Sunday, May 30, 2010

The Way we Live

The way we live is so diverse. Apartments,
houses, even house boats.
Here are a few that are all so bifferent, but
have colour (sea green, turquoise and
aquamarine) ,as the one thing they all
have in common.

Saturday, May 29, 2010


Bookshops around the world part two..these images
bring back so many memories.
Especially the ones from Cuba.
Books seem to are an integral part of this city.
Bookshops are every where and they are so beautiful
and full of books with the most amazing graphics on
there well preserved covers.
It is even forbidden to remove antique books through
So I hope you enjoy a glimpse of them on this blog.

Friday, May 28, 2010

See the Signs part 3

Why are street signs in San Francisco so
they are colourful, quirky and just not at all
safe and conservative.
says something about the spirit of this
great city.
It also shows how design is so important
in creating life and amusement on the

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Back to Black

Black was off the radar for a while, surpassed
by every other shade of the rainbow .
Shades of blue, green, purple and crimson
were all dubbed the 'new black'.
Returning in all its dignified glory,
black is so definitely an option again.
I don't think it will be as prominent
as it was in the 80's early 90's
when the Japanese designers like Yamamoto,
Rei Kawakaba, Matsuda and Miyake ruled,
and Maclaren chanted 'he wore black,
she wore black';
but BLACK IS BACK and that is that!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Face It

Red faces popping up on the streets of San Francisco .
Blushing, embarrassed, red with anger, inflamed or just
sun burnt.. you decide.

Sunday, May 23, 2010


Whether on the streets of communist
China, Beijing to be exact, or outside the
gates of Royal London.....Police presence
is often felt.
These uniforms definitely are designed to
conjure up feelings of respect and keep
you at arms length, with the stiff creases
and starched formality, sashes, helmets,
badges and epaulets.
Fashion has definately been influenced
by the uniform lately....
and here are some that command

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Intersection part 2

Here are some more I took last summer.
I couldn't have styled the first one better
if I had tried!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010


Here are what I believe to be some pretty
stylish intersections.
All in Tokyo
All Fantastically coordinated in that way
that the Japanese excel.

Monday, May 17, 2010


No not fashion. we are talking wheels.
These cars are iconic and original and
speak volumes about the eras that they
were born out of.
Unique design that is still as covetable
and unique now as when they were first
Love the citroen on a hill in Paris.
Could be the ultimate inner city car for
wizzing around narrow , busy streets.