• Week NYC shop ideas

    Shopping for shops

    When I visited in NYC in May 2011, I was thinking of opening my store, and took lots of inspiration shots. I think the way the Skinny laMinx store turned out could fit perfectly into the streets of New York, don’t you? See more pics here. We’re off to New York City to show Skinny laMinx …

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    Making Friday: Batik in Swaziland

    My role on April’s trip to Swaziland with Ace Camps was to teach the group of travellers about pattern, and to give them an intro to the principles behind designing for batik. They came up with some really, really nice designs (see below), which set us all up nicely for the three subsequent days we …

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    At the Market in Swaziland

    I was in Swaziland with Ace Camps in April, teaching a course about pattern to bunch of Ace Campers. There’s so much to see in this tiny African kingdom, and only a tiny bit of it is for tourists. I could have spent hours at Manzini Market, which opened my eyes to things – many …

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    Colour in Swaziland

    The thing that’s so good about travel is changing up the things we see every day. Arriving in green, lush Swaziland (or, as it was re-named just after our visit, eSwatini) with its rolling hills, songbirds and afternoon thunderstorms was a refresher for my city-weary eyes. Here are some of the shapes and colours that …

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    In Barcelona

    My heart actually jumped when I saw this pic on the AD Spain instagram feed (my most revered magazine of them all), because that gorgeous Knoll chair is covered in our Aperture print! All this marvelousness is via the showroom of El Recibidor, in Barcelona.  Si, si, si!

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    Treasures from India

    An actual blogpost about the real-life blogpost of the INDIA EYES show.

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    Jaipur daydreams

    I’ve been daydreaming about what my life might be like if I lived in Jaipur

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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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