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Paola Tartaglino

It can be remarkably hard to tell other people how we really feel; it may even be tricky for us to …

20/12/2019

A design studio founded by Niklas and Julia Jessen, based in a former Lübeck shipyard. Here Schneid products are born, made …

16/12/2019

Wilden Herbals was born with the vision and goal of rediscovering the healing power of nature and of proposing and innovating …

13/12/2019

I discovered Ana Banica’s work at the last Torino Graphic Days, where a very well organised exhibition on the Romanian contemporary …

05/12/2019

The Milan design week is starting on tomorrow: for a whole week the city will be invaded by designers, operators and design …

15/04/2018

Once again, Valentine’s Day is coming and I collected my best recent discoveries to inspire your gift, or to update your wishlist! …

07/02/2017

A simple question and a super easy-to-use website to take part to the new project by G. F. Smith, Britain’s foremost supplier …

11/01/2017

Ecco gli scaricabili di Natale: arrivano all’ultimo momento, ma sono sicura di non essere l’unica in ritardo con i pacchi regalo! In …

24/12/2016

From Turin to Venice, Milan to Catania, via Bologna, Florence, Naples and other cities: here are only the best markets, where …

30/11/2016

The design-addicted Advent Calendar is back! Every day from 1st to 24th December a new box will be activated, just hover over …

29/11/2016

Present & Correct is a British online shop, opened in 2009 and since then selling products designed by the two founders, others …

23/11/2016

The first week of November a myriad of events start in Turin, overlapping one to the other and making you feel …

30/10/2016

Hausmerk is an online shop selling products designed and marketed by Beaverhausen, design studio based in Brussels, founded by Mimy A. Diar …

11/10/2016
Editions of 100

Editions of 100 is an online shop selling limited edition posters, involving a large community of designers and illustrators from around the world. …

05/10/2016
Utility Mirror by Good Thing | design Visibility

Good Thing is a company based in New York, which creates objects and home accessories. The intent of the founder Jamie Wolfond is …

03/10/2016

iluut is a sustainable fashion project born from the collaboration of three young European women:Elina Cerell, Vj Taganahan and Silvia Stella Osella, …

27/09/2016

From the collaboration between the young designers of Des Petits Hauts and HARTÔ, the only design brand declaring to design intelligent and colorful furnishing for …

15/09/2016

Every day I receive many e-mails that introducing new products and sometimes I suddenly fall in love, as it happened with these wallpapers by Murals …

09/09/2016

Naomi Wilkinson is a British illustrator based in Bristol: I discovered her works in Instagram (as I didi before with Peechaya Burroughs (read …

07/09/2016

Summer is here and it only means one thing: WeeKenDoit is coming! Organised by Gaia Segattini, this is the perfect event for all the handmade …

13/07/2016

Lately I’m dedicating more and better Instagram: my latest discovery is Peechaya Burroughs, Thai artist living in Sydney. peek n’ pop …

27/06/2016

Perfectly on time, here is the list of must-go events for this summer: lots and lots of beautiful music, more relaxed atmosphere and …

21/06/2016

Sambonet, the historic brand famous for cutlery and table accessories, is involving some bloggers to reinterpret the use of its products …

14/05/2016

Normann Copenhagen and Femmes Régionales are launching Daily Fiction, a new new workspace objects collection, to mix and match to create your …

03/05/2016

Last week I was in Milan for the Salone and the Fuorisalone, walking miles on miles, in order to see as much …

21/04/2016

Milan design week is  coming: the city will be invaded by designes, professionals and enthusiasts: extensive guide are not really useful in …

09/04/2016

  I discovered the work of Benjamin Craven on Instagram and I immediately wanted to know more: it is a young …

05/04/2016

  Terese Alstin is a industrial designer and entrepeneur based in Malmö, Sweden. She started few months ago a new adventure, opening …

31/03/2016

Take a start up supported by a major textile group, three bloggers and friends who did not expect other than a nice opportunity …

