Windows to Aesop

9 days ago Aesop revealed window installations for people to get a glimpse into their world… “This is a significant undertaking for our company, and only the second time in our history – the first was in 2005 – that we’ve had the opportunity to explain ourselves in these expansive spaces. The windows in Myer … Continue reading

Crumpled City

I often find shopping a bit of a mission, mainly because I feel bombarded with so many things that I don’t even want. I do however, find joy in discovering interesting products that are well designed, and it’s a bonus if it’s practical. I was scouting around for inspiration for packaging ideas on a project I’m … Continue reading

Aesop East to West gift kits

I know my blog may seem like an Aesop promo site at the moment but they just keep churning out amazing work! These East to West gift packs by Aesop incorporates three things I love: travel, design & packaging. This truly was love at first sight… ‘This is one occasion when the destination is as … Continue reading

SOTA

My lasting impression of Singapore was how adventurous they are with their architecture. One of my favourite buildings had to be the School of the Arts (SOTA). SOTA is one of four independent specialised schools in Sinagpore. Situated at Dhoby Ghaut, it serves as a ‘creative laboratory’ – a place where students create and the … Continue reading

Toy Museum of Catalonia (Museu del Jouget)

The Toy Museum located on Rambla de Figueres, Figueres, is just over an hour from Barcelona and is a great place of interest for children and adults alike. The museum originally opened in 1982 in the former Hotel Paris and eventually was refurbished and re-opened again in December 1998. The Museum displays over 4000 toys … Continue reading

Orange Balloon Infestation

On our last evening in Madrid, we did what typical Madrilenians do, which is walk around the city. As we were strolling past the Palacio Real, curiosity took the best of me when I saw a group of people holding black netting filled with orange balloons. They released a stream of balloons every so often, … Continue reading

mint museum of toys

“Whether you are a child at heart or an avid toy collector, The Mint Museum of Toys has something for everyone. Housed in a contemporary five-storey building, it boasts a rich mix of nostalgia, education and inspiration.” – Mint website One of the highlights from our recent trip to Singapore had to be the Mint … Continue reading