Category Archives: books/magazines/publishing

Chinese Health Posters

The Art of Instruction by Katrien van der Schueren is a favourite in my humble collection of art books. This large book is a collection of illustrated educational charts from the 19th Century, covering topics from art, to design, science, and natural history. … Continue reading

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Hello 2014

Happy New Year! Please excuse the belatedness of the greeting, I took some time away from this blog to refresh and recuperate. I hope you all had a good festive season. It is good to be back.For those of you who … Continue reading

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Miscellany

I’m trying to get around to making a few gift guides for the festive season, but I fear I may run out of time. So to tide you over, here is a miscellany of nice things. I hope you like … Continue reading

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The Grace of Gray

Maybe its because I’m an old soul at heart, but I’ve always wanted to dye my hair grey or white. So you can understand why I responded to this photo essay in the tenth issue of Kinfolk Magazine. Kinfolk’s latest … Continue reading

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Before They Pass Away – Part 3

This is the third and final part about Jimmy Nelson’s anthropological photographic project Before They Pass Away, which seeks to document vanishing tribes all over the world. You can find out more about the project in my first two posts here and here. I … Continue reading

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Before They Pass Away – Part 2

This is the second part of a post about Jimmy Nelson’s anthropological photographic project Before They Pass Away. For those who missed it, here is a recap of the project: ‘’In 2009, I planned to become a guest of 31 … Continue reading

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Before They Pass Away – Part 1

Before They Pass Away is an amazing anthropological project initiated by photographer Jimmy Nelson to document tribes from all over the world that are facing extinction. Captured through the lens of a 4×5 camera Jimmy Nelson celebrates his subjects, their … Continue reading

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Miscellany: Back to Nature

Chickpea Magazine is a beautifully designed quarterly publication that showcases vegan-related content from recipes, to photo essays, book reviews and personal stories. The magazine is also ad-free, which is a refreshing change from the norm. SLA is an unusual restaurant … Continue reading

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Graphic Design: Bumper Edition

It’s been awhile since I have showcased the impressive graphic design work floating around the internet, so I decided to go large with a bumper edition of book covers, corporate identities and packaging. First up is Portuguese creative company FBA, … Continue reading

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Cookbook Wishlist

My husband is a great cook. Not only does he do the majority of the cooking (thank you D), but he is also a great partner when we are preparing meals together. Thankfully I’m also friends with some talented cooks, … Continue reading

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