The Week on Instagram: Of Pets and Chairs

  Actually, the title should read “Last Week on Instagram”.  I was just too tied up with work to post anything last week.:(  But I promise to be more ‘present’ this coming week. I promise. *crosses fingers* Have a great week ahead! 1 Kofi in the morning | 2 Capiz windows at Bahay Bakasyunan whereContinue reading “The Week on Instagram: Of Pets and Chairs”

Deborah Bowness’ 20th Century Trompe L’Oeil

Deborah Bowness’ refers to her wallpapers as Trompe L’Oeil, a French design style that ‘tricks the eye’, creating an illusion of space and rendering flat images into almost three-dimensional objects. “My prints feature life size domestic objects – I’m inspired by everyday objects around me.  The paper I make is unique.  I worked out myContinue reading “Deborah Bowness’ 20th Century Trompe L’Oeil”

Goodbye, Burnay!

Yesterday, I was upstairs when I heard a terrible sound… that of something shattering on the floor.  I quickly ran downstairs and saw my precious burnay pitcher–the one I bought from one of the oldest burnay potters in Vigan a million years ago–  broken into pieces. The culprit… Yuki, my playful kitten! Oh well, that’sContinue reading “Goodbye, Burnay!”