Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Kristen Coelho

Australian ceramicist Kristen Coelho makes porcelain speak the language of vintage enamelware. Her pieces are trompe l'oeil on another level. Absolutely beautiful in all their studied imperfection.

photos: Matin

photos via Kristen Coelho


Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Hard work

Chica working hard in our new office.


Tuesday, November 30, 2010

First day

Spent the day setting up our spankin' new office. After we put the last shelf together, the view of Sutro Tower offered us this beautiful gift. It felt like a wonderful welcoming...


Sunday, October 31, 2010

Handcrafted Modern

San Francisco based photographer, Leslie Williamson, recently launched her new book, Handcrafted Modern: At Home with Mid-Century Designers (Rizzoli). Find it on bookshelves now! Here are some images from the book, along with a few beautiful outtakes posted on her blog. Lovely.... (via Ready for the House)

All images Leslie Williamson


Saturday, October 23, 2010

Travel light

The folks at Apolis did a motorcycle expedition through Vietnam. Here's what they took (below). See more of their travel journal here. (via 2 or 3 Things)


Friday, October 22, 2010

Just for fun...

we recently stumbled across a ton of vintage letters and we couldn't resist..


Monday, October 11, 2010

Love your insides

Awwww... The cutest thing we've seen all week!


Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Will Rogan

Visual artist Will Rogan.

images via Laurel Gitlen

If you're in San Francisco, check out his upcoming show at Altman Siegal Gallery.

Will Rogan: Stay Home
September 10 - November 6, 2010
Opening reception: September 10, 6-8 p.m.

Altman Siegel Gallery
49 Geary St., 4th floor
San Francisco, CA 94108


Thursday, August 26, 2010

Take five

Although I'm enjoying this warm San Francisco weather, a little rain break wouldn't hurt.


Monday, August 23, 2010

Super simple headphones

Function then design then function again. Nice...


Sunday, August 15, 2010

Studio Fludd

The wonderful calming palette and whimsy of Italian designers, Studio Fludd. (via grijs)


Wednesday, August 11, 2010

I found the smallest blossom

just perfect for my bud vase.

photo: Antoinette Celes


Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Mondo Cane

NYC shop, Mondo Cane, has a discerning eye for organic, beautiful and unusual objects.(via HNTR GTHR)


Thursday, August 5, 2010

Playmountain and Heath Ceramics in SF tonight!

photo via Heath

Playmountain is an amazing Tokyo design studio. Heath is an iconic ceramic studio based in lovely Sausalito (across the Golden Gate from our proximity). This is the deliciousness that occurs when these forces combine.

In addition, Playmountain will be at the Heath Marketplace at the SF Ferry Building tonight! More deets:
- Heath & Commune at the SF Ferry Building
- Sneek peek of Playmountain @ Heath, SF Ferry Building

Playmountain @ the Heath Marketplace
SF Ferry Building
Thursday, August 5th 6-8pm

1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111


Monday, August 2, 2010

Rokin Footwear on Cool Hunting

Rokin Footwear on Cool Hunting. American style footwear with a European touch.


Monday, July 26, 2010

Required Reading: Super Normal

This book is a major inspiration point for me. The uber-curated collection of objects and tools is simply amazing. Photos from the London exhibit.


Sunday, July 25, 2010

Aloha Sammy..

As our good friend and cohort leaves us for Hawaii, we can't help but be a little jealous so we brought some aloha to our day. Bon voyage Sammy!


My Vintage Kay Bojesen Squirrel

photos: Antoinette Celes

What's not to love? He's so mini and cute I can't stand it.


Wednesday, July 21, 2010

We *heart* Sara Paloma

We've been in love with Sara Paloma's incredible pottery for some time. Tall bottles, vases that seem to move and rustic drinking cups - all perfect in our eyes...


Monday, July 19, 2010

From Russia with love..

photo: Antoinette Celes

This vintage decanter by LeGardo Tackett always brings a smile to my face. Bearded and shifty eyed goodness..


Saturday, July 17, 2010

Provincetown Daydream

Stumbled onto this image of beautiful yellow moss taken while walking to the beach in Provincetown. Oh how I want to be walking on that path again right now...


Bowls Within Bowls

photo: Antoinette Celes

Bowls are my weakness so when I see bowls within bowls I go crazy. These are particularly nice with their spout..


Friday, July 16, 2010

Alma Allen: Genius

Alma Allen creates his incredible work in Joshua Tree, California. One look and we fell hard and fast. His bowls, stools, tables and sculpture have our hearts.. One of each please..


My favorite candlestick

photos: Antoinette Celes

This vintage Danish candlestick is one of my favorite possessions. The architectural profile gets me every time..


Thursday, July 15, 2010

Less and More: Dieter Rams

Love, love, love...Dieter.


Meet Oliver!

photo: Antoinette Celes

He's a vintage Japanese chimp. He's our good luck charm.