This is my mantelpiece…
A friend just gave me the ceramic cat’s face, which is by Japanese illustrator / designer Chie Miyazaki. I love it. We saw it together at an open studio event in Camberwell just before Christmas and she remembered my reaction, which is so nice.
Here are a few more of Chie’s pieces.
My Mum has been sending newspaper clippings to me for years along with notes saying, ‘thought this might be interesting for the blog.’ Last night she arrived to stay with this new Cos magazine and I ‘thought this might be interesting for the blog,’ before she even said it. Cos is a brand, like Toast, […]
…and this is a professional selfie by photographer Kristin Perers on her gorgeous blog This is 50. ‘I started it as I was approaching my own 50th,’ she says. ‘Coming from a background of fashion photography and before that styling – which for better or worse are highly influenced by image – I was nearly […]
The first sight of sun and I’m declaring it spring (I see by instagram I am not alone). In the time it took to type that sentence the sun just went in, but whatever, to gardens… I just discovered this super snazzy parasol company called Sunbeam Jackie, which is based in Penzance the birthplace of […]
I thought I was going to post about an exhibition I like the look of, launching at Willer gallery on the 11 March. The subject is Belgian designer Michael Verheyen whose beautiful objects look sooooo tactile and simultaneously too expensive to touch if you’ve got the Macnair clumsy gene. I’m not just posting about that […]