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…

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.

dream desk

dream desk, absolute flippen dream desk: a 1920s french drafting table… these aren’t bad either…

wit

i grew up in a white walls household – it just went with my parent’s ‘modernist’ house and that was that. i still get nervous about putting colour on the walls, though i have toyed with the idea of light grey (hah). my rented flat has a sort of beigey crap colour…

all i need

i know i usually feature fancy looking wood & glass masterpieces, but i’d really just like a pretty little house, possibly with a garden (or a courtyard, or a verandah – or all three) that’s close to town so that i can walk everywhere.

“under a vast blue sky”

from the new york times: Jan McFarland Cox, an artist and designer, spent nearly a decade of her life building a house in the Idaho desert, along with architect Tom Kundig. imagine lingering over a cup of coffee in this kitchen!

neverend

i really can’t decide which colour i prefer. both? from furni neverend is a series of clocks created in conjunction with a select group of incredibly talented artists and designers. Each piece features artwork that is laser-etched onto a 3/8” thick piece of high quality russian birch plywood to create…

spartan

i just want to scoop up spartan’s entire inventory. they sell homeware, jewellery, paper goods, bags and even diana cameras. feels a bit like muji meets quirky vintage.

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show offs

psh! like i’d want to live in some charming beach front mexican casa complete with pink water and former burberry models. whatevs. via the selby