Category Archives: Interiors


local ceramist tanya laing makes lovely animals who are sad and dangerous all at the same time. like the capetonian version of donnie darko. mine snapped its ear off after my wildly clumsy cat tried to romance it a little too … Continue reading

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zena khan’s knuckledusters

  i post stuff from darkroom in london relatively often. they have a fantastic selection of interesting things. interiors and accessories, jewellery and i feel like their stock is curated with an eccentric/dark eye – which i like. oh, and these gold knuckledusters (what’s not to … Continue reading

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lovemore launches on the Aficionado network

Exciting news: louisemore has split into two. louisemore will continue to focus on fashion, accessories and pop culture oddities. Who else is going to curate the weird collection of stuffed animals, jewellery and hairstyles? Didn’t think so… …and a warm … Continue reading

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cushion pushin’

So here’s a secret confession: I’m not sure how to feel about scatter cushions. If it takes you more than 13.2 seconds to get past the cushions and into your bed at night, I believe you’re doing something wrong. They … Continue reading

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quilt guilt

I went to the Johannesburg City Library’s sale a few years ago and the best book I bought was a large coffeetable book from the 1980s on Amish quilts. I swear. I dug it out recently and decided that as … Continue reading

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Omer Arbel

The classically cool demeanor of contemporary architects* often gives the interior products they design an icy hardness. Omer Arbel (creative director of Vancouver-based Bocci and Omer Arbel Office) creates warm, interesting, organic products. His studio focuses on experimental materials, combinations and fabrications … Continue reading

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time flies when you’re knitting scarves

Irreverent product design from Berlin University of Arts graduate, Siren Elise Wilhelmsen: Made to register normally-invisible time in a three-dimensional way, the 356 knitting clock makes a 2m-long scarf every year. Not great for actually telling the time, it’s rather a … Continue reading

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