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Category Archive: Design

Australian Design: Lisa Tilse

Today I’m excited to introduce you to the stunning new work by multi-disciplinary maker Lisa Tilse. This collection of delicate porcelain, fibre and mixed media vessels is part of a group show at Sydney’s Gaffa Gallery, called ‘Intimacies and Dichotomies’. Lisa is no stranger to the online and design worlds. Her popular blog, The Red […]

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Win! Tickets to Grand Designs Live Show

Watching other people build the home of their dreams is something of an obsession for many people, who like me, get a kick out of these overly-ambitious projects that inevitably run over-time and over-budget. We can attempt to dream, just like them, as they stand in their hard hats in the middle of a field […]

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Wee Find: Concert Art Prints by Kii Arens

Sometimes I use Wee Birdy to drop big hints. Especially when a certain festive holiday is just around the corner. So let it be known that I really do rather fancy this gorgeous print by LA artist Kii Arens for my Favourite Band of All Time, Belle and Sebastian. Look! It combines so many Things […]

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Revealed: The 2014 Liberty Print Cracker

Don’t worry, I’m not about to roll out my annual Christmas Cracker round-up just yet (and yes, I know you’re awaiting it with bated breath), but I thought I’d give you a sneak peek at Liberty‘s hero print cracker for 2014. Liberty can always be relied upon to have the most covetable selection of crackers, […]

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Melbourne Shopping: New Jardan Flagship

Shopping for furniture and homewares in Melbourne just got that much better (big call), with the opening of the new Jardan flagship store on Church Street, Richmond. I’ve been a longtime fan of this niche Australian brand ever since I laid eyes on the handsome Nook sofa, so I’m excited by these first glimpses inside […]

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Birdy of the Week: British Bird Cushions

I’m quite taken with the The Shop Floor Project’s annual British artist cushion collection, particularly the vintage-inspired bird prints by Bedfordshire artist Chris Andrews. Reminiscent of 1940s school-book illustrations, the three designs, including a blue tit, goldfinch and greenfinch, have been printed onto linen twill fabric cushions. They are £59 each and available from The […]

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