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Category Archive: Design

Birdy of the Week: House Birds

Yellow Modern Wood Bird ‘Yellow Warbler’ by Studioliscious. This week’s birdy pick comes all the way from Canada, where Etsy sellers Studioliscious create ‘house birds’ inspired by the designs of mid-century illustrator Charley Harper. Each bird is cut from high-grade Baltic Birch plywood, and the design is then applied using an image transfer method. This […]

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Wee Find: Alphabet Bags Travel Pouches

‘Hooray for Sunshine’ beach bag by Alphabet Bags from Not on the High Street. Have you seen this season’s beautifully apt new bag designs from Alphabet Bags? If the weather reports are to be believed, the UK is gearing up for a week of glorious summer sunshine (fingers crossed), while I’m basking in Sydney’s most […]

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Dinosaur Designs Seed Pod collection. Photography by Tim Georgeson. If there’s one brand that’s synonymous with iconic Australian design, look no further than Dinosaur Designs. It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a Dinosaur Designs fangirl. I’ve coveted their signature sculptural jewellery and homewares ever since I read about these cool art school graduates […]

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Birdy of the Week: Atelier Areti Bird Lights

This week’s birdy pick comes from European design collective Atelier Areti. Their enchanting ‘Alouette’ lighting collection includes bird-themed ceiling lamps, standing lamps and desk lamps. The powder-coated metal lights feature on-trend brass joints and are available in white or black. I love the graphic lines and clever cone-shaped illuminating tails. The lights are handmade in […]

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Happy 50th, Marimekko Unikko

Marimekko’s iconic ‘Unikko’ print has turned 50 – and she’s never looked more splendid. Last week, I popped along to the Sydney flagship store for the 50th birthday celebrations, which was a suitably colourful and cheery event with the over-sized poppy print making an appearance on just about every pot, pan and pouff. Marimekko Unikko […]

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Wee find: Card Lust Yoga Cards App

I have a confession to make: I am terrible at sending cards on time. Look, I have every good intention of sending cards on time, but somehow I always end up shuffling to the post-office with my shame-faced belated greetings. It’s embarrassing. Something’s gotta change. Enter (and download) the super-delicious Card Lust app. Scroll through […]

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