29/03/2016

Hibi is a modern and updated version of a Japanese must, the incense. It combines the fragrances of Awaji-shima island and the …

21/03/2016

One of the most formidable meetings at Maison & Objet was with Papier Tigre, because the day of my arrival in Paris …

10/03/2016

Fudje is a design for kids brand that adults will love too. Julie and Elena work in Athens: they both have …

04/03/2016

Andrée Sorant is the original project by designer Louise Motte, so named in honor of her maternal grandmother and her elegance. Silk scarves …

29/02/2016

Here is my brand new selection: the very best of Spring Handmade markets and Indie events, continuously updated! > Click on the …

25/02/2016

MARLO & ISAURE is a brand producing contemporary decor and furnishing, founded by Swiss-greek Marlo Kara and the Franco-Tunisian Isaure Bouyssonie. …

23/02/2016

Talents à la carte is a regular event inside Maison & Objet, dedicated this time to the next generation of Scandinavian designers. …

10/02/2016

It has been love at first sight for the  scarves, shirts and silk pillows by Vicki Murdoch, the designer behind the brand …

08/02/2016

Vij5 is a Dutch design brand, founded by Arjan van Raadshooven and Anieke Branderhorst, curating a collection of minimalist interior decoration, …

02/02/2016

One week ago I was in Paris to visit Maison & Objet 2016: I went alone, I slept in a youth hostel …

01/02/2016

  This year I want do all the possible travels and I thought to start from Paris: 4 intense days, including 2 full …

21/01/2016

Un consiglio al giorno, fino al 24: regali che sorprenderanno i più esigenti design-addicted. Passa con il mouse sulle caselle, che verranno …

01/12/2015

  It’s Christmas markets time: here is my own selection of the event where you can find the best of handmade, self-made design …

30/11/2015

 7° piano is a graphic novel by the swedish Åsa Grennvall , telling her own story of love and violence with …

25/11/2015

  I have a great passion for the Gothic and Moorish taste, in vogue in the Nineteenth century. At university I had an …

24/11/2015

One week ago Gaia and I were in Dublin for our Craftelling project, and exactly at this time (10:30) we had just …

20/11/2015

Some time ago Gaia Segattini called me, just after the end of the amazing 2 days of Creativi in rete here in …

11/11/2015

The first week of November in Turin is here: many events overlapping and a weird feeling in reading the official programs, …

04/11/2015

Biciclette|Bicycles – Turin is the latest edition by Eleonora Antonioni, collectingts 30 cyclists portraits made on the streets of Turin.   These …

28/10/2015

As a part of my everyday job, I know a lot about art fairs, but I don’t attend very often (read: never). In …

16/10/2015

Anna Gitelson–Kahn is an independent knitwear designer, who studied in the United States and then returned to her country and now teaches …

14/10/2015

She believed she could so she did – Papercut by SASCreative on Etsy – download the template and try by yourself! *** More Golden …

08/10/2015

I discovered Selle Royal Saddle UP Art Project thanks to the participation of Oscar Odd Diodoro (met last year at MIAMI, …

11/08/2015

Last year, in these days, I was discovering Brazilian design: I made remarkable discoveries online and after 12 months I have to …

28/07/2015

  Lately I’m totally addicted (among others) to ice creams and popsicles: maybe because it’s so hot?! Well, this is the way …

16/07/2015

  Some time ago I interviewed Ale Giorgini about Berga Urban Museum and the brand new Associazione Illustri. Today I write again …

06/07/2015

Band Loch, we just met and you’ve already left me. Last Sunday I saw you for the first time, after having heard …

24/06/2015

The Macarons is a table lamp series designed by Davide G. Aquini and produced by IN – Progetti in Luce: the …

12/06/2015

Clockwise: A detail of the poster of the exhibition Barbara Jones, artist and designer, curated in 1951 at Whitechapel Gallery in …

10/06/2015

When you work on little things, big things happen– Rodger Halston, The Cube Calendar Visualizza questo post su Instagram Il mio …

