Wednesday, January 20, 2010

1stdibs Introspective - The Talent - Kishani Perera

I was browsing through 1st Dibs and saw this great profile on Kishani Perera! We share a common background at UCLA and I also helped her a few times while working as a designer at Grace Home Furnishings. She is a lovely person as well as a FABULOUS designer. Check out the article and photos here:

1stdibs Introspective - The Talent - Kishani Perera

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Great Gardens!

Looking outside my family room window, I saw several ripe peppers ready for the picking. Venturing into the garden I soon discovered several lovely ripe tomatoes! Quelle surprise! Looks like I'm going to have to make some sauce this week. Luckily Jamie Oliver has a really easy recipe that doesn't require any peeling. Check it out: The Quickest Tomato Sauce

Monday, January 4, 2010

Paris Post

I just got back from Paris and thought I'd share my musings on "glamour" and "green" things I witnessed over there.

First, regarding green. There are very few places that offer "take-away" anything. If you want to eat, you sit down and eat off a plate. A REAL plate. Same goes for coffee. You sit and drink it at a table or at a "bar." Result - very little trash created and I think people are healthier for it!

Next, re: glamour. Lots of cool stuff. One of my favorites - this bed. I can't remember the name of the store, but it had a very similar design sensibility to Julian Chichester.

Final cool thing - photos of Hong Kong in the rain by Christophe Jacrot: