A beautiful gift

My younger daughter gave me this beautiful lampshade as a gift for my birthday.  I had seen it in a shop when we were in Canberra and I had commented on how lovely I thought it was.  My daughter had obviously remembered my comment and went back to purchase it after I had returned home. …

Jean Paul Gaultier at the NGV

The Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria was an exhibition I was fortunate enough to have the time to visit while in Melbourne.  The actual exhibition space was very busy but I was still able to make good use of my time and get round the whole exhibition. The fashions were…

Harley Davidson design.

Something a little different today. Cannes Lion winning print campaign for Harley Davidson Parts and Accessories. They dismantled each bike down to the core and arranged the pieces organically to create portraits of the individuals who own the bikes. ↬ lucky clover

Tea from Traralgon. . . .not what you would expect

Before I start this post I would like to direct you to a wonderful blog that I follow at Lorna’s Tearoom Delights.  After reading Lorna’s latest post on the different teas that she drinks I was prompted to do this post. At the Metung Markets recently I purchased some tea.  I  purchased it not because…

Brainpickings

One of the blogs that I follow is Brainpickings, rather I subscribe to the newsletter that is sent to my inbox weekly.  This week they review the best art and design books of 2011 and one is a book called Visual Storytelling.  “Stunning, ambitious, and thoughtfully curated, Visual Storytelling is part high-concept dictionary for a language of…