Thursday, May 19, 2011


MANIMAL has some really cool Native-American inspired necklaces, moccasins and even baby booties. Everything is handmade in Brooklyn by designer Kristen Lombardi (who started the line after a trip to the Southwest). They also have some vegan pieces, how thoughtful!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011


One of my favorite designers, MOCIUN, is holding a pop-up shop until May 31st. I hope to check it out this weekend!

MOCIUN Pop Up Shop
200 Livingston Street, between Smith and Hoyt, Brooklyn, NY
May 5-31, Wed to Sun 12-7PM

(Images via Lena Corwin)

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Bottled Flowers

Here are some beautiful works by artist Makoto Azuma. In his latest series, Azuma overstuffs glass bottles with dying flowers and then fills them with water, as if they were being preserved. Even though they are short-lived, they are stunning. You can see more here.

Monday, May 9, 2011

A House in Maine

I just revisited this old Men's Vogue article on the home of Rogues Gallery founder, Alex Carleton.  His beautiful home in Cape Elizabeth, Maine is authentic, calm and inviting. I would love to lay in that cozy bed with the window open and read a book. Some people's work is an honest expression of their self, and I think that is especially true with Alex.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Montgomery Rag

I love these vintage textiles and found items from Montgomery Rag in Georgia. They would be perfect to decorate the rustic country home that I am dreaming of....

Monday, May 2, 2011

Noble Handcrafted

Nobel Handcrafted is a brand that embraces the collaboration of craft with the pioneering of our new American food tradition, a tradition that is being continually refined.”