My Visit to Marimekko Tokyo

Honestly,  I would have loved to have gone to Helsinki this year for the 50th anniversary of Marimekko; dreamed about going to those special anniversary events happening at the Marimekko Village……but alas, a couple weeks ago, for my quick fix,  I had the chance to go in the Marimekko store in Tokyo’s Ometesando.  Snapped these…

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Wallpaper is Back in A BIG Way

Courtesy of Michael Lin.  His wallpapers, inspired by traditional Taiwanese textile designs, are not simply plastered in the latest trendiest boutique hotel- they would actually be on the hotel. In this case, gloriously and boldly draping the Vancouver Art Gallery: It almost seems superimposed, I know, but these hand-painted panels are installations that can be seen…

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