30 Dec

2011: A Year End Review in Twelve Photos

One photo chosen from each month of 2011 – excluding ones of artwork. Doing this made me realise how little I’ve been using Flickr this year, and how much I use Instagram. I’ve also come to rely on my iPhone as a primary camera rather than my DSLR. It was a year filled with lovely […]

23 Dec

Paper Inspiration: Amazing Pop-Up Paper Sculptures

I’m in pre-Christmas chill out mode, and so was catching up on blog reading when I came across this video. These large-scale pop-up sculptures are really incredible. Perhaps I need to revisit paper engineering in the new year.

20 Dec

The Frost Does Lovely Things To The Leaves

These photos are from two weeks ago when Vancouver had a few days of frost on the ground. I love the look of frost on leaves and grass, the way every detail is outlined and highlighted.

19 Dec

Inspiration For The Home

I’ve been dying to replace the very tacky chandelier that hangs over our dining room table. It’s a brass and glass monstrosity that dates from the seventies, and is a bit of an eye-sore. Because we’re renting I’ve been hesitant to spend money to replace it, so I started looking for ways to make something […]

15 Dec

Improv Everywhere The Documentary

Improv Everywhere, that rascally band of people who create flash mob style performances on the streets of New York, are putting together a behind-the-scenes documentary. Watch the teaser trailer: If you love Improv Everywhere (like I do) they need your help to complete the film. Check out their Kickstarter Campaign and make a contribution to […]

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