“On the surface, these images are quite beautiful. They appear elegantly simple and accessible, evoking, perhaps, the silent tranquility that one might feel after a fresh snowfall. Beneath the surface, however, there is a subtle tension. Like fine haiku, each … Continue reading
As promised, here is the second part of my collaboration with Belgium photographer Eefje de Coninck, featuring a selection of jewellery inspired by cathedral interiors, ocean waves and the cool hues of a glacial landscape. Eefje and her team styled the pieces with draped … Continue reading
dried flowers | vintage postcard | porcelain jasper | pyrite bracelet | feldspar and brass necklace Dried flowers, porcelain jasper and an old postcard helped provide the inspiration for the pyrite and feldspar pieces above. The design of the necklace … Continue reading
Nature, then, in this its simplest acceptation, is a collective name for all facts, actual and possible, …a collective name for everything which is.” – John Stuart Mill
Spring/Summer inspiration courtesy of Pierre-Joseph Redouté, Karl Blossfeldt, Stella McCartney Resort 2011, artwork by Alexandros Vasmoulakis and Robert John Thornton. Please click on an image for further information and links to the source.
A constant source of inspiration, natural history is not only an interesting subject but also a feast for the eyes. Too excessive for one post, I’ll begin with minerals, crystals and patterns from the past. Fool’s gold: The scientific name for … Continue reading