my favorite things
neutrals, linen, texture, organic materials, modernism, birds on a wire, Mrs. Eaves font, kraft paper, twine, letterpress, black and white photographs, handwritten correspondence, industrial antiques, herbs, Picasso, books and end papers, monograms, wooden wine boxes, Manolo Blahnik shoes, marbelized italian paper, lined envelopes, clothespins, mountains, cashmere, Paris, urban chickens, Kartell Ghost Chair, handmade books, blackberry pie, springer spaniels, vintage magazines
Have nothing that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. William Morris
Hallmarks of modern design: interest in exploring new materials, rejection of historical precedents, simplification of forms by reduction of ornament, form follows function, utility is as important as beauty.
Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication. Leonardo daVinci