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Monday August 31st, 2009

accessories, ceramics by 7

sweet bella

last week holly at livingston and porter sent me a link to the sweet bella site and i’ve been clicking back and forth to it for days now. i’m trying to think of a reason i’d need to own these berlin bear brushes, other than to enjoy looking at them. and the porcelain apples? for…

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Wednesday July 22nd, 2009

ceramics by 8

150ml

i’m a sucker for beautiful ceramics so i was excited to hear from nicolas at studio room 906 about a new porcelain series called ’150ml’. 150ml is a set of five porcelain vessels originally cast by five different types of wood. each vessel comes with its own box (made out of the same wood used…

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Thursday June 25th, 2009

ceramics by 5

beetle and flor + haylie’s tea towel diy

i know that when it comes to antlers, deer heads, and skulls, the general consensus is pretty mixed on love vs. hate. but i think these delicate porcelain skulls from christine facella of beetle & flor are beautiful. christine has been working on them for about a year, while working as a freelance illustrator for…

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Tuesday June 23rd, 2009

accessories, ceramics by 14

natalia ortega gamez

tuesday morning eye candy: beautiful work from natalia ortega gamez, an artist based in the dominican republic. natalie specializes in using local materials and applying them to a “global” concept. i really like the way that her pieces have a warm, earthy feel. i’d like to pick up that terra cotta/orange bonsai planter. would be…

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Monday June 22nd, 2009

ceramics by 4

low-carb ice cream + new d*s guest blogger

good morning! this morning i’m thrilled to kick off the day with two of my favorite things: ice cream and southern designers. designer virginia sin, who’s ceramic paper plates were a big hit last year, just introduced a playful new line of porcelain ice cream cones that are microwave and dishwasher safe. each cone is…

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Tuesday June 16th, 2009

Wednesday May 13th, 2009

ceramics, paper by 7

nss preview: eieio + ceramics at MAD

paper and ceramics have to be two of my favorite areas of design, so i’m psyched to share some images from jean at eieio (click here to check our her gorgeous oakland home), who will be showing new metallic ink gift wrap and gift boxes at the nss, booth #1736. i’m also happy to share…

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Friday May 8th, 2009

accessories, ceramics, outdoor by 16

new: esther coombs

yesterday’s up-cycling before & after was a huge hit, so i thought it would be fun to keep the theme going with these fun seed markers from designer esther coombs. itching to start gardening and unhappy with the existing options for seed markers, esther decided to reuse old china plates she had and found wood…

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Monday May 4th, 2009

Friday April 17th, 2009

ceramics by 20

victoria tiles

d*s reader anne sent over a link to this great project from the london subway system, posted on design assembly. ian at design assembly wrote a great piece about the victoria line and its decorative tiles created by artists. i wish the nyc subway line would do more pieces like this. our subways do have…

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Thursday April 16th, 2009

Wednesday April 8th, 2009

ceramics by 19

new: up in the air somewhere

i’m a fan of up in the air somewhere ceramics- these delicate new pieces from susan’s collection are so beautiful- and reasonably priced as well (ranging from $18-$62). click here to check them out and shop online. the pieces dipped in rubber are such a fun spring addition…

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Tuesday March 24th, 2009

ceramics by 11

kitty & dude

one of my favorite pieces of porcelain in my home is a collage-style vessel by karin eriksson that holds all of my cooking utensils. i love the way she combines clean white porcelain with beautiful strips of pattern and subtle drawings. so when i heard from carrie maclennan of made in the shade, i was…

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Wednesday March 18th, 2009

ceramics by 12

new: coe & waito + kit pistol

this morning i woke up with jolene in my head because of last night’s american idol. if anyone else is watching- how much did anoop rule last night? i love his college acapella vibe (and how genuinely proud he seemed to have come back from such a harsh week before). so i’m having a hard…

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Tuesday March 17th, 2009

ceramics, paper by 14

new: heath ceramics and galison 09

heath just released a new collection and i am obsessed with it. their new two-part glaze in ‘marigold frost’ and ‘hibiscus frost’ is one of the most beautiful things i’ve seen in a while and i’m already wishing that i could add them to my wedding registry. the series comes in bowl, cup, vase and…

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accessories, ceramics by 11

santino rice + spartan home

this morning i thought i’d start with two things i love: beautifully styled product photography and santino rice. i’ll start with the first, because right now i’m silly over these gorgeously shot photos from the new spartan home e-shop. alyson fox kindly sent over a reminder about their recent e-upgrade and i’ve spent the better…

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Thursday March 5th, 2009

Wednesday March 4th, 2009

artwork, ceramics by 12

new: david wiseman

i’ve been a fan of david wiseman‘s since he first burst onto the scene in 2004. his colorful deer head hat hangers may have been what got him started, but he’s made such leaps and bounds into the realm of custom installation work. i’ve posted several of david’s gorgeous porcelain installations before, but i’m excited…

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Monday March 2nd, 2009

accessories, ceramics, furniture by 11

new: modernica and manos

there are three fantastic sneak peeks coming up next, but i wanted to share some beautiful new pieces that just hit the web today. first, modernica and artist peter shire just released the ‘prince charles‘ chair, which is an interesting spin on an iconic eames chair with queen anne-style legs. i really like the contrast…

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