Archive for November, 2010

A while back I featured this plate here on Bourdon Design. These pieces come from Littala, a Finnish company. I love them in both blue and black and ever since I first discovered them, my search to find the plates or espresso cups has been fruitless. Backorder, out of stock or simply unavailable, I couldn’t […]


Stressed and need a holiday breather? Sit down and take a visual detour. I zone out for a little while browsing some favorite sites and playing around on Pinterest. Ladies and gents, step away from the stove and put down the spatual. You need a break from the Thanksgiving prep. Here are some favorite clips […]


It’s no secret that I love putting images together… collages, vision books, vision boards and even just gleefully ripping pages out of magazines. I love it all. So, it’s no surprise that I’m enthralled by Pinterest! I can’t wait until I figure out how to share my pinboards here on BD. In the meantime, if […]


The Sunday Chicago Tribune featured a gift giving guide and a few of the items featured fall into the category of “not yet available but perfect to give as an I.O.U”. One of my favorites on the page? Eiffel Tower stockings by Jean Paul Gaultier.   They won’t be available until January (through Neiman Marcus). […]


Or what book did you finally pull off the bookshelf? Weekends (and short holiday weeks) are always a good time to catch up reading or complete projects that have languished on the back-burner all week long. I set about to tackling a to-do list that would make lesser men crumble. First project: redoing an old […]