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mahna mahna factory

saw this shop on for me, for you yesterday –  i would happily put every single item in my house

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normann copenhagen

normann copenhagen sells nice stuff

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walk in bookcase

a walk in bookcase is almost more appealing than a walk in closet (almost)

the rest of the house is pretty darn amazing too… Continue Reading →

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upside down vegetables

what an amazing idea if you don’t have much of a garden (or a garden at all) and you want to grow your own veggies

the advantages of upside-down gardening are many: it saves space; there is no need for stakes or cages; it foils pests and fungus; there are fewer, if any, weeds; there is efficient delivery of water and nutrients thanks to gravity; and it allows for greater air circulation and sunlight exposure.

story from the ny times

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bird nerd

i might have to get this cup to drink my tea out of at the office, as we are faced with severe cup politics - don’t use my cup and i won’t use yours kind of thing.

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brook farm general store

brook farm general store is a shop in brooklyn, ny that stocks nice and simple old and new wares

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balto building

greg martin did an awesome renovation of this old building in minneapolis, taking 2 years to turn it from a run down warehouse-like commercial building into 2 residential units (one of which he settled in with his daughter) and one commercial unit, to supplement his income. impressive & so beautifully done…

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ravilious for me

perhaps you remember the post i did about eric ravilious? well when i was researching him i happened to come across one of his wedgwood plates on bid or buy, of all places, and it arrived in the post yesterday!

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