bembien

Spring is making it’s much-anticipated arrival in the Tundra and Bembien has the perfect warm weather accessory! Lucy Laucht (if you don’t follow her on Instagram get on it) was sporting one of these bags and the texture and shapes are amazing. The small collection of woven bags are made around the world and support local […]

home envy: cornwall

An exterior shaped by steam-bent wood is the defining feature of this Cornwall abode. Designers Tom and Danielle Raffield set their home on the on the same plot as their furniture company (they specialize in steam-bent furniture) and connected it to an old gamekeepers lodge on the property. The home is covered in  in lengths of curving […]

vertical forests

Italian architect Stefano Boeri has just announced a new design for vertical forests in China. The city of Nanjing unveiled the ‘Nanjing Vertical Forest’ this week, a mixed-use development commissioned by the National Investment Group. The project will provide high density housing and office space while contributing to the environment in a positive manner. Boeri […]

london calling

My mom and I escaped the frozen tundra earlier this month for a jaunt to a less snowy but still chilly London. We had the best time tromping around in the constant drizzle. We saw many a museum (topping out at 4 audio guided tours), found excellent shopping, and of course delicious food. Our mutual […]