Explorer's Guide

Samovar Tea Bar, San Francisco

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Samovar Tea Bar, San Francisco

On our weekend visit to San Francisco we spotted quite a few interesting places, and I am sure there were much more to discover, but we only had one full day to do that. So first of all I would like to spread the word about a small minimalist tea place located in the Mission […]

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Gatherings of Threads by Roanna Wells

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Roanna Wells

Today’s inspiration is very simple, tonal, graphical, minimalistic, black and white… and very impressive! And who would imagine that a single black thread can be used to create such an intricate image. These beautiful embroidered art pieces fade away like shadows. And the author of these thread drawings is a British artist Roanna Wells. One […]

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Preserving the Moment with Diane Meyer

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Diane Meyer

I love when photographs become something more than just that, when new textures, patterns and stories appear. For that reason I am going to share with you these beautiful findings with unique harmony between photographs and embroidery, where a thread becomes an inseparable part of the image. The Author of these photographic collages is Santa […]

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No More Twist

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No More Twist

Recently I came across a collaborative home textiles studio NoMoreTwist based in Brussels, whose works are all focused on weaving and exploration of thread qualities. Their collections are born while studying the thickness, colours and textures of threads and their interaction with each other. I am impressed by the way these designers approach weaving, creating […]

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Subtle and Dreamlike – Clare Elsaesser

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Clare Elsaesser

Today I invite you to a subtle, slightly dreamlike journey with an artist Clare Elsaesser and her paintings ranging from abstract to figurative. I discovered Clare’s art through Etsy, where I first saw a slightly blurred portrait of a girl hiding her face behind a bunch of flowers. I liked the idea of flowers covering […]