MOTHER'S DAY 2019 - MATALAN

Various cards and gifts for Mother's Day spotted in Matalan using delicate florals and painterly script.

MOTHER'S DAY 2019 - GEORGE AT ASDA

A small selection of Mother's Day cards spotted in store at Asda, from their exclusive George label.

 
 
 

MOTHER'S DAY 2019 - MARKS & SPENCER

Next Sunday is Mother's Day here in the UK, so all this week I'll be bringing you highlights of this years designs as spotted on the...

DESIGNER - LINDA LINKO

I am staying with Finnish designers for this post with a beautiful showcase of work from another Helsinki based artist Linda Linko....

 
 
 

ILLUSTRATION - ANTTI KALEVI

I just felt like posting something bold and Scandinavian today for our Friday eye candy, and it doesn't get much bolder than these...

DESIGN STUDIO - POLLENI

Polleni is a new design agency founded in Bristol and it's creative director is Cat How, previously of on online store Howkapow. Cat...

 
 
 

DESIGNER FOR HIRE - ANN KELLE

I am so pleased to introduce another entry in the Designers for Hire Directory this week. Ann Kelle is the studio name for designer...

FABRICS - SUSAN DRISCOLL FOR DASHWOOD

Another wonderful collection from Dashwood Studio to look forward to is Soiree by Susan Driscoll. Susan is known for her beautiful...

 
 
 

FABRICS - JANE FARNHAM FOR DASHWOOD

Designer Jane Farnham has a new fabric collection coming out for Dashwood Studio in the spring called Lost Treasures. The idea behind...

MOTHER'S DAY 2019 - SAINSBURY'S

There are just 12 days to go until Mother's Day here in the UK, and I've been out and about to see what designs are out on the High...

 
 
 

MAKE IT IN DESIGN - FREE WEBINARS

Make it in Design are running free trend webinars in March as part of The Colour Gang. These are completely free events for anyone...

DESIGNER - JESS MOORHOUSE

Jess Moorhouse is a British illustrator with over five years experience in the greetings card industry. Jess has been working for high...

 
 
 

ILLUSTRATION - NICOLAS BURROWS

Our Friday eye candy this week is a super bright book from artist Nicolas Burrows. Published in 2015 by Hato Press "How It Is..." uses...

DESIGNER FOR HIRE - MANDY PORTA

We end the week with another Designer for Hire with new entry Mandy Porta. Mandy is an illustrator and surface pattern designer based...

 
 
 

PACKAGING - OLIVER BONAS

I've posted some lovely packaging recently and another range that caught my eye at was the Alphabet Candle collection from Oliver Bonas....

DESIGNER FOR HIRE - TIFFANY WONG

We have a new entry into the Designers for Hire Directory. This Print & Pattern curated guide was created to help potential clients...

 
 
 

KIDS DESIGN - MARKS & SPENCER PART 2

I found so much lovely design in Marks & Spencer this week that I've had to create a second showcase here today. Hats off to the kids...

KIDS DESIGN - MARKS & SPENCER PART 1

I've been looking at the new Springtime arrivals at Marks & Spencer in childrenswear. They've brought out some lovely florals to get...

 
 
 

FOLIO FOCUS - STUDENT SHOWCASE

We've a lovely wide selection of designs to enjoy today with a selection of artwork from previous students of the FolioFocus course....

DESIGNER FOR HIRE - ASHLEY THOMAS

It has been quite a week at the Designers for Hire Directory with several new entries. One of those is acclaimed designer Ashley Thomas....

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Casa S / Christoffersen & Weiling Architects

Casa S / Christoffersen & Weiling Architects

© Tina Stephansen Architects: Christoffersen & Weiling Architects Location: Ry, Denmark Category: Houses Lead Architects: Erik Weiling Nielsen Area: 398.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine Art Painting for Sale, Blue Art...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine Art Painting for Sale, Blue Art “UP” by Contemporary Expressionist Pamela Fowler Lordi

30"x30"x.75" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Felderhof House / Pavol Mikolajcak Architekten

Felderhof House / Pavol Mikolajcak Architekten

© Oskar da Riz Architects: Pavol Mikolajcak Architekten Location: 39040 Villandro BZ, Italy Category: Extension Lead Architect: Pavol Mikolajcak Area: 240.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Contemporary Landscape Art Painting, River, Rocks, “Crisp Fall Day” by...

Contemporary Landscape Art Painting, River, Rocks, “Crisp Fall Day” by Arizona Abstract Artist Cynthia A. Berg

A crispy autumn day painted on crinkled rice paper. A very strong color and textural statement using very delicate materials. 14"x20" Watercolor on Rice Paper/Available $560 Read more ...

LIGHT BULB STILL LIFE by TOM BROWN

LIGHT BULB STILL LIFE by TOM BROWN

“SEE THE LIGHT” This is a 6x4 oil painting on board. $50 - available here . Tom Brown tombrownstudio gmail.com Read more ...

A Travel to Miravet Castle in Tarragona, Spain

A Travel to Miravet Castle in Tarragona, Spain

Declared as a site of national interest and opened to the public in 1994, the Castle of Miravet is one of those secret places of Catalonia that are a must in an avid traveler's... Read more ...

Zirahuén House / Daniela Bucio Sistos Taller de Arquitectura y Diseño

Zirahuén House / Daniela Bucio Sistos Taller de Arquitectura y Diseño

© Mariano Rentería Garnica Architects: Daniela Bucio Sistos Taller de Arquitectura y Diseño Location: Zirahuén, Mexico Category: Houses Lead Architects: Daniela Bucio... Read more ...

Floral drawing- altered purse

Floral drawing- altered purse

By now you've got to know that I love to draw or paint on just about anything and my favorite surfaces are often accessories! Specifically purses. I love to purchase cheap... Read more ...

Happy weekend!

Happy weekend!

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Case Study Houses: Lessons on Modern, Low-Budget and Easy to Build Living Spaces

Case Study Houses: Lessons on Modern, Low-Budget and Easy to Build Living Spaces

Case Study House 22. Image via Flickr user: mbtrama Licensed under CC BY 2.0 Between 1945 and 1966, the Case Study Houses program , following the Weißenhof-siedlung exposition... Read more ...