Tag Archives: inspiration

the lost art of the unicorn- frederique morrel

29 Nov

and  so here we are: waitrose has their ad out, littlewoods has their tat out, and marks and sparks has joined in with their own shit x-version: it must be christmas soon.

lookingfornicethings has been travelling and apologises for the lack of recent posts. but what better way to shed your autumnal skin and get into the merry mood than with french artist duo frederique morrel’s tapestry-covered, wintery taxidermy-like pieces.

a fantasy wonderland of knitted and patchworked awesomeness at its gayest, most festive self. the artifacts are on show at london’s stephanie hoppen gallery until dec. 7. go on, get merry.

 

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let there be light

3 Oct

nesting in the beautiful, labyrinthine rooms of the farmiloe building, the sculptural jumble of futuristic cut-out silhouettes that make up nadine spencer’s lamp installation beckons you into a world of lights and shadows.

dark light – abbas & melisa teo

25 Aug

captivatingly moving images from two giants of photography with conflicting styles but a very similar spiritual journey: magnum’s abbas and melisa teo.

the joint exhibition, called dark light, will be on show at 2902 gallery in singapore until september 23rd.

 

tea party- mellor ware

22 Aug

cute little bone china tea sets from uk-based designer mellor ware: illustrated with decals of watercoulours from lianne mellor, they will make the delights of any tea-lover anywhere.

we call it a party.

stapled together

29 Jul

get your stuff together with italian designer paola navone’s amazing trompe-l’oeil staple crockery available here.

bon weekend

pull up to my bumper baby

27 May

grace jones just pulled up right into my life through this amazing silf scarf by cleo ferin bearing the words to my favourite tune of hers.

she always makes quite an arrival, good old grace.

a brief history of british photography

17 May

get your nerd back on this summer, and brighten up your days by learning the basics factoids about the history of british photography at london’s city lit, an amazing adult education learning center in the heart of the city.

the course offers five weeks of pictorial enlightenment ranging from early non-camera based imaging to digital photography, and touching on luminaries including magnum photojournalist martin parr.

a snap-happy non-holiday brain treat.

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