Inkwell Glass Jar Sharpeners

inkwell glass sharpener

I recently came across these Dux inkwell sharpeners, and thought I had to get my hands on at least one of them. It has a stainless steel blade mounted on its black cap, which easily …

RED Valentino SS 2015

REDValentino spring summer 2015

A fun ready-to-wear spring summer 2015 collection by RED Valentino that will excite the young at heart! According to the designers, the theme is likened to “Cinderella hitting Las Vegas after a love affair with …

Chocolatexture

chocolatexture by nendo

What better way to jumpstart the new year than with a uberly cool chocolate creation! That’s exactly what Japanese designer Nendo has done at the recent Maison & Objet design show, which has earned them …

Chocolate Lego Bricks

chocolate lego by akihiro mizuuchi

Edible chocolate lego bricks that you can play with, and also pop in your mouth! This was a Valentine’s Day project by Japanese illustrator and designer Akihiro Mizuuchi, who created a series of templates based …

Piebox Wooden Pastry Carrier

handmade wooden pie box and cake box

For a while now, I have been on the hunt for a non-plastic, and preferably made of natural material pastry container. It isn’t so much to carry pies and pastries around town, but rather to …

Through Landscape By Young-Mi Kim

through landscape by youngmi kim

I’m captivated by the quiet beauty, calming colors, and simple form of this unique ceramic collection, influenced by the artist’s experience of living in two very different cultures. Through Landscape is a series of ceramics …

Animal Head Box

cardboard animal head box

Gu-pa is a series of animal heads with a cute twist. Taking its inspiration from origami, each animal head is created by folding a single piece of cardboard, and may be easily assembled without any …

Desk Accessories Round Up

messina desk accessory

The unique selection of stationery and desk supplies at Anthropologie never fails to make me smile. There is always something new at the store that will catch my eye. Here’s a list of desk accessories …

Bao Bao Issey Miyake Fall 2014

bao bao issey miyake fall winter 2014

I can’t believe that I haven’t featured this geometric sculptural bag before, especially given my self-proclaimed bag addict label. Bao Bao has been around since 2000, and is a “shapes made by chance” creation of …

Christine Fail Home Collection

christine fail home collection

Spice up your home with Austin, Texas-based jewelry designer Christine Fail’s new home collection. It is a unique line of hand-cut and hammered brass pieces, created using a classic metalsmithing technique which Christine is known …

Trend Alert: A New Way to Layer

refinery 29 layered looks for fall 2014

I’m very sure many of us are used to the basic idea of layering outfits for warmth. However, there is more to layering than to simply wear a sweater over a tee, or a shirt. …

Lokal In Helsinki

lokal concept store

Lokal is a concept store in Helsinki, run by Finnish photographer Katja Hagelstam. In addition to serving freshly brewed coffee, Lokal features monthly exhibitions of contemporary Finnish art, craft, and design, which are also available …