The latest hand made leather goodies from NZ born, Brooklyn based label; Reid Damnit. You can have a good browse through the whole collection here on Etsy and if you like, revisit the story of spunky designer Kelly Reid who I met and interviewed in her New York studio/home in late 2012. Kelly has kindly offered all you guys 25% off including sale items from today until Wednesday the 22nd of Jan. Simple use the code: studiohome25 at the checkout.
I’m a confirmed fan of Melbourne based illustrator; Sarah Hankinson (even more so after visiting her studio space; The Windsor Workshop !) This time of year is always enjoyable for me as the clever people rally up 12 pages of their work to make their annual calendar offering. This year, with her trip to New York still lingering in her brain, Sarah has paid arty homage to the great city. You can grab one from her online store here.
Alexander Hall & Sabrina Godfrey As it turned out, arranging a meeting with Alexander Hall was a fantastic move for my sightseeing itinerary of Brooklyn. With the plan being to meet at his café; Milk Bar in Prospect Heights, I had the pleasure to walk streets full of the “brownstones” of Brooklyn made famous in my own head by Sesame Street and the Cosby Show. Prospect Heights was a really pretty area and the perfect spot for the friendly little Milk Bar taking pride of place on a busy intersection. There
Sorry! This is a bit of a photo dump as I try to balance getting some VERY exciting interviews for Fly the Coop:NYC out to you, compile my thoughts and share the exciting experience I had at The Blogcademy AND just damn well get out there amongst it all! I will warn you now that I think most content will slide on past your eyes in the next week or so after I am home. In the mean time, I hope you enjoy this glimpse of the amazing thriving sanctuary
Ok, I hope you enjoy these peeks into what I am up to this week! I hate it when blogs turn from one thing to another and you suddenly think “how the hell did THAT happen? and why am I here?” (eg. design blog + pregnancy = baby blog = I’m outties) But bear with me and join me on this weeks break as I take a breather, suck up some new scenes and gather a whole bucket load of inspiration and juice to crank Studio Home up another notch
I am officially on countdown. Today is my last day ever working in Marketing for Treble Cone, Monday week I drive out of Wanaka with my life crammed into my car, hit Christchurch and get in a series of large tin birds enroute to NYC on Wednesday night. Surreal, exciting, bittersweet and just generally hard for my brain to take in! This week I am getting ready to introduce you to some cool plans I have in the pipeline for NYC and the downright awesome brands that have partnered with