Archive for May, 2009

I have attacked the task of learning to do wispy lace knits. So, thanks to Knitty.com I found a great starter project. Here are some promo images of the pattern I am doing. I’m using a dark purple Malabrigo yarn that has no mohair, so it won’t be quite as fuzzy. I’ll post some in-progress […]


Interior Design featured this solar-powered portable office designed by Louis Vuitton. A custom creation that ensures you will have all you need when on the go (ahem, espresso maker, laptop, Ipod) and still be working and traveling in style. An interesting cross between sustainability and luxury goods.. Vuitton also created this custom travel case for […]


I am always on the look out for a new perfume. My usual Chanel is great but I’m in the mood for something different. Of course, my expectations are quite high: nicely designed bottle, a name that doesn’t make me cringe, the perfect scent and something that isn’t worn on every teen, college woman and […]


Romo Fabrics

20May09

A few months ago I came across a Romo brochure, loved it,filed it away in one of my “don’t forget about this company” files and invariably forgot about them. I happened upon them today and spent many happy minutes browsing their site. The fabrics they feature range from woven silks, damasks and velvets to more […]


Another year of ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair) that I miss because I am too busy! At least many, many sites are giving a detailed play-by-play so I don’t feel as if I have totally missed out. Out of the many items I could highlight (and I will come back to feature a few other […]