Monday, 31 January 2011

January 's Post of Design from Blogs I Love:

Welcome to my new end of the month post that selects my favourite things from other blogs:

Some gorgeous textiles from Brita Sweden

Pantone Chip Cookies from Kim Neill.

The “Black Diamond Mood Light” from Yantouch is actually an iPhone dock.

Fiona Douglas of Bluebellgray
I noticed this at first because my mum has a wall very much like this and then I noticed the cushions. They are great! I've met Fiona, whose a lovely girl she now sells her originals alongside mine with New British Artists

 Also nice to see that I am not the only one who organises their books by colour!

artist ginette laplame’s perfectly painted sticks, via booooooom.

alex beauchamp, of hygge house. the danish word hygge (hu-gah) is a feeling or mood that comes from taking genuine pleasure in making ordinary everyday things simply extraordinary,

A 1970′s townhouse renovated by swedish interior designer marie olsson nylander

 thomas takes one person’s trash and creates these re-purposed treasures, visit his website.
abbey hendrickson, artist & blogger from aesthetic outburst

 The annual film festival is the highlight of January. The snow screen is great, especially when they show children's movies with popcorn,(more)sun buns and hot toddy! 

 Northern lights make an appearance for The New Year

In White:

 Michelle Carangi of Holley & Gill

 Style at Home booth with a mural painted by Alanna Cavanagh.

UpCountry booth vignette.

Pendant lamps by freefolding artist Andrew Ooi.

 Mello Yellow

 Day-of event planning was provided by the lovely Jenna of Revel Events. Photography by Gucio Photography.

 Feeling Blue?
Or in the Red?

Come Up To My Room event that was held this past weekend in Toronto. The event, an annual alternative design event is held at the Gladstone Hotel during Toronto's Design week and invites artists and designers to create installations, projects and collaborations limited only by their imaginations. Look Below:

Photo by Stephanie Cloutier

From the @comeuptomyroom event, at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto for theToronto Design Offsite weekend, a two dimensional depiction made of thread by artistAmanda McCavour's living room. Her "thread drawings" are made using a sewing machine, then sewn into a fabric that dissolves in water leaving just the thread. See more here. (Via Moco Loco).

The new fairground range from snowden flood

The stunning new 'folklore' range from wild & wolf.

sandra isaksson and her label isak

camilla lundsten and her super cute brand littlephant

And Designers:

 Loving the Daisies.