Archive for the 'Things I Would Like' Category
Enter Beth Katleman, and her three-dimensional porcelain “wallpaper”:
Folly (detail), 2010.
Folly (detail, bridesmaids with drowning baby), 2010.
Folly (detail, lost duck), 2010.
This cape situation, I like it. Less so the shoes though, ew.
This is apparently a swan, but I think it looks a bit like a goose, which makes it that much more relevant to my interests.
This first American edition Tagore would please me.
Oh Nichole de Carle, why are you so incorrigibly desirable. The above doesn’t seem to be available anymore which vexes me, but I could be persuaded to settle for something else instead.
And I know it’s technically a Man Smell, but Penhaligon’s Endymion is all citrus, spices and leather, which is mmmm.
Finally, these Bonny Dot tights would be a Nice Thing, i.e., I wouldn’t complain if they suddenly came into my festive possession.
Oh, and post-finally, anything from here, especially the things that are a cat and a bus, because they are a cat. And a bus.
I have a newspaper copy of this picture fixed above my desk in my room all the way back home. Isn’t it perfect? The mismatch of woods and the weatherboard wall of paintings hung from skirting board to ceiling? I’LL TAKE IT.
Yeah, so there’s this bed, and it’s shaped like a giant book with duvet-pages. And you know, if you do ever get tired of rolling around in its vast bookiness, you can just
close it fold it up. Designed by photographer Yusuke Suzuki and blogged by the one and only Bookshelf Porn (which never fails to keep me warm at night).
I don’t know what it is about those days that just lend themselves to curling and small spaces. But today was one of them, and despite all usual claims to claustrophobia, today I looked its determined opposite in the eye and found myself craving a place like this:
Thanks to 1 Kind Design I tripped over this little cave house on the little Sicilian island of Filicudi, in the Aeolian Archipelago, and was able to sate today’s desire for an Uber Nook.
The cave itself is carved from sandstone. Photographs are by Sergio Ghetti.
Inhabitable white-washed caves of the world, I salute you!