Sunday, May 31, 2009

family portrait

my family, which consists of my boyfriend/roomie, 2 cats/children and a fish that is camera shy are long overdue for a family portrait. so i got busy on photoshop and made us one!

i want.

these puppy speakers have got to be one of the coolest things i have ever seen. i want some made to look like my cats. or almost better yet, some squirrels.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

my grandfather, the artist.

this weekend we had an artist reception for my grandfather Jose Luis Quílez at Pergolina. it was a beautiful turnout and a very happy day. my grandfather has been a huge inspiration and the opportunity to show him off is always special.

Monday, May 11, 2009

california flower power

debbie taylor gave a lecture on california natives at Pergolina. these are some of the gorgeous plants she brought. some from her very own garden! and the rest were treasures from the Theodore Payne foundation. i took home a sage, an iris and some yarrow! along with lots of valuable information! thanks debbie, you are an inspiration!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

i just found these images of a project called Chewing Color by artist Marilyn Minter on For Your Art
they reminded me a bit of my video Moneyshot blended with Pipilotti Rist's Open My Glade....i wish i had macro lenses to work with!

chair spill

a chair spilling its guts is always a sweet visual.
(Spanish designer Nacho Carbonell presented a new furniture collection featuring an elastic outer skin that stretches according to objects placed inside the pieces. - courtesy of

i love yellow floors

i heart these floors. if i didn't rent i would proceed to paint the floors and lay pretty messes on them.
courtesy of Katie Lockart (found on

Sunday, May 3, 2009

magical floors

i found these images on the "man make home" blog. beautiful floors brought to you by Swedish architecture duo, Tham & Videgård Hansson in the new issue of Monocle. LOVE.