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Month: February, 2011

City lights by Jill Malek

Brooklyn-based graphic designer Jill Malek makes cool stationery and wallpaper. I really like her latest design for her Frequencies colleciton, Luci della città, which recreates “the fluid motion of flickering lights in the city”. I think the design creates a nice sense of calm and quiet while urban chaos speeds along outside. Just what you […]

Cash vs. credit: butterfly cushions

Butterfly cushion cover, £45, Conran; embroidered butterfly cushion, £156, Lulu & Nat

Wooden friends by Kay Bojensen

Wooden sausage dog, monkey and hippo, from £89, Kay Bojensen at The Lollipop Shoppe

Happy Valentine’s

Love nest print, $20, rollandtumblepress at

Art to love from Print Club London

Because chocolates are too dull for words, and you can never have too many cool little prints, Zoe (still in bed with a broken leg) has picked her favourite Valentine’s designs from her latest discovery: Print Club London in Dalston, where you can learn to make prints yourself as well as simply buy them. They […]

Little knitted people

… by San Francisco-based Jess Hutchison. Smiles all round.

Peep show: the coolest bank in the world

This is the first ever concept bank, in Place de L’Opéra in Paris, courtesy of BNP Paribas and architect Fabrice Ausset. Banking has never looked so fun.

Peep show: Fiona Apple goes retro

Holed up in bed with a broken leg, Zoe has found great joy in passing the days watching retro music videos on youtube. As a special Peep Show post, and for want of anything better to do, she has selected the perfect products to recreate Fiona Apple’s dark, suggestive apartment from her video for the […]