Admiring Fornasetti!

Did you guys see the Barnaba Fornasetti house tour in the last issue of Elle Decor? My, my! (Click the key words above to jump to the article!) Though the Fornasetti brand has been active for many decades, it remains such a fresh, current, exciting postmodern force that never tires. Likely this is due to…

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Inspiration: Stephen Burks!

I am pickin’ up what Stephen Burks is layin’ down! Man oh man! As I peeled through the current Elle Decor, this wonderful designer’s look and work certainly caught my eye. I’ll add that I am quite late on being privy to his contributions- he has been making waves in industrial and hand-made design for…

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Inspiration: Kazumi Yoshida!

I am tickled to talk about Elle Decor’s February/March 2011 issue, featuring a story about Kazumi Yoshida’s NYC loft! YAAAY! I have been such a fan of this gentleman’s work for Clarence House, and have had the textile site, as well as his personal site bookmarked for ages! The photo tour gives us an eyeful…

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Inspiration: Katherine Bowling and Amanda Blake

Before Spruce, I obtained my degree in Art History, which is a testament to my love of the visual arts. Although I don’t get to work with paintings very often anymore, I have found a new way to incorporate artwork into my life. This month’s issue of Elle Decor features artist Katherine Bowling whose art…

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