From Albania, for Tokyo, with love

We told them :"we have it dark blue" They said "Lovely, but no thank you" and nodded. So we said: "ah, we can do it in light blue" They said "lovely, but no thank you" So we said: "how would you like to be?" They answered simply: "take the red of that cushion, the purple ...

Arrived!

No wonder it took them so long. The brothers who make these chairs thought they'd add a few to our orders.... We have stock at last, and it's not over. We'll be back with more exciting new cuddle chairs...    

Artichokes blooming in Albania

The last gypsy style artichokes picked up in Albania. First time we met him he liked the idea of making fun of design. He showed us one of his creations: a lamp the shape of a world atlas with the nations cut out in metal on a barrel lid. Impressive. The artichoke was just a game. ...

Just a couple of plates and bowls

The olive trees on the mountain slopes overlooking Elbasan are revealed by the early east european sunrise. The angry cock is spreading the word and the hound is commenting profusely at 4 am. Lili enjoys being up before everybody else at the Kafe that carries his name. He leaves his wife in bed, ...

Manolo's Loft in Madrid

Magical Bohemian Style at Manolo Yllera’s loft in Madrid

Pasted from here: http://decor8blog.com/2013/04/06/magical-bohemian-style-loft-in-madrid/Many Thanks to Holly Becker and Manolo Yllera, one of our earliest fans (check this page:la nueva era industrial)  I came across a stunner of a bohemian-style loft today in Spain and couldn’t peel myself ...

ABC New York meets John Felici by Shari Gab

 Check out what Shari has to say about Po! Paris on Abc's blog Balkan Beauty: The Symbolic Pillows Of Paris Po! .... ABC Meets John Felici: Using locally available materials, such as recycled coffee bags and grain sacks, these pillows are hand-embroidered by female artisans in Albani ...