Paris

הקרובים אלי מכירים היטב את חולשתי הרבה לפריז. בשנה האחרונה זה אף התעצם ויצא לי לבקר מספר פעמים, כל אחת קסומה אף יותר מקודמתה, שכללו בין השאר מזג אויר קיצוני בכל אחת מהפעמים, חוסר פרופורציה בין כמות האוכל/אלכוהול/מסעדות בהן ביקרתי לבין מה שאדם סביר אמור לצרוך, קניות מדוייקות ומשובחות, אבל בעיקר זמן איכות עם עצמי…

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Rules for Working in a Studio

Wise words by Seth Goding  Don’t hide your work Offer help Ask for help Tell the truth Upgrade your tools Don’t hide your mistakes Add energy, don’t subtract it Share If you’re not proud of it, don’t ship it Know the rules of your craft Break the rules of your craft with intention Make big…

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Interactive Fashion by Ying Gao

A fashion designer and university professor, Ying Gao has achieved personal distinction through her numerous creative projects. Gao questions assumptions about clothing by combining urban design, architecture and media design. She explores the construction of the garment, taking her inspiration from the transformations of the social and urban environment. Recognized worldwide, her designs are frequently…

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Minimalism: How to Let Go of Things

As much as I admire minimalism styling, decor and color plate, I find it extremely difficult to live a minimalist lifestyle. One essential tip to make minimizing easy and sustainable lead a minimalist lifestyle came from Design Sponge brilliant essay by Grace Bonney: Whether it’s a pair of shoes or a gently-used coffee machine, there’s…

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A Spicy Paloma Cocktail

A great tequila drink presentation I saved for the right moment by Pinch Food Design. Goes like that: 1.5 oz. tequila blanco .75 oz. fresh lime juice 2 oz. fresh grapefruit juice .75 oz. simple syrup 1.5 oz. club soda 1 PINCH of spicy salt (50/50 salt + crushed red pepper) Garnish: edible flowers +…

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Shopping Sale Strategy

After a long weekend of crazy sales everywhere you look, I managed to find the right words to describe the strategy behind a logic non-impulsive shopping method thanks to  Vicki Archer. These are the rules : Look at only what you know you want. Buy as if the item is full price, meaning you would be prepared to…

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Of Unusual Kind – Paper Dolls

Of Unusual Kind is an eclectic collection of paper dolls designed to inspire imaginative play and vivid make-believe. A beautifully handcrafted respite from technology, Of Unusual Kind is a celebration of paper craft, exquisite pattern, and unique, individual style. Inspired by the cherished tradition of paper dolls yet adorned with Anja Kroencke’s whimsically modern, hand-illustrated…

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Human Error

“Human Error” is an ongoing photography series by Brooklyn-based graphic designer Victoria Siemer, in which she digitally overlays an existential or lovelorn computerized error message over a scanned Polaroid, combining the nostalgia evoked by a Polaroid with the technological angst that fuels many of our modern relationships.

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Few Things of Note #65

Happy Weekend ! Rounding up this week with a great link pack: creative baby shower gift. Beads Chandelier – a very challenging DIY project. How to get your shit together in just 4 weeks. Art portrait is hanging in the same room it was painted. ‘The Essential’ –  Marilyn Monroe captured in rare photos. ‘Good Night…

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~ Unknown

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The Uncomfertable

The Uncomfortable is a collection of deliberately inconvenient everyday objects by Athens-based architect Katerina Kamprani. Katerina’s goal is to deconstruct the invisible design language of simple everyday objects and tweak their fundamental properties in order to surprise you and make you laugh. But also to help us appreciate the complexity and depth of interactions with…

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Few Things of Note #64

Hi, Not quite the weekend, but I literally lost track of it with all the holidays… Anyway, few great links: Le Butt panties by the awesome Monday is a Basic Bitch. Loving this little Christian Dior. Dads just got a lot cooler. ultimate newborn t-shirt for dad. DIY bookmark tassels. colorful and fun. Great resources for entrepreneurs woman. Interesting facts…

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How to Raise a Feminist Son

As a mother of both a boy and a girl, this question is occupying my mind very much. Setting an example is one thing, but there are few other actions need to take as they grow up. We raise our girls to fight stereotypes and pursue their dreams, but we don’t do the same for our…

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