Truth can be even stranger than science fiction. I innocently typed in a word search for “star scarf” as I like graphic designs for stars… and a whole world of hitherto unlinked subjects swam into my startled view…. Like Spock “knitting” (kudos to Mouzeron for her funky imagination and graphic design skills). But of course, it’s not just part-Vulcans who feel the wild call of … Continue reading Sci Fi is everywhere… wool, I’ll be darned!
Look and be inspired. Colourful, imaginative, innovative, daring and my dear, the patterns! Somehow, the video has chosen a bland photo – but trust me, click on the play button and a world of wonder will be shown to you. (I want a cushion like that one on his settee) Continue reading Pattern Inspiration: Kaffe Fassett quilts
Cara Murphy, based in Northern Ireland designs astonishing silverware. (it’s a bowl) See Cara describe her work in a BBC arts show (2 minutes) at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04r0t9l (a still from the programme) See more of her bold designs on her website: http://www.caramurphy.com/ Continue reading Silver – Cara Murphy
Elena Nuez is an industrial designer in Spain – and she generously shares her beautiful photos with the world. Outstanding. Inspirational. Check them out on her blog, from which all these pics were taken. Just a few of many. Continue reading Pattern inspiration – Elena Nuez
if you have an attic room with sloping ceilings, in a white or off-white colour but fancy something bold – here’s one idea and colourway to distract from awkward angles and blandness. (a royal, warm blue could be fairly fantastic too, methinks, or a rich green less definite than British Racing Green). Continue reading Attic room goes bold….