Urban Archaeology is one of my favorite sources. I love scouring through their architectural salvage. Here is a fabulous drafting table circa 1905 with a new acrylic top. It is fully restored and functional. It would make a great desk or a place to display art.
There is an interesting exhibit currently running at Tate Liverpool on Alice in Wonderland. The focus is on the creation of Lewis Carol's 150 year old novels Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and how they have inspired countless artists through the decades.
The exhibit is on November 4, 2011-January 29, 2012 located at Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4BB England.
It seems the owners of Manolo Blahnik are now selling milk! Arethusa Farm Dairy, located in Litchfield Connecticut, is the creation of Manolo Blahnik USA co-owners George Malkemus and Tony Yuragaitis. The sign on their milking barn says it all "Every cow in this barn is a lady; please treat her as such."
They also opened an elegant creamery selling ice cream, farmer cheese, and yogurt, 822 Bantam Road in Bantam, Connecticut.
I love this Library Desk from Maxine Snider. I think it is so smart to have an area to display books and other beautiful objects on the back side of a desk, since they are often placed in the center of a study.
I have wanted to go to India ever since reading Waris Ahluwalia's book To India With Love
With an upcoming trip planned I wanted to share an amazing hotel that I found. The RAAS is a boutique hotel in the walled city of Jodhpur. It just opened in 2010 and seems to effortlessly marry its new interior design with its 18th century structure.
I first saw Lance Wovens at the New York International Gift Show last summer. They are a new line of Italian designed, handwoven leather pillows, rugs, benches & totes, in the manner of Bottega Veneta: