Monthly Archives: November 2013

Through the aperture…

November 30, 2013

Winter ApertureViewed through the aperture this week: Dick Bruna’s swoonful angels, lush rabbit cups, Georgian architecture and the bleak mid-winter,

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November 28, 2013

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My favourite things at the moment: Anthropologie alphabet plates, vintage Christmas design, Winter on the Southbank, animal memo holders and Elizabeth Bowen.Read More

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Through the aperture…

November 25, 2013

apertureViewed through the aperture: Andy Warhol limited edition soup tins, glass sculpture squid, glitter frosted acorns and figurines.

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November 21, 2013

bMy favourite things at the moment: Yvonne Ellen ceramics, Carluccio’s packaging, the Rotunda stairs at Tate Britain, kitsch Christmas figurines and the French film Goodbye First Love.

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Treasuries in Miniature – Snow Dome Decorations

November 18, 2013

Snow Globe decoration Anthropologie 1 Sometimes, something which you’ve been thinking of suddenly pops up everywhere you look! Either you have unconsciously tapped into a zeitgeist subliminally absorbing a trend, or you are noticing objects because of a connection already articulated in recent memory. Now I’m sure there is a very cynical marketing answer to this, but at the beginning of Autumn I found myself rueing a wonderful collection of snow globes I threw away several years ago.Read More

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Through the aperture…

November 16, 2013

1bViewed through the aperture: Teapot topiary, glorious salt pig colours, decaying structure in Borough.

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November 14, 2013

vintage french postcards, Hay stationary, carousel

My favourite things right now: Hay stationary, vintage French postcard books, Winter Trail at Kew gardens, Indian Sweets, Debenhams home SS14Read More

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Through the aperture…

November 11, 2013

londonViewed through the aperture: Streets virtually untouched by time, Menier Chocolate factory, Artichoke Green, Fireworks display.

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November 7, 2013

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My favourite things at the moment: Honeycomb and pompom paper decorations, Flea folly architects, Keira Rathbone, Grayson Perry & Lana Del Rey.Read More

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Victoriana: The Art of Revival

November 4, 2013

Why Do we Wait - Polly Morgan - Victoriana Art of Revival, London GuildhallThere is currently quite a cool exhibition running til 7 December at London’s Guildhall which celebrates the impact of Victoriana, curating the work of modern artists from Grayson Perry to the The Chapman Brothers and incorporating design houses like Timorous Beasties and trends such as steam-punk. On show are ceramics, taxidermy, print design, photography, graphic design and the most spectacular moths zoetrope by Mat Collishaw  (find the video I took of which at the end of this post).Read More

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