design

The Royal Hawaiian.

The Royal Hawaiian was most definitely my favourite spot along Waikiki Beach. No, unfortunately I did not stay here for my trip. I wish. But I did spend some time admiring the grounds of this historic hotel also known as The Pink Palace. I wanted to visit this hotel even before I got to Hawaii. I… Continue Reading

September Stationary.

In case you weren’t aware, this is the last official week of summer. September starts on Monday (can you believe this?) and it always feels like the start of a new year for me. It’s the perfect time to get organized and make plans to complete those goals you set for yourself back in January and haven’t… Continue Reading

Pantone 2014 | Radiant Orchid.

Every year Pantone announces their colour of the year. Radiant Orchid is the colour of 2014. This shade from the purple family is thought to enhance creativity and innovation. It’s absorbing undertones allow it to pair well with many shades in it’s surrounding palette. This unique shade of purple is said to have a “beguiling charm” that… Continue Reading

The Grand Budapest Hotel.

After watching the Oscars last Sunday, I remembered that The Grand Budapest Hotel is coming out soon! I’ve been waiting for this day since I heard the news in early 2013. I’m not a movie buff by any means (don’t be fooled by the fact that I watched the Oscars. I had only actually seen two of the… Continue Reading

A Match Made in Illustration Heaven.

I heard the news a few weeks back (via Instagram) that Garance Doré and Rifle Paper Co. were doing a collaboration and I think I might have actually screamed. This is going to be an amazing partnership and I can’t wait to get my hands on the outcome. I love when two things come together… Continue Reading

Year of the Horse.

Gung Hay Fat Choy! Over the past few years I’ve started to follow the Chinese zodiac signs and the fortune that each animal brings to the year. I have to say, I’m really excited for the year of the horse. This year is said to bring fast victories, unexpected adventure, and surprising romances. It is… Continue Reading

For the love of MASON JARS.

The Mason jar (also known as the Ball jar or glass canning jar) was invented in 1858 by John Landis Mason to can and preserve food. The jar was made with a shoulder-seal and a zinc screw cap. The top of the glass had a threaded neck which fit the threads in the metal cap to screw… Continue Reading