Who is eating turkey this Thanksgiving weekend?
HIC turkey platter, $25
Bamboo Studies turkey platter, $17.25
For the third year in a row I will be cooking up a Thanksgiving feast (with the help of Martha Stewart, of course). Wish me luck!
The lovely life-sized origami-style Folder chairs by designer Stefan Schoning are assembled by folding them just like an origami creation. How cool is that?
The ‘Folder’ can withstand your weight since it is made from paper-thin polypropylene, which means the look is very cool and the construction lightweight, rigid and tough. The chairs more durable than wood, plastic or metal and have been exhibited around the world: the National Design Museum in NY, Nike Design Library in Oregon, Colette in Paris, Salone Satellite in Milan, and 100% Design in London, UK.
What’s not to love?
Images courtesy of Stefan Schoning.
This past weekend I made a quick trip to Florida and boy-oh-boy was it worth it! I was hesitant to spend the money on a flight (did anyone follow my decision making on Twitter?) since I was just in Florida last month but I am so glad I decided to go. Four days of sunshine, ocean swims, and shopping trips (not to mention meals cooked by my parents and nightly ice cream snacks), made me feel so spoiled. I’m so grateful I had the chance to go!
photos by me
Where would you go for a four day escape?
Malko Takagaki’s Tunell tissue box is functional and simply sleek.
Tunell tissue box, $14.95 (on sale), MOMA
Yes! Let’s start October off right with this little reminder…
I’m gearing up for a few weeks of travel…beginning with a trip back to Florida…today! Hooray! I am so looking forward to some quality beach time so let’s hope the sun continues to shine!
Here are some thoughts about my trip – with the help of Mark Addison Smith‘s amusing illustrations:
So…here I go, off to the United States again…
I haven’t packed any lotions, gels, drinks or food because I’m not sure if…
because I’ll have a tan.
Images via Mark Addison Smith’s You Look Like the Right Type.
On Monday October 1st, the 1:Face project will begin changing the world one watch at a time. How so, you say? The money from each colourful watch sold goes to various charity organizations. Each watch represents a different cause – hunger, water, AIDS, breast cancer, environment – and the money raised from the 1:Face movement will certainly spread goodwill to those in need.
illustration of the 1:Face watches; each watch is $40
The white watch below, for example, will feed 16 children in Africa through the assistance of the 1:Face partner organization, One Days Wages.
I received the watch representing water. With the sale of 625 of these white and yellow watches one well will be built in Rwanda via the assistance of the non-profit organization Charity Water. Not only will you want one of these watches to show your support and spread the word, but you will also love showing off its sleek design.
1: Face watch – changing the world one watch at time & it tells the time too (with the touch of a button)
Many thanks to Mizra Minds.
Update: You can also follow and support the 1:Face movement at Indiegogo.