An Ornithological Review

Two Birds, 1938 drawing by M.C. Escher Birds play a prominent role in our folklore and culture, symbolizing ideas as diverse as peace, love, wisdom, longevity, courage, and hope. But they are also sweet and whimsical, adding a charming touch to any design. And in the world of all things handmade and[...] Read More


Spent the weekend thinking about our last post and the reference made to balloons. We love balloons, but why? Because they’re whimsical? Colorful? The aesthetic of the balloon is not usually pondered because nobody wants just one balloon, preferring, like these two bathing beauties, the rainbo[...] Read More

“New Wave” Wedding

Open up the NYTimes Thursday Style section from yesterday and you’ll find an article on channeling Brigitte Bardot’s up-do. “Voila!” Which got us thinking, what would a 1960s, French New Wave wedding look like? And how would these design ideas translate into a fabulous, dynam[...] Read More