The details are not the details; they make the product.
– Charles and Ray Eames

Objects I can’t afford

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Ipso Fabulous, My Style | No Comments

“Welcome to my on-going wish list of things that are juuust out of my budget.”
My favorite new website >

Creativity, Fear and Big Magic

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016 in Creatives I admire, Ipso Fabulous | No Comments


Creatives are never fair to themselves. It takes so much courage to put artwork that came from our core into the world. Watch this Marie Forleo interview with Elizabeth Gilbert. Especially the part about the shit sandwich. Seriously.



The first rule of industrial chic: You do not talk about industrial chic.

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Brand Thinking, Ipso Fabulous | No Comments


Natalie Jacewicz (NPR, The Salt) asks “Why does every new restaurant look like a factory?” “… For the past few years, my friends and I have noticed two trends when dining. First, seemingly every high-end menu rebukes factory farming with an essay about locally sourced pork belly, and second, just about every one of these restaurants looks so much like a factory — with exposed light bulbs, steel details and brick walls — that I’m constantly looking over my shoulder for the foreman.”


Ending a Text With a Period Makes You Seem Like a Monster

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Abso-effing-lutely, Ipso Fabulous | No Comments


As a recovering Exclaimation Point abuser I knew this was a thing! Ending a text with a period will make you look angry and insincere. Periods convey finality in a pissy “done with you” kind of way. Read the full article by Cari Romm here >