Published on March 21, 2010
Steve went to an auction down in Kingston the other night, and came home with some treasures! He had seen this chair in the listing online, and it was the main reason he went. It is an LC7 chair designed by Le Corbusier. This one was originally purchased back in the ’80s, but it’s ours now!
He got some other wonderful mid-century prizes as well, but we haven’t taken pictures of them yet. A gorgeous Dansk IHQ bowl and a really cool pair of wooden lamps and an unusual Arabia bowl. Ahhh…happiness.READ MORE
Published on January 11, 2010
Someday, I am going to learn to print on a letterpress. It is something I have wanted to do for years. Tucked away in my in-laws’ attic is a wonderful antique cast iron press that was used to make shipping crate labels when their homestead was a working farm. Someday I am going to haul it out, dust it off and learn how to use it. Someday, when I have time…
But for the moment, I am captivated by the growing variety of letterpress design that is available as artists and designers rediscover this fabulous medium. I was especially struck…READ MORE
Published on January 7, 2010
Sshhh… Can you keep a secret? You can? Great.
Steve and I are in North Carolina, visiting my mom. We will be driving home in a couple of days, and we will travel the whole 750 miles with a gigantic “H” tied to the roof rack. How cool is that??
While we were down here for the holidays we attended our favorite flea market. We bought a bunch of cool stuff, but the coolest (and biggest) is this metal sign letter. It measures 5’7″ tall and more than four feet wide. Its really big.
I would love to keep it…READ MORE