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  • décor

    infinite bookshelf

    Nov 16, 2008

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    This bookshelf just really intrigues me. Via Design for Mankind. (…) Read more »

  • décor

    to each his home

    Nov 14, 2008

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    We are loving this new book by friend of Free People, Bilyana Dimitrova called To Each His Home. The book highlights eight really imaginative homes with beautiful photographs by Bilyana. Above are some sneak peak images of the book. You can see more on the website. Wouldn’t you love to live in one of these? (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    eli, no!

    Nov 11, 2008

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    I adore these illustrations from Katie Kirk‘s wonderful children’s book, Eli, No! They are done in such a cute style, and the book is just wonderful! See the rest of it here on Katie’s Flickr. The book is not yet published (I seriously can’t see why not) but you can bet whenever it gets published (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    bookbus by peter thuvander

    Nov 10, 2008

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    Design For Mankind shared a link for Peter Thuvander’s library bus, serving the streets of Sweden. Peter designed the bus with Martin from the design collective Muungano and the graphics were done by Fredrik Forsberg at THEY GRAPHICS. The bus, of course, offers books as well as internet, computer games, a music listening station, and (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    greenhouse book store

    Oct 27, 2008

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    I love the looks of this book shop in a greenhouse in the garden at The Wapping Project, a hydraulic power station that’s been converted to a contemporary art space and restaurant. The architect writes: “As an only child I lived in my books and still have every one of them. I also ran a (…) Read more »

  • DIY

    mushroom girls virus

    Sep 18, 2008

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    This book looks so beautiful! Deanne Cheuk illustrated this book called Mushroom Virus Girls: A Guide to the Identification and Study of Our Commoner Fungi with Special Emphasis on the Edible Varieties. You can see some of the amazing illustrations on Deanne’s web site. The book is sold out on the site, but you can (…) Read more »

  • friends

    lines and shapes

    Sep 08, 2008

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    Lines and Shapes has announced the release of their fourth issue. The books are a series of collaborative artist projects, curated by Lena Corwin and Maria Vettese. For this issue, the theme was PAIRS. Check out the Lines and Shapes website and Lena’s blog for more info and subscription information. You’re sure to be inspired… (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    guerrilla gardening

    Jun 10, 2008

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    You’ve heard of guerrilla marketing; how about about guerrilla gardening? Richard Reynolds wants to teach you all about it in his new book. His motto: fight the filth with forks and flowers. Check out the interview from The New York Times and watch a video where Reynolds teaches you how to make a seed bomb. (…) Read more »

  • DIY

    an antique book

    May 15, 2008

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    Floating around the office of late has been an extraordinary old book filled with even older postcards and snippets, some dating as far back as the 1870′s. The lucky owner of this beautiful book is our Senior Knits Designer, Gianna. The book had been passed from friend to friend for many years, with each of (…) Read more »

  • features

    love stories

    Jan 09, 2008

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    Camille from Kissing Knees Craft wants to invite all you creative fp girls to participate in a project she’s putting together. Share you love stories. Ya gotta love something! check out her blog for the info… (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    september catalog… dark fairy

    Sep 07, 2007

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    Here’s a little intro to our new September catalog dropping on Monday! The two trend concepts for the collection were Dark Fairy and Sport. I’ll tell you a little more about each trend next week. We were really inspired by this photography book called “A Fairy’s Child” by Ann Dahlgren and Douglas Foulke. We loved (…) Read more »

  • DIY

    craft inc.

    Aug 27, 2007

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    Thought I’d pass along this recommendation to all of our crafty readers. I spotted this book on Lena Corwin’s blog and it definitely sounds like a must read for all of you small business crafty girls. Check out the website and Lena’s review! (…) Read more »

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