Posts Tagged ‘ antique ’

Digging down deep…

May 3, 2012

I’ve been saving these images forever, it’s time to release them into the world! Some favorite picks from some deep digs into the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Love this polka dot bracelet & snakes snakes snakes.
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patchwork

January 23, 2012

nick emailed me with some wonderful images tonight, including the lovely and highly-collectible boro, a type of patched japanese textile composed of recycled and reused fabrics that literally means “rag.” japanese textiles have always been a source of inspiration for me, so after researching boro, i was excited to discover sri, a textile gallery in brooklyn...
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HUGE things at coup

June 5, 2011

the other night daniel invited us to a party at his work celebrating the opening of a shared adjacent showroom for holland & sherry, a luxury textile company and one of the oldest in the world! daniel works at coup d’etat, a showroom in the design district of sf specializing in interior decor- mainly outrageous...
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i rug u

May 18, 2011

our new friend nick sung emailed me with these images of antique rugs from the nazmiyal collection. coincidentally, jake, daniel, zoe, nico & i spent a good chunk of our friday night looking up cool rugs on the internet. how productive! there are so many gems to choose from on nazmiyal, so i went...
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bookworms

April 26, 2011

trying to psyche everyone up with ideas for the bookbinding workshop this weekend with some posts about books! here are some covers from the nypl’s collection of Dust Jackets from American and European Books, 1926-1947 to get your bookbrains going!
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