08/06/2015

Hitchhiker, grab your towel and don’t panic! – A great infographic by Ana Djordjevic for Towel Day 2015 – > follow …

25/05/2015

Knit Wit is a biannual magazine that tells about the textile art in all its forms and about the people who …

21/05/2015

Nendo designed a collection in natural leather that can tan. A key feature of natural leather is its color changing over …

18/05/2015

Go places –  quote poster by Voyager Prints –

04/05/2015

I’ve already written about Storytiles after Dutch Design Week (here) but I’m very happy to meet them again in Milano in two different …

02/05/2015

Pikaplant is launching tonight stasera (April 30th 2015) at 20.00 – Amsterdam time – its first Kickstarter campaign to fundraise its …

30/04/2015

Portego is a project founded in 2014 by Flavia Texts and Stefano Rossi: two designers who decided to set up their …

29/04/2015

Bruce Wayland, from New York, and Marcello De Simone, from Lecce, met in Amsterdam and 5 years ago founded Little Owl …

27/04/2015

In Ventura-Lambrate this year there was a space called Ensembles, hosting Multilateral, a temporary collective formed by Floor Nijdeken, Mark Sturkenboom …

24/04/2015

Design is not just what it looks like and feels like.Design is how it works – Steve Jobs quote poster by …

19/04/2015

Always wear a smile – Quote poster by Clan-P –

12/04/2015

Saturday, April 25 come to Rome! Etsy Italia Team and Vendetta Uncinetta invited Anna Maltz to hold a workshop that, according to …

09/04/2015

Here’s my Easter gift for my niece Greta! I hope her mom does not let her come on the blog in …

02/04/2015

Nu®ant was born four years ago from an idea by Sergio Caruso and Nicola Iannibello, graphic designers and illustrators, and Sonia …

30/03/2015

Believe – Desktop and Iphone wallpaper by Cocorrina –

29/03/2015

Spring means markets to me: I already know it’s going to be an amazing season. Last year I started very late, …

25/03/2015

Pinto flores para que así no mueran – Frida Kahlo quote poster by Mundo Piruuu –

22/03/2015

During the day dedicated to #cfstyle bloggers organized by CasaFacile, we had the opportunity to try some chairs by Varier. Back …

17/03/2015

San Salvario Emporium is back: the Turin design and handmade market, born in December 2013 and already in its seventh edition. …

11/03/2015

How about your grandmother’s love for hanging decorative plates on the walls of her living room? Probably you don’t like the …

09/03/2015

Pressure makes diamondsPressure makes diamonds – Printable by PaperCrane –

08/03/2015

Achieve the impossible – Poster by Sya A.B on Behance –

01/03/2015

Jolene Carlier graduated in December at the Design Academy in Eindhoven with an astonishing project: Popcorn Monsoon is the popcorn machine of …

23/02/2015

Let’s have adventures under the stars – Poster by Hello Am on Etsy –

22/02/2015

Danish knit-artist Stine Leth has created a unique knitted wall-pieces for ferm LIVING: small and beautiful wall artworks, composed by handknitted …

19/02/2015

Throw kindness around like confetti – Poster by Raincity Prints on Etsy –

15/02/2015

[metaslider id=4217] Are you ready to go to live together? Or do you want to renew the vows? For this Valentine …

13/02/2015

During my Christmas holidays I was enjoying some well-deserved relax in the mountains (not true, I had a tight schedule to …

11/02/2015

After being a Christmas hit, lepalle are back with a very romantic edition: Le Palle dell’ammmore: for Valentine’s Day give a bit …

09/02/2015

I love you to the moon and back – Poster by Mottos on Etsy –

08/02/2015

  Few days later than expected, here is the second episode of Support the Handmade Revolution! Last time I told you …

05/02/2015

Symbiosis is the artbook designed by Sefora Pons to collect drawings, paintings, sculptures and ceramics, narrating her conceptual path. A crowdfunding campaign …

