Monday, May 26, 2008

Tord Boontje


Some kitchen utensils that I'm more inclined to display on the wall than use -- Dutch designer Tord Boontje's Witches' Kitchen collection, a set of six that includes a pork, spurk, dagger and spoonchela. Created by Boontje for Artecnica USA, each utensil is hand carved by an artisan community in Guatemala, and forms part of Artecnica's socially and environmentally responsible Design With Conscience collection, which employs production methods that are humane and environmentally friendly, as well as promoting self-sustaining communities of skilled artisans in undeveloped countries. Via Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn.

Eileen Fisher






I was reading the New Yorker this weekend when I caught sight of an Eileen Fisher ad, and thought how nice and floaty it looked for summer, especially when we hit that sticky humidity that's so difficult to dress for. So, I checked out her website ... here's a few things that I liked.
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