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Monday, May 23, 2016

tout recommence . . .

begin again. 

hello monday. some people absolutely dread mondays. i happen to welcome mondays with open arms. to me, it represents a brand new week with brand new possibilities. bring it.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

nelson mandela . . .

speaks directly to my heart. after a couple of grueling weeks working on a big deadline, i finally turned it in. now, BACK to my sabbatical . . . 

Sunday, May 01, 2016

tokyo-a-go-go . . .

THANK YOU to the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE for featuring an article about my recent trip to tokyo. there are SO many amazing places to see in tokyo. i listed 7 of my favorite spots (just the tip of the iceberg) and some of the photos that i took there.

you can see and read the full article HERE.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

à la française.

i made some new porcelain salt + pepper cellars and they are FRENCH !

you can grab a set here.

Friday, April 29, 2016

friday field trip (from the sketchbook).

tokyo, japan
february 2016 

i LOVE boro textiles. there was such an abundance of them in tokyo. turns out, the next best thing to buying boro fabrics is SKETCHING them ! so satisfying.

Thursday, April 28, 2016


the last batch of vases i listed sold out immediately, but i just posted these vases on my online shop. and there is STILL time get a vase before mother’s day !

you can find them here.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

b l o o m .

because mayday AND mother’s day are right around the corner, i’ve picked a few handmade vases to sell in my online store . . . people need FLOWERS !

you can find them here.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

just because . . .

i love little old things. i recently acquired this little metal shovel and this little old whisk broom. for some reason, they make me very happy.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

hold everything . . .

i have ONE set of these tiny nesting bowls that i am letting go of.

you can find them here.

Monday, April 25, 2016

indigo girl.

i’ve been busy designing my new line for magenta and having so much fun doing it !

my new line is called INDIGO and will be out in the fall.

stay tuned . . . i am definitely an indigo girl.

Friday, April 22, 2016

friday field trip (from the sketchbook).

tokyo, japan
february 2016

two of my favorite things rolled into one: notebooks + shibori. i found these amazing shibori notebooks at the beautiful shop in tokyo called POSTALCO. we spent a long time there drooling over the goods and i left with many treasures. 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


i bought these items in japan SIMPLY for the packaging.

they will never be opened.

amazing smelling soap + a bag of rice.