Beautiful boro textiles

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I’m fascinated by folk crafts – wherever you go in the world you find art born out of necessity and hardship. It seems that it’s an innate human desire to beautify and embellish the things we have around us, however functional and humble their origins. I recently stumbled across the tradition of Japanese Boro textiles… 

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More beautiful books

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Forgive the bookish theme this week! I’m slightly embarrassed to say that I only made my first visit to Daunt Books in Marylebone recently and spied these gorgeous books covers adorning the fabric-covered shelves. They’ve been about a while but I’ve somehow missed them, so they’re here today in case you have too. The Penguin… 

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