This weekend has held the Autumn 2011 Formex Fair. As always with these fairs – and maybe with this one in particular – there is much ado about nothing. Of what makes this event, fresh ideas & insights, trends and innovations are extremely small parts. Actually, you almost only find it in the marketing material! [...]
Posts tagged "handicrafts"
tsy is one amazing place. I keep finding so many nice things! My latest catch is a gorgeous vintage monkey I’m so much looking forward to meet. Here’s a collection of some other nice things, available right now. | a hand woven ikat pillow @ lai grai, a vintage task lamp & a vintage robert [...]
The Stockholm Formex Fair is the largest trade fair for Nordic interior design, and we have a tradition of tracking their statements on future home decor trends. Before each season’s fair, Formex pronounce their trend predictions, and the current season (SS2011) was given the trend theme Glorious Mix. This season was the first I didn’t [...]
…from the embroidery and needlecraft blog Mr X Stitch – with posts about people who make amazing art using the power of stitch & pushing boundaries of the threadiverse; found via Kurbits.
Global folklore, handicrafts, knitted decor – they are all part of one major interior trend this season. I think these images, from Country Home & Interiors (Nov 2010), have a fresh folksy feel. An inspiring merger. Stylewise it’s like a hybrid of country and folklore with a touch of light bohemian. Added a slight granny-wibe.
The trend theme of the AW 2010 Formex Fair and Exhibition is now realeased: it’s HAPPY! Next professional meeting for nordic design will take place August 12-15, 2010. It will be gathered around “togetherness”; to bake together, make things together, cook, go out, work, relax and share our experiences via facebook, blog and tweets – [...]
Some time ago, I told you about the lovely collection Bracelets of Uttran by Swedish designer and blogger Ida Överby. Since then, she has expended the range in her web-shop Creme de la creme with lovely leveled cake dishes of old china, nice bibs, rag rug-pillows and – what took my breath away – a [...]
Maybe this is the most beautiful pillow I have ever owned. The creator is Cecilia Wendin a.k.a Wendinskan. She makes the most wonderful pillows from old fabrics and scraps that she has passionately accumulated through the years. Many of the patterns she uses are from her great grandmother’s embroidery books. Wendinskan weaves in music, culture [...]