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The blossoming of American craft

No doubt American craftsmanship is blossoming everywhere. Dwell Magazine recently published its annual Made in America edition that features makers across America like Modernplum who are invigorating local manufacturing, small … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Digging for beauty

“Etre Heureux en rendant heureux” – this adage which translates roughly as finding happiness through creating happiness, is a favorite saying of one of my heroes: Axel Vervoordt, the Belgium … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Smitten with Patrick Weder lighting sculptures

Everyone once in a while when looking at new objects of design, my jaw drops to the ground and I become giddy. And this time, it was for Patrick Weder … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

A pine-clad interior in Sweden

There are so many interior design projects around the media these days. Other blogs write about them a lot, so I rarely do. But here is a simple interior that … Continue reading

July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Home to Bodrum, Turkey

Since travel is definitely on the mind during the Fall (I think it’s the best time to travel), I want to share this home with you that is located in … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · Leave a comment


For many, going to the summer cottage is a summer ritual. This is a place that just seems to define the season: simple, humble, oriented to nature, basic, and real. … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mod moroccan rugs

Recently, I pulled out my Moroccan rug out of the storage shed and put it in the dining room. It’s been in the shed since I bought it in 1990 … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · 2 Comments