Images: Beci Orpin Beatbox Kitchen Surely one of the most recognisable sounds of Summer is the tinkle of a Mr Whippy truck. Well, this summer there’s a new soundtrack courtesy of the Beatbox Kitchen. Beci Orpin’s husband, Raph Rashid, is the ideas man behind this souped up food van. After its debut at Meredith last …
I’ve done it before, so I thought I’d do it again, and play along with Meet Me at Mikes‘ My place & Yours. This week’s theme is Just Five Minutes Peace. When I’m in desperate need of a cricuit breaker, there’s no better place than a quick retreat to the day bed. Perched up high …
Images: Trendir The Underground Home Bet you never thought you’d see the day that Coober Pedy, Badger from The Wind in the Willows and the Swiss Village of Vals had something in common. Well here it is – underground homes! This one is designed by SeARCH and Christian Muller Architects and is simply out of …
Video: You Tube Tokujin Yoshioka Window Installation Feeling a little frazzled with all the hullabaloo that this time of year brings? Then this weirdly hypnotic installation by Tokujin Yoshioka at Hermès in Tokyo should do the trick. All together now…breath in…and out…
Images: Sia Music Sia Beguiling. Quirky. Charming. I’m smitten with Sia. How could you not be, when she describes herself as ‘a unicorn fart’! This is my favourite song at the moment. It features vocals by Sia and reminds me of my piggie-in-the-middle brother. Everytime I hear it, something strange happens and I have to …
Images: Fashion Gone Rouge Minni Im Wunderland Not sure what’s going on here. You’ve got top model, Chanel Iman. She’s in the desert. And she’s wearing Minnie Mouse ears. But somehow this editorial from the December issue of Vogue Germany works!
Image: Two Ruffians Dream Cloud Necklace This necklace from Two Ruffians will sort the cup half-full mob from the cup half-empty posse. You see, some will think it’s a sweet ode to floating daydreams whilst others will see it as an omen of dreams going up in smoke! I’ll take the former thanks… Au$ 35; …
Image: New York Magazine Excerpt from Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value (and How to Take Advantage of It) Heading out to dinner tonight? Before you go, take a gander at William Poundstone’s fascinating look into the marketing tricks built into menus. Who would have thought that something as simple as typography could have you …
Image: Anton Repponen Feast your eyes on these prosciutto and salami ties. I wonder if they have a Stras version? Or a scratch ‘n’ sniff bacon tie?!
Image: Beehive Kitchenware Co. Bird Measuring Spoons I just found out that 1 tablespoon is the equivalent to 3 teaspoons. So, I guess you could say, a bird in the hand is worth 4.75 teaspoons in the kitchen! Made from recycled pewter, this adorable set of measuring spoons comes with a copper rack so they …