Category Archives: Divine design

Pillow talk

December was not a happy blogging month, but I’m back after a well-deserved vacation back home hanging with my family. On my travels I discovered this new little shop in Waterloo called Bon Mot, which sells contemporary art and design … Continue reading

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First class sleeping

Even though I’m not going anywhere too far, I’m addicted to airbnb.com. If you’re looking for privately run or exotic accommodations, or just a floor to sleep on, this is the place (check out all the houseboats). We used the … Continue reading

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Let them eat macarons

It seems that everywhere I turn these days, there’s a vision of a jewel-coloured macaron (Blair Waldorf stuffed her prissy mouth with them this week as a substitute for Bass love) or a proclamation that its poor cousin, the whoopie … Continue reading

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Moleskine memories

As much as I love my new iPhone 4, it’s just not as romantic as my Moleskine, which is sadly gathering dust. But this sweet video by Jessica Findley is inspiring me not to abandon its creamy pages and ribbon … Continue reading

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Wes Anderson wedding

Today is my wedding anniversary. We’re celebrating with a day of pajama pants, writing, cursing, parental visits, apples, wine, caipirinhas and hugs. I hope the same for Hayden and Sean. They so deserve it, especially after this video.

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Sears is finally (un)dead

The worst thing that can happen to a blossoming young fashionista? Having a parent who works at Sears. Who gets a giant discount. Try shopping anywhere else. The retail chain has improved its style over the past decade, but when … Continue reading

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Flapping over Penguin

I’ve always loved Penguin’s clean, minimal design. It reminds me of library shelves, musty pages, favourite bookmarks. The publishing co. turned 75, and to celebrate they’ve launched a website dedicated to their catalogue and that ubiquitous orange cover. The best … Continue reading

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