02/02/2015

Umlaute is a Danish design brand founded by Dea Simonsen. I discovered it this morning thanks to the LOVEThESIGN newsletter: how …

29/01/2015

The Sambonet set-up have left everyone speechless: there is no doubt that it was the most beautiful stand of the HOMI 2015 …

27/01/2015

Don’t forget to be awesome today – Poster by This is it on Dawanda –

25/01/2015

lllooch (written with three lowercase “l”) is an emerging brand of Russian design furniture and home accessories. Founded by Leonid Lozbenko, graduated from …

23/01/2015

Last weekend I visited HOMI fair in Milano: my very first blog tour: a nice opportunity to go around the exhibition …

21/01/2015

It’s the little things. – Poster by SamsSimpleDecor on Etsy –

18/01/2015

OON is the multiple power outlet designed by David Okum that combines form and function, so beautiful that there is no need …

16/01/2015

Maybe it’s a bit weird, not the usual object you expect to see on my blog. But I really, really love the …

14/01/2015

Today I’m starting a new column: Support the Handmade Revolution.I’m going to tell you the stories of the makers that I …

12/01/2015

The power of imagination makes us infinite – Poster by Printable Randoms –

11/01/2015

I already knew Ale Giorgini for his work as illustrator, but the occasion to email him for the first time occurred a couple of months ago …

09/01/2015

Plants jars that promise to not need maintenance: so beautiful in their simplicity that they won me in a moment. The Pikaplant jars …

07/01/2015

Sparkle – Printable poster by Arte & Cor on Etsy –

22/12/2014

Just the most amazing ever: Kukkuu Wall Calendar by Marimekko Design, colour and minimal graphics. The perfect poster that is calendar …

12/12/2014

Amazing graphics and a smart idea: you can reuse pages as wrapping paper>> Gift wrap calendar by Linda and Harriet The …

02/12/2014

Rain is just confetti from the sky – Poster by By Miinti –

01/12/2014

Att PyntA is a brand new online store, selling affordable scandinavian style homeware. I discovered it on Twitter few days ago …

26/11/2014

Give thanks – Print by Two fun posters by Ana Victoria Calderon on Etsy –

24/11/2014

Monogami by Snurk: an amazing duvet cover since the winter is coming!

21/11/2014

StoryTiles are designed by visual artist Marga van Oers from Amsterdam: her unique, detailed and humorous collages are reproduced on old dutch …

19/11/2014

Don’t worry, Be YoncéWhat would Beyoncé do? – Two fun posters by Pimp Your Wall on Etsy –

17/11/2014

3 DOTS COLLECTIVE presented in Eindhoven, during the Dutch Design Week, the lamp Pot.Purri, included in the exhibition Now Future at Klokgebouw. This amazing and …

14/11/2014

Waiting for some special posts about the amazing discoveries I made in Eindhoven, here is a slideshow with a selection of …

07/11/2014

In alphabetical order, here’s the second half of the 16 exhibitors who have caught my attention at the last edition of …

05/11/2014

Wake up. Kick ass. Be kind. Repeat. – quote poster by Juice for Breakfast –

03/11/2014

The last Operae: Independent Design Festival was not really an exciting edition: some side projects appeared sometimes more interesting than exhibitors …

29/10/2014

Good designs come from the heart, not from the brain – Danny Sengers quote poster by Vladan Filipovic on Behance – …

27/10/2014

The hipster bicycle accessory you can’t live without anymore, the most beautiful bike lock ever. Safe at Home by the japanese …

24/10/2014

Autumn is getting off to a good start: from 10th to 12th October the fifth edition of Operae: Independent Design Festival was …

22/10/2014

We choose to be who we are, what we stand for, where we will be – Poster by Cậu bé Thỏ – …

20/10/2014

Lately I’m obsessed with LEGO: when I found these LEGO posters on HOW design I could not resist! The idea of …

