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Friday April 23rd, 2010

ceramics, weekly wrap up by 28

weekly wrap up + mel robson

ac and i are in miami right now celebrating our one year anniversary (yay!) so i’m officially signing off my laptop for the weekend. it’s warm, sunny, and i can’t wait to dive into some cuban food (and the ridiculously clear water here) so i’m going to wrap up the week with these beautiful porcelain…

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Tuesday April 20th, 2010

ceramics, furniture by 6

molly hatch + palo samko

yesterday was a mess with server errors, so before we dive into today i just wanted to apologize for the server time outs and slow loading for yesterday. our server tech made some upgrades so hopefully today will be smooth sailing. if you couldn’t view the site yesterday, please scroll down and check out the…

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Thursday April 8th, 2010

ceramics, flowers, outdoor, products by 16

the pocket beastie planter

it’s already 60 degrees outside (and aiming to hit 80 again!), the sun is shining, and i’ve got gardens and parks on the brain. we’ve got some fun garden/floral posts coming up this afternoon, so i wanted to kick things off with something that would echo that same outdoor love. kelly from succulent love (click…

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Wednesday March 31st, 2010

ceramics by 13

new work from diana fayt

i have a soft spot for rabbit imagery. i’ve never owned them (the ones with the red eyes give me the creeps), but i’ve always happily purchased home and personal accessories with rabbits on them. so when i saw these new pieces from san francisco artist diana fayt i was immediately hooked. diana recently added…

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Friday March 5th, 2010

ceramics, tabletop by 23

new: heath summer 2010

good morning! i thought i’d kick off this grey friday morning with some sunshiney new pieces from heath ceramics in california. for their summer 2010 collection, heath is debuting some cheerful blue and yellow pieces that are part of an ingoing series of glaze experiments by the company. the collection will debut on april 1st,…

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Tuesday March 2nd, 2010

Wednesday February 17th, 2010

ceramics by 13

zipper cups and pumpkin bowls

if you’re a tea drinker like me, you may find yourself occasionally fishing your way into a hot cup of liquid trying to find the tail-end of your teabag string. i don’t enjoy bubbling hot liquid on my skin, so i smiled when i saw these sweet ceramic “zipper” cups at show in LA. each…

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Thursday February 11th, 2010

Wednesday January 13th, 2010

ceramics by 15

new: alyson fox dishware

today i’m so thrilled to announce that alyson fox‘s debut dishware line is available for pre-order! alyson has been working on this project for a while and i’ve been anxiously watching the progress and designs along the way. and today both unica home and velocity art and design are taking pre-orders for the new collection….

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Monday January 4th, 2010

accessories, ceramics by 10

soap studiooos + paulova

lately i’ve lost my zeal for pillows (in exchange for a new obsession with throws) but i really got a kick out of these playful chair-top pillows from brooklyn designer marianne van ooij. i’d actually love to see these as slipcover (backs-only) that you could use for events. it would be such a fun way…

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Tuesday December 15th, 2009

ceramics by 46

kristen wicklund

i’m really excited to check out this show in manhattan later this week: designer kristen wicklund is showing a beautiful collection of crocheted cotton lace dipped in liquid porcelain. after kristen dips the lace in porcelain she fires it in a mold; during the firing the fiber burns out completely and leaves a (gorgeous) hollow…

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Friday October 23rd, 2009

ceramics, products, textiles by 23

new: alyssa ettinger + monika jarg

i couldn’t resist posting these incredible wood and felt rugs from designer monika jarg of tekstiil ruumis. based in estonia, monika designs “carpets of wood” by drilling holes into wood and weaving directly into the surface with fibers. the result is nothing short of stunning. click here to have your socks officially knocked off by…

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Wednesday October 14th, 2009

ceramics by 8

marianne hallberg

it’s been such a treat having elisabeth dunker at the d*s guest blog this week. today she’s introducing to one of her talented friends, ceramicist marianne hallberg. i just love marianne’s striped bowls and mugs- i can’t imagine a nicer way to start off this chilly morning than filling one of those cups with some…

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Monday October 12th, 2009

ceramics, lighting, products, textiles by 0

flowie + naochina

before we jump into home tours and reader questions, i wanted to share these beautiful new pieces from naochina and yaling of flowie. first up- naochina’s new set of glowing ceramic lights. based in shanghai, naochina is a group of product designers who have recently launched a collection of home decor designs. i’m really loving…

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Friday October 9th, 2009

Thursday September 24th, 2009

accessories, ceramics by 12

trophy vase

i always get excited for thursdays because it means a new we like it wild post from the studio choo girls. so i was especially happy to get an extra bit from jill yesterday- she sent over these gorgeous arrangements styled in yellow owl workshop‘s new trophy vase. christine hand-cast this earthenware vase because she,…

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Thursday September 17th, 2009

Tuesday September 15th, 2009

ceramics by 5

maria lintott ceramics

as i pour myself another cup of tea i’m wishing i was pouring it into these beautiful scalloped mugs from maria lintott ceramics. hand made in hertfordshire, england, each of maria’s designs have a lovely sense of lightness to them. i’m especially fond of her fluid bowls as well- those loose edges and sides are…

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Wednesday September 9th, 2009

ceramics by 11

le petit oiseau plates

i’m a big fan of the plate upcycling trend that people like sarah cihat made so popular a few years back. it’s been fun to see various artists work with vintage or found plates and cups and apply their own modern spin to them. artist natalie horsman recently started selling a series of upcycled plates…

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