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    Skinnylaminxenstein: Dreaming

    I’ve been re-reading this book by Tokuhiko Kise and Hiromi Karatsu of Truck Furniture, which tells the story of how this couple dreamed up and built their home / workshop / showroom / restaurant / garden in Osaka, Japan. It’s an inspiring read, as their motivations are so simple – all about living a good, rich, …

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    India Eyes

    Please come to the Skinny laMinx shop next Thursday 2 November to see my impression of Jaipur through my India Eyes.

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    Ace Camps – Batik printing in Swaziland

    The 2018 Ace Camps lineup has been announced, and I’m excited because I’ll be teaching in Swaziland next year! Read all about this exciting African rural adventure, complete with Kruger safari right here, and sign up quickly, as places are filling fast. PS: Also check out the very foodie Cape Town Ace Camp, led by …

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    Accidentally Wes Anderson

    I came across the @accidentallywesanderson Instagram account while in Jaipur, and it changed my whole photographic approach to the Pink City.

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    Colour Yum: Soft & sweet Jaipur

    Soft, sweet colours, delicate shapes and textures – these are the things I noticed in Jaipur in 2014 , which was my first trip with Ace Camps, and these first impressions were reinforced on my recent trip.

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    Colour Yum: Concrete & Sage

    It’s that time of year again when you’ve got to get your gift-shopping game on again. All the people you know – the Hip Mama, the Design Bloke, the Weekend Chef, your Best Friend, the Kids Who Have Everything – they all need a gift this Festive season. Well, we know these people too, cos we see …

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    In the Press: Visi

    Did you spot the lovely write up in Visi Magazine about our Roof Garden collection? We’re crazy about this mad jungly pic of a chair in the Rio colouway, from our Lookbook shoot earlier this year.

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    Imaginary friends

    Over the last year or so, you may have spotted the reverse paper dolls I’ve been making in my studio on a Making Friday. Just for fun, I’ve been drawing a person, then cutting out an item of their clothing to hold over a patterned background, inventing new outfits for them. It’s fun seeing how …

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    Colour: Inspiration for Roof Garden

    When we launched Roof Garden in June, we wanted to give our guests something special that would show them the new print and also give them some insight into what inspired the design and the colours. That’s how we came up with this rather fabulous ‘Pantone’ book, which shows swatches of the fabric as well …

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