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Month: April, 2011

Knitted trophies by Rachel Denny

Artist and craft wonder Rachel Denny lives in Oregon and has recently risen to design fame for her playful knitted animal heads – a creative, animal-friendly take on the hunting trophy to which no one could really object. She describes her work as “an exploration of the seductive beauty of our natural world and the […]

Ten minutes with Sanna Annukka

Image via huset I have been a fan of Finnish-English graphic designer Sanna Annukka’s folk-inspired designs since I first spotted them in Bowie Style’s Print & Pattern. Drawing inspiration from her childhood, where she went on family trips to the arctic and camping in the Lapland wilderness, Sanna creates bold but intricate prints and designs […]

New season at Graham & Green

I just got through some images of the new season collection at Graham & Green, available next month, and think it has some lovely pieces. I am especially excited to see the back of bone-enamelled chests and the small beginnings of Baz Luhrmann retro kitsch. The animal nightlights melt my heart.

1001 Nights plates by Sentou

Bright, plastic, trip-tastic. €27 for four,  

Jillian Tamaki for Penguin

I just came across these limited edition book designs by Canadian artist and cartoonist Jillian Tamaki, who has been commissioned to illustrate and embroider three covers for Penguin Classics: Black Beauty, The Secret Garden and Jane Austen’s Emma, released in the autumn. Everything is hand stitched, including the logo and lettering, and I think they […]