New Mucu stationery and pens are in the shop for January. The 2013 Linen Planner is not only beautiful, but its small enough to carry with ease and allows you to keep yourself organized by both month and day. The Notebook Set contains 4 hand-stitched, plain paper notebooks – perfect for sketching or keeping your ideas all in one neat place. And the new Mucu pen is absolutely stunning in Aluminum or Stainless Steel. See new Mucu items here.Read More
Say hello to Mr. Cooper – new at merchant4.com. Designed by Kate Stokes of Coco Flip Design Studio in Melbourne, this gorgeous copper pendant was inspired by the old tin can telephones or “lovers telephone”. Complete with antique herringbone fabric chord, this light has us reminiscing about a time when life (and design) was simple and honest.Read More
I did a little write up for Planet Magazine about Japanese designer, Masanori Ojis collaboration with brass makers, Futagami. By now, you’ve probably all seen his amazing brass bottle openers and trivets that came out earlier this year. He has a new line of lights called Ihada and Myojo, handmade by Futagami. You can read the article here.
As a material that’s been used for thousands of years, I love that we’re seeing more brass in contemporary design these days. What do you think of the lights?Read More