Inspiration

Ideas Block Culture Shop

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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 […]

Fashion

Knitted Beauties by Winter in Holland

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Winter in Holland

Today I am excited to introduce you to a Textile designer Anouk van der Laan, based in Amsterdam, who creates beautiful environmentally friendly textile products for her brand Winter in Holland. In her work artist uses natural materials, cotton and wool, to create knitted scarves and home décor items. But I am not going to tell […]

Mood

Mood: Dream in Blue

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Morocco. Image by photographer and food stylist Gabriel Cabrera. Shibori Pillowcases by Upstate. Printed scarf from ‘Whatever the Weather’ collection by Anna Badur. Ellipse Platers by Suite One Studio. Hand Dyed Shibori Scarf by Ayelet Iontef.

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 […]

Ceramic Designers

Textures and Floral Patterns in Dorotea Ceramics

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Dorotea Ceramics

Today I have one more inspiring story for you, an interesting interview with a visual artist and ceramicist Carolina Silva, who is originally from Spain, but now based in Seattle. Apart from creating art pieces for exhibitions Carolina also works on her nature inspired ceramics’ line Dorotea. Her ceramics are filled with floral patterns that artist draws by hand. Therefore, each […]

Ceramics

One of a Kind Ceramic Pieces by Free Folding

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Free Folding Ceramics

Today’s inspiration is filled with nature. Simple, yet one of a kind shapes, decorated with organic patterns, are hand made into beautiful ceramic pieces. And these pieces are created by Michal Keren Gelman, an artist based in Israel, who lives surrounded by nature, alongside a nature reserve and Mediterranean Sea. Michal designs and hand crafts delightful ceramics for her brand […]

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, […]

Home Decor

The Art of Origami from Up The Wooden Hills

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Up The Wooden Hills

A few years ago I was very much into paper folding and origami. I have worked on a big scale paper and fabric folding project for fashion… and I know how time consuming it can be. Everything needs to be measured and made exactly perfect. Even though I don’t work much more with paper folding, I still love and […]

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 […]

Ceramic Designers

Material Fusion by Thrive and Prosper

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Thrive and Prosper

Today I am excited to introduce you to an artist who makes some truly unique home decorations. Her name is Cicely Siller and she is based in North Carolina. Cicely works under the brand name Thrive and Prosper, exploring unusual material combinations, blending them into something special! Cicely mixes bold concrete shapes with organic Shibori patterns, flexibility of […]

Home Decor

3D Textiles by Mikabarr

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Mikabarr

It is always exciting to find an artist who has a unique style, uses usual materials or techniques. Tel Aviv based artist MikaBarr definitely has something special in her textiles pieces. Her studio Mikabarr creates 3D textiles for interior and fashion. I just love all those folded pillow cases and blankets! Have a look at […]