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Hailing from Santiago de Chile, The Andes House is a young Chilean design studio that works with Chilean artisans to create contemporary collections like this line of sculpted vessels that are carved from single pieces of locally sourced wood. Read the rest of this entry »

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Last year we featured the beautiful 6:1 ceramics collection by talented Dutch ceramicist Kirstie van Noort - a collection of interestingly-textured tableware made from porcelain waste.

This year, Kirstie has launched a new book called Ceramic Paint | Collection Cornwall, that tells the story of how Kirstie came to create a collection of ceramic paint inspired by Cornwall, England. Read the rest of this entry »

Rob Parrish Photography – ‘Made in Devon’ from Rob Parrish Photography on Vimeo.

This rather lovely video from Devon-based furniture makers Young & Norgate is not really helping to suppress our ongoing desire to ditch the city and set up shop in a country cabin.

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This weekend, I escaped New York City’s most recent blizzard to Puerto Rico for a tropical weekend getaway, and was enchanted by the vivid colors that adorned buildings all over the city of San Juan. The full spectrum of brights and the decorative geometry made for a satisfying feast for the eyes, especially for this New Yorker who has only seen shades of grey for the past four months.

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