Friday Finds: Vinyl Floor Cloths

Vintage vinyl floor cloth

I’ve always loved floor cloths in historic interiors the vinyl floor cloth patterns from  Spicher and Co. capture these historical patterns just so well! Floorcloths came out of England in the 18th century and was made from painted and varnished cloth. They were used to mimic expensive carpets or parquet flooring (in the trompe l’oeil … Read more

Arts and Crafts Weekend at the Pinehills

How was your weekend? I was invited to attend Art on the Green at The Pinehills in Plymouth, their annual arts and crafts show. I’ve been in the past and it gets bigger and better every year. The weather was beautiful – which was lucky because it’s raining and humid today! [Disclosure: the organizers offered me … Read more

Meet the Artist: Ron Blunt, Architectural Photographer

I was doing research on the recent opening to the public of Philip Johnson’s Glass House in New Canaan, CT and came across the familiar work of photographer Ron Blunt. To say his work is amazing in an understatement. I think that architectural photography is extremely tricky because it’s all about capturing the three dimensional … Read more