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A French Fantasy

It all started with the Palace Collection by Seletti – a set of dishes that when stacked, create their own Renaissance era French palace.  Then we saw the tiered layers of this amazing tea pot at Anthropologie and began to see a trend…

Coffee or Tea?

Whether practical or whimsical, we think these bowls, cups and candlesticks “stack up” pretty well against their everyday counterparts – don’t you?

Crazy Candlesticks

Measured Stack

Porcupine with a Purpose

Stacking Cups

Photos via Lane Crawford, Anthropologie, Artecnica, Neato Shop, Waltzing Matilda and Designboom


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Aesthetic Movement

Harbinger of Style

We’re off to Atlanta to buy for our next collection (Fall/Winter 2012, if you can believe it!) and one of our first stops for inspiration is the Aesthetic Movement showroom.

Inspiration from the New York Showroom

Coming across this mecca of taste and style was one of the highlights of last July’s trip and we’re making a point of adding some of their lines to our Diane James Home gift site this spring.  From Thomas Paul…

Batik Fan Pillow

and Mar y Sol…

Guadaloupe Flower Tote

to Seletti

Hybrid Dessert Plates

and Lucia…

Sensational Soaps

Aesthetic Movement believes that brushes with beauty can enhance the overall quality of life.  And who are we to argue with a mission like theirs – to “move hearts and minds by advocating the extraordinary – not proliferating the ordinary”?

Photos via Aesthetic Movement, Design Sponge, Thomas Paul, Mar y Sol, Seletti and Pure Living