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Category Archives: The Source

The Source: Throwing pots!

Do you remember the film Ghost? How about the scene where Demi is throwing pottery on the wheel… she does make it look sexy! I love throwing pots (on a … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Source: JARS favorite jars…..

Sticking with January’s  theme of ceramics, not only do I love these, I love that JOOST was created by a Dutch born fifth generation tulip farmer. These chalk JARs are … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Source: Bleu d’ Argile

With the new year everyone gets a little more organized and I’ve decided I’ll organize my sources as well. Through January, I will continue to post sources with a focus … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Source: QUICO in Tokyo, Japan

From a distance QUICO caught my eye and I was smitten as soon as I entered! The Source this week comes from Tokyo, Japan. In an area with small alleys … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Source: Upholster anyone?

Ever wanted to upholster your own chair? I’ve been dreaming of doing this for years. Recently, I came across some great base frames from Europe with original padding, springs and … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Source: NON toxic VOC FREE paint

As a designer I’ve found that Hong Kong apartments are typically plastered white walls and left to be. ¬†Colour plays a large part in my design aesthetic. ¬†With smaller scale … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Source: It’s TREE time!

I get very excited every year and now my daughter has joined me in this anticipated excitement of decorating the Christmas tree. I thought I would play it safe this … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Source: Spoons

I’ve mentioned I’m an Architect, mother and love to make things, but I also am a collector. I collect spoons, rocks and bells. I’ve traveled to over 30 countries and … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Source: YELLOW3

As a designer I spend a lot of time sourcing things for clients. I prefer, when given the opportunity, to design objects and have them custom made.  Last April when … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 5 Comments

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