When is it ok to use an easel as a piece of furniture in your house?
NEVER. Not ever. Not even if it is by Jonathan Adler.
The only possible reason for having an easel in your life is if you are an artist. And even then for crying out loud you don’t need that lamp part. Still having doubts? Check out the tv easel brought to you by My Friend last year.
I’m not even going to ask: TRAVESTY.
I don’t know abut you, but around this time of year I like to start thinking about painting a neon stripe round the thigh of a table leg… Forcing a delicate lilac wall to make peace with an acid yellow sofa… And finishing it off by draping my 2012 wardrobe around artfully… These colour combinations […]
Just learnt about the new Vintage Home Show, which opens on Sunday 18 March at Chiswick Town Hall. According to the organisers, there will be around 40 exhibitors present selling mainly Mid Century ‘wares and it’ll cost you £4 to check their shizzle out. Hard not to size it up against the slightly more expensive, larger […]
As discussed previously we love Chinese calenders. The simple, graphic number, usually in one colour and the whisper-thin paper are endlessly appealing. Here’s mine: Here’s Her’s: But I just saw this great idea for an different way of displaying one, from the Guardian, and I’m tempted. Yes, pleasingly, people often ask me where mine […]
BHS. Do you even know where your nearest one is? Well guess what, the store that opened in 1928 (in Brixton!) has come up with a nice slice of crochet chic for your home… Not very BHS are they? The largest one costs £190 and that’s not very BHS either. So, over to you – […]