creator, Benoit Challand created Fold Yard, a project using the entire alphabet for desk spaces. Word!
A secret rush project for an exciting magazine has me zooming around this week! Desk = chaos.
Appreciating the restful stay I had with my fam in Bucerias these past two weeks. Long live avocado and bougainvillea and WARMTH.
For a little early spring cleaning, we’re offering some of our design stamps at brilliant discounts of around 40-45% through One Kings Lane today, ending Saturday. If you’re new to OKL, sign up through this link and receive $15 credit immediately!
Traveling with a talented photographer friend like Angie Smith ensures you will have beautiful images for remembering your adventures.
A few weeks ago, Angie and I spent a weekend in Washington state on the Olympic Peninsula, spending a night at the historic Lake Quinault Lodge in the Olympic National Forest. Here are some of her photos (you can spy me in the lawn below).
For more of her work, visit angiesmithphotography.com.
Five years ago yesterday was the official launch of Paperfinger! Here are the early blog posts from that month plus the original napkin invitations that got the word out on 100 Layer Cake. I couldn’t be more grateful to have spent these last five years with Paperfinger by my side. To many more!
(*via Design Milk)