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Claire Murphy: Cooee to the ladies

  Claire Murphy is a freelance illustrator from Melbourne, Australia with a love for comics, graphic novels and vintage. She recently selfpublished the wonderful book 'Cooee to the ladies, Australian women of talent and interest'. High time for an interview!   Hi...

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Vegetable garden update 2

Some people have asked for an update on our own vegetable garden (see how we got started: here and find last year's update: here). I did a little poll on our Instagram stories as well and let's just say that 100% YES is good enough for me ;) so here goes:   We started...

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The Wild Dyer book

Another book review? Well, yes. I've been meaning to share 'The Wild Dyer' book with you for a while now. It's so inspiring! 'The Wild Dyer' by Abigail Booth is not only an inspiring read, with stunning photography by Jeska and Dean Hearn, but also a very practical...

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This is a good guide

  Hello dear readers To kick off our relaunch, I wanted to share this book review with you. Because I would like visual strands to be more about the important things. Things that actually touch us all. Be it visual or otherwise, and always inspiring. We're resuming...

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Mono Japan Amsterdam 2018

A visit to Mono Japan, an event celebrating contemporary Japanese craft and design in Lloyd Hotel Amsterdam. This year’s theme was ‘Collaboration’, specifically between Japanese and European artists and designers.

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Finding your path: Wieteke Opmeer

Wieteke Opmeer Design is a small one-woman business in poetic sustainable eco friendly products and art projects that tickle your imagination. We asked Wieteke a few questions about how she strives to live and work in a sustainable way.

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Letters of inspiration with little word studio

“Sometimes inspiration can be found everywhere and sometimes, catching it is like trying to collect rain water with only a pasta strainer by your side.” Melissa of little word studio and I discuss inspiration – and lack thereof.

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  • An interview with illustrator David Litchfield
  • The art of Cathy McMurray
  • Nature & Folklore: Adam Pritchett
  • DesignKwartier part 1: Urban green