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Snap Out of It!

I’ve been in a “let’s not blog and share our projects, let’s just run around and be stressed out” mood for far too long, and I think it’s time I snap out of it. 449 more words


Shhh! ... here is a sneak preview of my new project!

“Shhh!” (Silvina Spravkin, 2014-15, White Marble, 2m)

This is a special sneak preview of a detail of the clay model a new sculpture commission.

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Tiles are in place and it’s all shiny and sweet! YEA! And the marble, it just doesn’t get better than this.

Initially it turned out that we didn’t have enough of wall tiles, and since the shop I got them from didn’t have them immediately in stock, I had to visit the manufacturer, ABL (www.abl.fi). 88 more words

white and gold

I took my inspiration for this board from the stunning cocktail chair from Taylor Llorente with it’s sweeping rams horn arms and deep seat. The style and combination of white and gold made me think about the Greek Gods, -if there really had been a palace in the clouds above Mount Olympus, then these are definitely the chairs the gods would have perched their divine backsides on whilst toying with the lives of mere mortals. 64 more words


A Muffin for Hotel Florida

Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War

Amanda Vaill

Hotel Florida captures the idealism, passion, and disillusionment of a conflict that rocked the world far beyond the Iberian Peninsula and foreshadowed the Second World War. 1,244 more words