25.6.10

Kim Kyung Soo for Vogue Korea

Exquisite images by photographer Kim Kyung Soo. First published in Vogue Korea in 2007

22.6.10

Li Edelkoort and Bloom magazine

I´ve been a huge fan of celebrated trend-forecaster Li Edelkoort and her work, ever since I was lucky enough to visit one of her unforgettable trend forums in Paris, about 14 years ago. Li, along with her staff at her company Trend Union, travels the world to seek out ideas, inspirations and the current Zeitgeist, which then give her the right tools to forecast the colors, fashion, concepts and materials that will be in fashion, two+ years into the future. In 1998, Li launched Bloom, a photo-magazine, which she describes as "horti-cultural". Through text and gorgeous photography, Bloom analyses how flowers, plants and gardening relate to and influence trends in fashion, interiors, design, packaging, cosmetics, food and culture. 
All images found via Busy being fabulous.

20.6.10

Nadia Moro

Beautiful underwater photography by Nadia Moro. More here.




The color green

The color green is abundant in nature. It signifies growth and renewal and is believed to have calming effect.  
Photographer: Ditte Isager.

Canvas

I came across Canvas on a recent trip to New York. Canvas is a collection of ceramics, wooden objects, textiles, accessories and furniture created by artisans and craftsmen from around the world. The products are made under fair trade and green principles and the aim is to make a collection that represents simple, sustainable style. 

The home of Paula Leen

Dutch felt artist Paula Leen lives in Akkrum, a village in the Dutch province of Friesland.  Reclaimed wood, steel, natural colors and Paula´s stunning work set the tone for this unique home. Love the house´s rawness and love, love, love Paula´s work. 

Paula found the floor lamp in a second hand store and sanded it to achieve the worn look. She then added her own design, a rough felt lampshade in wool and silk. 
Paula´s design, a tablecloth made of antique lace and wool, sits on an old captain´s stool.

Photographer: Hotze Eisma

16.6.10

Sibella Court

Australian stylist Sibella Court has lived and worked in the US as a stylist on advertising campaigns for Jo Malone and Bergdorf Goodman, also contributing regularly to magazines such as Town & Country, US Vogue Living and House and Garden. Today she is back in Australia where she runs The Society Inc, a store specialising in local and global textiles, furniture, homewares and other beautiful things. She´s also the Interiors Editor for Harpers Bazaar and Grazia magazines, among other things. Recently her book etcetera etc. was published by Murdoch Books. A gorgeous book worth looking up on Amazon.com.

10.6.10

Bouchees Doubles

Food design is a relatively new concept in the world of design but something I find fascinating. Bouchees Doubles is a cool French food creative agency worth checking out.



Mangez Moi (Eat Me), a collection of chocolate body parts like nipples and lips made with different flavors such as chocolate/red fruits or chocolate/honey.

Donna Hay

My all-time favorite magazine is the Australian magazine, Donna Hay. I´m ready, willing and able to make all kinds of financial sacrifices to be a regular subscriber and having the magazine sent to me, bi-monthly, literally from the other side of the world. Donna Hay herself is my idol when it comes to food styling. I love her clean, elegant and simple style and the whole magazine is to me a perfect example of an excellent magazine whether it´s the recipes themselves, the layout, the photography or the food styling. 
These images are from the latest issue, which I very happily collected from my mailbox today.