Artist Spotlight: Emma Lawrenson of Little Print Press

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Love mid-century art and design? Check out the work of Emma Lawrenson. The talented British artist has been a print-maker for fifteen years and recently won the New Light Art Prize Printmakers award. Emma earned an MA from the Royal College of Art and makes each unique print by hand. You may recognize her geometric screen prints from the set of Mad Men (clearly Don Draper had impeccable taste). Emma’s prints are currently available in her Etsy shop, Little Print Press. I’m debating which I love most! Explore all Emma’s beautiful work here.

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Les Bonbons Earrings by Rebecca de Ravenel

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I’ve been eagerly awaiting the launch of designer Rebecca de Ravenel’s new Les Bonbons earrings. Handmade in India with silk thread and gold-plated brass clips, the show-stopping baubles are an investment piece bound to stand the test of time. I’ve loved following how Rebecca styles the earrings on her own instagram feed, sometimes city (gallery hopping) sometimes country (among the palms). Below, find some of my favorite images of the statement-making designs. Shop the just released Les Bonbons collection on Moda Operandi.

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Best of Etsy: The Boucherouite Shop

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Since you seemed to enjoy Pink Rug Co., I thought I’d share another fantastic online source for Moroccan rugs, The Boucherouite Shop. The Marrakech-based Etsy shop sells an exceptional selection of Beni Ourain and Boucherouite rugs in all sizes and colors. While I’m more of a neutral gal myself, the brighter options are rather tempting. We just sold my reproduction Moroccan on Craigslist to an awesome German couple here in Chicago (they moved from Berlin and are giving me travel tips!) so I’m keen to order a rug once we land in Copenhagen. Perhaps one of these…? Check out all the rugs The Boucherouite Shop offers here.

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Brand I Love: Cuyana

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You know when you fall head over heels in love…? I felt that way the first time I learned about fashion label Cuyana (really though…) and have been stocking up on their finely crafted products ever since. With the genius slogan “fewer, better things” (amen!) the female-founded company has built a stunning collection of timeless accessories, from leather totes (this monogrammed one always lands me compliments) to canvas weekenders. More recently, Cuyana expanded into apparel and I can’t get enough of their yummy cashmere and chic silks. The coolest part? Cuyana helps their customers donate their old clothes to those in need (read more about it here). Did I mention their designs are an absolute steal compared to their luxury competitors…? I rest my case. Explore Cuyana’s full collection here.

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