Category Archives: INSPIRATION

INDIGO SHIBORI AT URBAN OUTFITTERS

June 24, 2015

 

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4040 Locust Dyed Boo Pillow $129

 

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Magical Thinking Shibori Streak Pillow $29

 

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Magical Thinking Crazy Tie-Dye Pillow $29

 

SHIBORI FOR THE HOME

June 22, 2015

 

Ever since this post, I have been seeing an influx of Shibori upholstery. Here are my favorites from this week:

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STORY MFG

April 27, 2015

 

today’s inspiration is from Katy Katazome, Co-founder @storymfg & @wornpublications. I found her images and became hooked….scroll through her instagram and you will be too.

 

INSTAGRAM, TUMBLR, STORY MFG

ALL  IMAGES ARE FROM https://instagram.com/katykatazome/

 

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INSPIRATION: BLUEMICS

April 14, 2015

 

Today’s inspiration comes from Bluemics in Okayama, Japan. Kimiko’s pottery reminds me of Indigo dyeing, not only because of the colors, but some pieces appear almost like they were pleated or folded. She hand paints each line with a cobalt underglaze and then the pieces are glost-fired in a gas-fired kiln for twelve hours.

SHOP, FEATURE

 

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AN INDIGO BEDROOM

April 4, 2015

 

Usually when we go to the desert we camp, but this geodesic dome could change that if we ever get to Joshua Tree.

INSTAGRAM, AIRBNB 

 

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TODAY’S INSPIRATION: Reform School

March 26, 2015

 

Today’s inspiration is derived from Reform School in Silverlake, Los Angeles. They currently have a Shibori Tipi in their brick and mortar store and it’s perfection. You can also buy it online here. This one of a kind beauty was hand-dyed by Graham Keegan in LA.

 

INSTAGRAM, SHOP

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NOW THIS IS INSPIRATION

March 13, 2015

 
 

I am so taken with these master Shibori artists. I can’t believe how fast and precise they are!
 
 


 

BEAUTIFUL BORO

February 26, 2015

 

Lately, Japanese Boro has been catching my attention. The way the fabric (mostly Indigo) is patched, mended, and layered is truly unique and embodies such a rich history of those who once used the materials. Remodelista has a great feature, which describes this beautiful technique.

 

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