A global field guide to shopping, style and hidden gems
est. 2007

Category Archive: Birdies

Birdy of the Week: Tropical Bird

Tropical Bird by Matter & Matter. Tropical Bird is one clever wee bird. Designed by South Korean design studio Matter & Matter, it’s essentially a vessel that once filled with coloured pencils or pens, mimics the feathers of a bird. If you’re a bit of a bird nerd, you could try imitating different kinds of […]

Continue reading >

A wee chat with Megan Morton

This is the book that I’ve been excited about for months. And it’s here – at last – and just in time for Christmas. Megan Morton in one of Australia’s leading stylists, but really she’s much more than that – she’s actually pretty amazing. She recently opened The School, offering a super-fresh take on craft […]

Continue reading >

Christmas Gift Guide 2012: The Birdy Edition

Some of the best presents around this year have a wee birdy on them – or two. Take a flight of fancy with my Christmas Gift Guide: the birdy edition. 1. Aesop Flight Gift Set, £40 from Liberty. 2. Jonathan Adler medium bird bowl, US$88 from Jonathan Adler. 3. Aviary Poster by Alice Melvin, AU$16 […]

Continue reading >

Birdy pick of the month: Milk from a Thistle

Sydney fashion brand Milk from a Thistle featured as a ‘birdy pick’ last year, but I couldn’t ignore their new Spring/Summer 2012 collection in which this splendid digital bird print features so heavily. It seems that sophisticated digital prints featuring all manner of wild creatures has become somewhat of a signature for this young Sydney […]

Continue reading >

Birdy pick of the week: Luke Stephenson

It’s the last day of the London 2012 Olympics so my blanket British coverage on Wee Birdy is drawing to an end. I couldn’t think of a better ‘Birdy of the Week’ than British artist Luke Stephenson‘s series of show bird portraits. Obsessed with Britishness and the “eccentricty of Britain”, Luke’s series of birds attempts […]

Continue reading >

Birdy pick of the week: Upcycled vintage tea cup and saucer

With just days until the London 2012 Olympics begin, I’ve decided to take Wee Birdy back to its origins and bring you the Best of British (and London) for the next few weeks. It’s no secret that I miss London terribly and it’s taken over two years to be able to blog about London without […]

Continue reading >