Lilian Martinez …
is the brain behind joyfully crazy brand, BFGF. Her colourful designs have a certain oddness about them that will keep you staring. But my guess is that’s exactly what Lil’ is going for.
“BFGF is an art brand inspired by transcendent experiences, the internet, snacks, and both tropical and desert landscapes. Based in Los Angeles”
Why am I telling you all this? Clouds In My Coffee is having a little get together this Friday, and guess who’s coming? Martinez will be live-drawing in the I/OBJECT shop. There will be drinks, music and a free (personalized!) tee for everyone who buys one of her blankets.
Since I’ve been eyeing her wondrous plaids for years (I mean: the colours, the graphics, they are just so. damn. cool!), and I can use a good study break, I’ll definitely stop by and have a peek. See you there? x
What do you get when you mix graphic design, simplicity, photography and plants? “Something beautiful”. Damn straight. Studio Joop was founded by Anniek Beije, who loves to capture the simplicity of everyday objects.
In her ‘plant series’, Anniek shows that the most captivating moments don’t need a lot of extras. It’s the pureness that she wishes to get across. She captures the array of plants in a way that allows them to communicate their story. “They’re perfect for people who love to be surrounded by plants, but never seem to be able to keep them alive”, Anniek says. These prints don’t need any water, only a place to live (seriously, don’t water them).
Today, I’d like to introduce you to something very exciting: brand new interior platform Roomin.
Those of you who follow me on social media probably already know what I’m talking about, since I’ve been spamming you there for quite some time (sorry). For those of you who don’t, let me elaborate. Roomin is an interior design platform founded by Stephanie Duval and Nele Pieters. It’s a website that looks a bit like Pinterest, but has some fun extra features like an elaborate story behind the pictures and specific product information about what you see on the photographs.
The website wishes to introduce their readers to real-life living situations. All photographs were shot by the Roomin team, and are designed to inspire visitors to decorate their dream home. When scanning the website, readers can filter by colour, room or style. They’re also able to ‘like’ photos to create their picture perfect ‘room’.
Fun sidenote: I’m part of the Roomin team! I can’t tell you how proud I am to be part of this talented crew of people. (We call ourselves the Roominsiders) It’s my job to visit home owners, write down their story and photograph their home. Watch my work here!