Judith Leiber clutches and purses

Judith Leiber was a prolific designer whose fanciful minaudières had accessorised royalties, first ladies, and film stars, and entered the collections of art the Metropolitan Museum of Art. While her couture handbags—carried by celebrities such as Greta Garbo, Elizabeth Taylor, Claudette Colbert, Björk, and Barbara Walters—are widely regarded as worksRead More →

Geoffrey Beene in black and white

Geoffrey Beene (1927 – 2004) was an American fashion designer; born Haynesville, Louisiana. He was a premed student at Tulane University when he found himself sketching gowns when he became bored during his lectures. Along with Bill Blass, he was regarded as the Godfather of American sportswear.  Studies Between 1941-44,Read More →

John Rodriquez Wall Hanging

John Rodriquez became well known for his textile designs in the early 1950’s. He introduced a unique Australian Style. His abstract textile designs included everyday household items tea towels and curtains. The materials were sunburnt Australian shades, “deep and muted, sometimes almost three dimensional”. Greys, yellows and greens were theRead More →

two fridas

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist that lived most of her life and physical pain, yet she continued to paint until her death, her artwork records her suffering and experiences as a woman. She was born to a Mexican mother and a German father.Read More →

Marvellous Moody Portrait Photography By Sonia Neisha

New marvelous portraits by Kai Böttcher, multi-talented photographer and digital artist, who currently studies Virtual Design at Kaiserslautern, Germany. Kai shoots gorgeous beauty and lifestyle portraits with great colors, incredible bokeh, amazing tones and lights. Pretty awesome!Read More →

Body Font Family from Zetafonts

Body, a sans serif font family from foundry Zetafonts. Designed by Cosimo Pancini and Andrea Tartarelli in 2018 for foundry Zetafonts , Body is a new sans-serif font family that comes with sixty-four styles. It has been developed as a contemporary alternative to modernist superfamilies such as Helvetica and Univers.Read More →

Designer Iris van Herpen’s Kinetic Fashion Art

Dutch designer Iris van Herpen creates apparel that can appear both organic or frozen in movement, whether her fashion art emulates a splash of water or writhing, tentacle-like forms. Source: Designer Iris van Herpen’s Kinetic Fashion ArtRead More →

Co-working spaces aren’t about working anymore: in the age of millennial loneliness, they’re mostly about finding one’s social niche. Source: Top Trend of 2018: Friendly co-workingRead More →

There are a few things that can improve the quality of your outdoor areas like a deck can. It is the most versatile addition that you can update your backyard, courtyard, porch or garden with. I mean, there are just so many things that you can do with a deck,Read More →

It’s a pattern that dates back to the Roman Empire and Ancient Egypt. Yet it never seems to go out of style. We’re talking about herringbone — a design aesthetic that the experts say is trending higher lately in home design and which can instantly add an upscale look andRead More →

20 Holiday Gifts for Anyone Who's Always Traveling

Being constantly on-the-go can be taxing on the body and the mind. Help frequent travelers remove some of the stress from the equation: Add any (or all) of these travel essentials to your holiday shopping list. They’ll be well-prepared the next time they hit the road, and marvel at theRead More →

Every November, the doomsday survival articles start arriving: “ How to Survive the Holidays As a Vegetarian ”, “10 Things to Tell Your Relatives About Your Meatless Existence”, “How to Make Sure You, a Vegetarian, Do Not Starve During One or Two Meals Out of an Entire Year.” As aRead More →

The best labels have one thing in common: they make their products stand out on shelves, even when they’re standing among crowds of competitors. Think of how many times you’ve tried a new food or brought home a cool craft beer because it had an interesting label. Source: The 10Read More →

In yesterday’s story about sarong dresses, rompers and cabana sets ala Alfred Shaheen for Unique Vintage , a reader commented that famed pattern designer Gertie also has a sarong dress pattern — so if you have the skills, you can sew your own. Source: Sew your own sarong dresses —Read More →

The 15 Most Popular Patterns and Prints of Spring 2018

Spring has just about sprung, and with it comes a slew of new opportunities to change up your go-to look in favor of a fresh seasonal style. As it turns out, 2018 is all about bringing out ALL the vibrant patterns and prints that will infuse your OOTD with head-turning appeal.Read More →

Andy Cooke, creative director at studio Weather, runs us through his new book Graphic Design For, which explores graphics’ impact on everything in the world around us. Graphic design permeates everything around us >>Read More →

Best photography galleries of the day – Thursday the 22nd of February 2018 – Bailey Street DesignRead More →

Le Domino Rose by John Humphreys JohnstonRead More →

Coco Chanel had a simple philosophy from which she never departed: “There is time for work and time for play; that leaves no other time.” Read More →