The holidays are coming so once again, I’m noticing tablescapes! This reminds me of one of my favorite Tiffany & Co. patters that is now only available in dessert sizes (Sea Urchin).
Add some luxe to your dinner or brunch table with these amazing limoges pieces from the collection
Corail d’Or by Medard de Noblat.
Medard de Noblat pieces are made in one of the oldest Limoges factories in France, turning out hand crafted tableware since 1836. Originally under the name Giraud, the workshop was sold in 1989 and became Medard de Noblat. Their pieces range from simple and elegant to over the top luxurious and have graced famous many tables around the world, from the Georges V hotel to the tables of the Shah of Iran and Pope John XXIII.
Veranda magazine featured the plates in their Simply Gorgeous piece earlier this fall.
Check it out via the US distributor here: http://www.devinecorp.net/index.cfm
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Tags: art of the table, limoges, Medard de Noblat, tiffany & co
If you have a black thumb like I do, even the shortest trip away from home results in neglected, drooping plants. Enter the brilliant product Water from a Stone. These handblown glass vessels are the perfect blend of form and function.. something everyone can appreciate. They slowly release the perfect amount of water into your plant over the span of 3-4 days. No need to rely on your neighbor, who will inevitably snoop through your medicine cabinet.
Designed by 27-year old industrial designer, Casey Schneider, these glass vessels can be found on the wickedly fun site Kikkerland Design Inc. (shop here). Scoop them up before they get sold out from all the exposure! If gardening is not your thing, be sure to browse around the site and look at the other amazing, innovative products. The NY Times often highlights items picked up by Kikkerland, so be sure to check back often. Happy shopping.
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Tags: container planting, design, gardening, NY Times, water from a stone
As usually happens with the best things, I discovered this Hermes scarf by chance.
Passementerie by Francoise Heron! Since you all know I love a tassle or two, I had to share this silk square of perfection. It may be a little granny but I love it all the same.
In the event you need a little holiday gifting inspiration, a gentle reminder from the maison that the best holiday Presents come in Orange Boxes:
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Tags: Hermes, Paris, passementerie, silk scarf
I was on the hunt for a specific image and as a byproduct of my random and varied searching, i stumbled upon h prints – chock full of fabulous fashion and lingere prints, ads, drawings and photos. The few favorites belows doesn’t begin to scratch the surface. Enjoy browsing for all the people on your holiday list…
She asked for Falke and Wolford.
She wants a perfume from Paris.
Fa la la.. Loves La Perla.
Will there be Louis under the tree?
She’s a party animal on the weekends…
But loves a good period drama on weeknights.
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Tags: art print, holiday, sexy girl, vintage
There are so many blogs, magazines, sites and pinboards out in the universe that occasionally I forget about one and it takes a while to circle back. The DesignFiles Blog is just such a site.. I can’t believe I haven’t looked at it in so long!
Although it was a completely different feature that drew me back, I just had to share the apartment of Australian graphic designer Zoe Murphy. As you may expect given her metier, the colors and patterns are bold and enticing. Click through to the Design Files Blog (here) for the full feature.
Lesson learned? When you find sites you love… Subscribe!
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Tags: australia, Design files blog, west elm
In the event you needed an introduction to one of my favorite books.. here it is.
Lessons on life. Great graphics. Available in many languages. Put it on your desk and see where it takes you:
Its not how good you are, it’s how good you want to be.
Vous pouvez être ce que vous voulez être.
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Tags: books, Graphics, motivation