I like this idea of being on the metaphorical road to somewhere. The journey is where it’s at. Creatively I am exploring this new road – to me – called pattern design.
Every now and then my Instagram feed shows me these gorgeous botanical handmade blueprints and it got me curious. What is it, how is it made and most importantly: can I do it?
Lots to tell, let’s start with the biggest news: we are moving house! We are staying in Sardegna, but we will move to a town up north. A little inland and totally different from this seaside town. But why!?
Un anno fa, a year ago. Today marks the day exactly one year ago that we moved to Sardegna. So much has happened and at the same time not much at all. Slow living…
There is so much to learn, I am already feeling overwhelmed with this study sabbatical. I guess I should start at the basics and build from there. So circles, cilinders and boxes it is…
I’ve had this idea in my head for a while and it’s time to say it out loud: I will have what I call a ‘study sabbatical’: 6 months of (professional) me-time
It has almost been two months since we arrived at Cagliari Airport with our stuffed backpacks. We spent the first night close to the airport before we rented a car the next morning and drove to our little seaside town. I can’t really describe the feeling of ‘driving home’ so far away from what used […]
We found our place. We went, we saw and we liked. A lot. A few days later we went for a second look and an Italian chat with the owner. And that was that.
Our timeline didn’t really agree with reality anymore (thank you, mr. Corona). Starting to feel restless, it was time to give ourselves something to look forward to. So we did.
There are so many great illustrators out there and lots of them show their work online for you to admire and be inspired by. Since I am also learning to speak Italian, I started looking for Italian illustrators in particular.