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Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Markus Linnenbrink & his Epoxy Resin

Drip paintings made of epoxy resin on wood panels by Markus Linnenbrink.

A Tree Wrapped in Lace

A random photo found on Flickr, a tree wrapped in lace. Bringing materials and textiles into the natural world.

Kit Lane; The Queen of Wool Animals

Found this on Flicker today, done by an artist Kit Lane entirely made from wool!
Check out Kits Flickr page at:

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Alessandra Baldereschi

Small plants greens in glass vase lattimo, they are entirely realized by hand. Adelia, Valesia, Cactusia, Maranta, Clelia, names of fantasy of as much species vegetables, identify plant some that resolve in a fresh and extemporaneous sign the obvious fitomorfe analogies. A small precious idea in order to render the green perennial.

Milan Design Week 2010: Nendo's Chair Garden

Nendo's Chair Garden was one of our favorite shows from this year. In addition to showing several new products—previewed here a couple of weeks ago—the studio built tiny constructions from terracotta pots and miniature chairs and planted them in the garden of an interior courtyard. Inside, strong concepts were resolved through a nuanced treatment of materials. Take for example, the period, comma, quote set of paperweights, which take the shape of the aluminum's natural drop. Or the Corona globe, where all countries assume the same color—black—and borders disappear. We also got the chance to see the Cord Chair in person. It has a leg 15mm in diameter, clad with a thin layer of wood.

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Hong Kong Here I Come!

I'm away on adventure to Hong Kong today and I can't wait!

The trip is a continuation of my brothers wedding that took place in the UK a few weeks ago, his new wife is british born chinese with most of her family living in Hong Kong. So together with my mum, dad and daughter, we are off for a taste of the orient! There will be plenty of photos so be sure check the Flickr stream next week.....xx

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Unit Twelve | Exhibition & Workshop Space

This is a new contemporary craft space opening on the 15th May, set in a beautiful location just outside of Stafford.... and I'm lucky enough to have an invite!.

The space will host a regularly changing programme of exhibitions, as well as visiting artists once a month running art workshops to complement the exhibitions. There will also be a rolling programme of workshops, run by Jennifer Collier. Go to for more details.

Sunday, 4 April 2010

Peter Crawley | Stitched Illustrations

Pay Attention all fans of Stitched Illustrations, you must go to Peter Crawley's website and check out his work.....
Its amazing!
I must give credit to Mr X Stitch & Jenny Hart from Embroidery as art for this post....which was featured on the blog a few weeks ago.