Inspiration

Ideas Block Culture Shop

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give art

While we are still in the process of creating our new online shop, we invite you to shop locally, at our creative space, located in Vilnius station area (Pylimo st. 60). Come to explore some unique ideas for Christmas! Here you will find a variety of handmade items, from local ceramics, to colourful jewellery from […]

Events

Shibori Dyeing workshop, 21st of November, 19.00

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shibori dyeing workshop

On the 21st of November, 7 pm, we are going to have another Shibori textiles dyeing workshop with Liucija Textiles. Shibori is a traditional Japanese textiles dyeing technique, where by folding, tying, stitching, twisting, compressing a fabric, patterns are created.  During the workshop, while enjoying a cup of tea, we will talk about a variety of […]

Explorer's Guide

New Creative Space in Vilnius

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Just a few days ago we finally inaugurated our creative space in Vilnius. It is a place where culture happens and ideas are fostered through various art and design practices, talks and workshops. Here we host interdisciplinary art exhibitions and sell handmade products by emerging designers, artists and makers. It is a place where you can come […]

Explorer's Guide

City Explorer. Berlin. Part II

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berlin city guide

Back to Berlin! There are so many places to see and things to do in this city that this guide covers only a small part of all the interesting things happening in Berlin. I also would like to encourage you to go on exploring new places whenever possible in the most unusual settings. Also have a look at […]

Mood

Mood: Moon Textures

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Mae Engelgeer

Today I am introducing a new section to Ideasblock – Mood. Here we will have daily inspirations of art, design, photography, colours, textures, patterns and anything else that will come to mind that particular day. It is all about inspiration! Today’s mood is Moon Textures: Blankets from ‘Mod’ collection by Mae Engelgeer. Still life photography […]

Home Decor

Fabrics of Sound by BeatWoven

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Beatwoven

Sound and textiles to me looks like a perfect combination. While doing research on this subject I found something really interesting- woven fabric featuring sound patterns. The geometric patterns created by the beats and sounds in music are set to the loom to be materialised. This wonderful project is created by the textiles label BeatWoven, based in London. Here are a few […]

Ceramics

Decorate Your Home with Hello Hydrangea

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Hello Hydrangea

Time for inspiration! This time I would like to share with you all some hand woven beauties that I came across recently. These creations are handmade in Houston, Texas by a designer and maker Lindsey Campbell. Lindsey is a graphic designer and photographer by day, and the rest of her time she spends weaving. Her wall hangings have beautiful textures, […]

Ceramics

Sustainable Minimalist Products by Golden Biscotti

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Golden Biscotti

I can never decide what I like more: intricately patterned or plain simple objects.  Items with lots of interesting details and vibrant colours attract attention and brighten up the day and I really like them. However, there is something magical about monochromatic colours and minimalist design… something that keeps me wanting more and more of these types of objects, photographs […]

Inspiration

The Cookery for the Pleasure of Eyes and Necks by Tadam

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Tadam!

I would like to share with you something quite different today: a beautiful relationship between modern food culture and jewellery. As food is one of the greatest objects of desire, it is becoming more and more appreciated from the aesthetic point of view. So we not only care about the taste, but also the visual look, texture, and colours […]