Tag 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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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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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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Rain dance

Inspiring designs from Masaru Suzuki at OTTAIPNU for umbrellas and handkerchiefs    

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Pull your weight

Please vote for my design in this week’s Spoonflower design contest! Here’s the link. Thanks!

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Basket case

I love this weave. Anyone recommend a good guide or book on basketmaking?

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Girard Treasure

A new discovery, for me: Alexander Girard (1907-1993)     

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Design for design sake

I discovered John Edmark’s work in this New York Times article titled ‘Design Distraction’ about executive toys.  Suddenly I realize that fabulous design need not necessarily be only practical: it can just be for the sake of design or relaxation too.

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Birds of a feather

Wonderful window displays at Hermes in Vancouver BC this season.  Just had to post my chicken halloween concoction: birds of a feather! Happy New Year!

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