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AMM blog | rust mules & new reading material
AMM blog | rust mules & new reading material

This week has made caring out time to post a special struggle so for those who saw my blank scheduled post earlier this week I apologize! I will get that edited and reposted asap.
It took 2 days for me to even remember it was on the calendar and then seeing I had left it blank well, it just felt a little bit embarrassing! Regardless I'm back and while it's been a little quiet on the blog the past few days I have some exciting news coming up from something I've been working for months on. I hate to leave you hanging but once I have proper photos and more details I will be sure to share them.

Last night my husband and I had some spare time alone, a very rare thing, so we went to the bookstore. I picked up the newest issue of Kinfolk and he had to have the 'livability' issue of Monocle. Then this morning my rust colored suede mules had arrived because we are going to LA next month and I just thought I needed these for the trip. Every time I travel there is this little voice telling me that something more than my usual "mom in sneakers" look is probably a good idea.

Along with the mules was a book I had purchased last week, Morandi's Objects. I thumbed through it very quickly because sometimes buying a book online is a little like buying a box of chocolates but so far so good.

I've been reading fiction novels in the evening after the kids are in bed but during the day and when I'm in need of inspiration or just need something other than a sink full of bowls lined in oatmeal and little cups of leftover milk to look at, I try to keep my shelves stocked in artsy/design related printed materials. Also the cover is beautiful, so there's that too.

1 comment:

  1. Hi

    We are currently compiling our Autumn Winter 2018 Trend Book and would like to feature the attached photograph on our trend direction pages for Activate. I was wondering if this image is one you have taken yourself?

    About Trend Bible
    We are a trend forecasting agency specialising in Home Interiors and Kid's Lifestyle. Customers include buyers from international department stores, product manufacturers, interior designers and architects.
    We publish bi-annual trend forecasting books for both the home interiors and kids lifestyle industries. The books combine future consumer insight, cultural research and design inspiration for designers and retailers and are sold globally.
    Within each book we provide 4 trend directions with mood inspiration, social and cultural research, Pantone referenced colour palettes, print, product and material suggestions to help translate the trends into products and interiors. Each image is accompanied by full credit details so that clients are able to contact you directly if they'd like to commission a project. You can see more about our business and publications on the website:

    If you are happy to be included, please provide a high resolution version of the photograph via email/file transfer. The image needs to be 300dpi at a maximum size of 20cm on the longest edge.

    Credit Info
    Your image will be credited with Designer/Brand and Website so please also provide the information as you'd like it to be published.

    Post Publication
    If your image is included in the book, we will send you an ‘As Featured in…” flash which you can use to promote being hand selected by our team.

    I very much look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible.

    Many thanks

    Ellie Taylor


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