Category Archives: Design

Designer of the day

                       Inspirational discovery of the day: Michael O’Connell (1898-1976).  Mid century British textile designer, spent some time in Australia.  Wish I could find more of his work. Advertisements

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Fabric of Vancouver

My competition entry in Spoonflower’s Skillshare watercolour cityscape fabric design challenge.  Vote here for your favorites! Competition closes 30 May 2017.

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Going shopping?

If you’re going shopping you’ll need a bag. Press here to go to my Kickstarter campaign where you can reserve the bag you need when you make a pledge.  Hurry, campaign ends on May 31!

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Live at last!

It’s LIVE!  I’m so excited to announce my Kickstarter campaign has begun, running through to 31 May 2017.  Click here for the link or you can access it through my website http://www.kimthings.com.  This project has been my passion and soul … Continue reading

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Kirkpatrick & Mace

In the summer I saw an exhibition at the Tacoma Museum of Glass of the extraordinary work of Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora Mace. Unbelievable!

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Design heaven

  I have got to see this place!  Check out this extraordinary place: the Design Library.  Thank you Peter Koepke for amassing this amazing collection and thank you Dwell magazine for alerting me to it.  On my list!

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This nest is best

Lucky enough to have this family of robins nest a few feet from our window in the spring.  Check out my son, Isaac’s video of feeding time.

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Moth Hour

Watching moths flying around a light was my inspiration behind this painting. While I paint I love listening to podcasts of The Moth Radio Hour: an hour of true stories told by ordinary people, without notes and with lots of … Continue reading

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Harmony Arts

A shout out to YAMAZAKI Appparel in Ambleside, West Vancouver, for exhibiting four of my paintings in their store front display during the Harmony Arts Festival (July 29-Aug 8 2016). The festival is a wonderful showcase of music, art and … Continue reading

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What’s the buzz

Come and visit my booth: North Shore Artists’ Guild Summer Art Sale Sat July 16, 12-9 pm & Sun July 17, 10-5 pm The Pipeshop in Shipbuilders’ Square 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, CANADA If you can’t make it, … Continue reading

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