Memories of holidays turned into business

Two sisters from New Jersey, Lori Morris and Kari LePage, brought to their adult lifes beautiful memories of summers on the beach, scented by the sea and sunscreen, building sand castles and collecting seashells. They still return to that feeling whenever they can, and on one of such trips, the…

Flying classic from Denmark

Kay Bojesen, famous Danish designer, created this seagull for the anniversary exhibition of the carpenter’s guild in 1954. Still popular, gently floating above children’s beds or as a decorative eye-catcher in homes or sophisticated offices, true-to-life reproduction is made in painted beech wood  (, from 65 euros)

Cute Japanese ceramics featuring cats

The Jewel company from Nagoya makes the loveliest cat themed saucers and mugs made of porcelain and glass! We just love them! (, from 12 USD)

Strawberry Basil Jam

Lovely summery jam, scented with fresh herbs! 1 kg strawberries 500 g jam sugar 2:1 ½ bunch of basil Pinch of salt   Wash the strawberries, remove stems and halve. Put the fruit and jam sugar into a pot, bring to the boil and leave to simmer for a few…

Forgotten woman artist and designer

Both old and new: Croatian artist Antonija Krasniks works I have discovered just recently, at the exhibition in Klovićevi dvori: The Challenge of Modernity: Zagreb Vienna in about 1900. I was enchanted by her iridescen glass vases presented  in the interior design part of the exhibition. She was also a…

The trend

Greenery, jungle and parrots – all trends on one item! (TT Jungle pillowcase, Tom Tailor, 150 kn)

Inspirational mix of chocolate flavours and making wishes

On one very cold December evening, my heart was warmed by – chocolate! And not just any kind of chocolate but fine artisan one, and made by me! The location of this story was a round building of HDLU (Croatian Association of Artists), and the name of the workshop I…