17/10/2014

Let’s get lost – Photo by Jordan Katterheinrich [@ibringthedesign] + graphics by Joshua Minnich [@joshuaminnich] –

06/10/2014

We must take adventures in order to know where we truly belong – Adventures World Map Travel Poster by The Oyster’s …

29/09/2014

1) Gin and tonic with fresh watermelon by Cook The Story 2) Watermelon feta mint skewers by Bites of Bri 3) …

22/09/2014

A Wearable Planter is a shop owned by Colleen Jordan, based in the USA, who creates tiny geometric planters to wear: …

18/09/2014

1) The most beautiful wrapping paper ever! Watermelon gift wrap by Riciclattoli 2) A detailed PDF that will help you accomplish …

10/09/2014

Expect nothing, appreciate everything – Quote poster by Martha Markovsky on Behance –

08/09/2014

Few days ago I wrote a super easy LEGO fridge magnets LEGO fridge magnets tutorial. Here is a selection of the best DIYs …

05/09/2014

1) Funny earring in leather to show off on this summer end. Pink Watermelon Stud Earrings by Boo+Boo Factory 2) This crafter …

03/09/2014

Last spring we went to Copenhagen (I’ve already written about it here) and we could not miss a visit to the LEGO Store, in the …

01/09/2014

If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts – Albert Einstein quote poster by Ariana Montero –

26/08/2014

Climb every mountain – Poster by Lucy Loves Paper on Etsy –

18/08/2014

A graphically beautiful game, perfect for the upcoming summer-not summer: it’s called Monument Valley and was developed by Ustwo Games. The …

14/08/2014

A very hard and cold summer, but I never (almost never) stop to ride my bike to work. And in summer my …

12/08/2014

Oh, the places you’ll go! – Poster by Jacque Lombardo –

11/08/2014

Browsing the internet or using your smartphone, you continuously meet symbols that you now recognize and that have entered your language, …

07/08/2014

Evolve and let the chips fall where they may – Poster by Eunice Yip –

04/08/2014

[…] a bee puts to shame many an architect in the construction of her cells. But what distinguishes the worst of …

01/08/2014

Dream a pretty dream – Poster by Parada Creations –

24/07/2014

1) Put some yellow on your sofa!Pineapple throw pillow by Ramalamb on Society6 2) Here is a variation of the typical …

08/07/2014

Summer is here, finally. And the web is packed with pineapples. They’re so many that this post will be in two parts! …

05/07/2014

Soundtrack: Rockit vol. 59 – speciale MI AMI 2014 [free streeming & free download] I’m so indie that I listen to indie …

30/06/2014

The geometry column is back and this time the moodboards are dedicated to the square. Enjoy! Geometry has two great treasures: …

25/06/2014

Open your mind before your mouth – Retro Vintage poster by Vintage Vectors Studio –

23/06/2014

Soundtrack: Rockit vol. 59 – speciale MI AMI 2014 [free streeming & free download] I’m so indie that I listen to …

19/06/2014

Soundtrack: Rockit vol. 59 – speciale MI AMI 2014 [free streeming & free download] I’m so indie that I listen to indie …

17/06/2014

The most fantastic magical things can happen and it all starts with a wish – Jiminy Cricket quote poster by Alana …

16/06/2014

The really magical things are the ones that happen right in front of you. A lot of the time you keep …

12/06/2014

You create your own opportunities – Opportunity poster by EtiquetteEtsy on Etsy –

09/06/2014

Today is the World Environment Day and I start a new column dedicated to bicycle. I do it my way, selecting …

05/06/2014

You don’t get rainbows without a little rain – Rainbow poster by Hello Fridays Design on Etsy –

26/05/2014

So you want to be a writer? [Charles Bukowski] – poster by wemakeapair.com – Last week I sneaked in mammacheblog blogger …

19/05/2014

I’m a hopeless case. But it is not my fault. I organize a holiday in Copenhagen and what happens? That in …

15/05/2014

Whatever you do, please never give up – Poster by Sinan Saydik on Etsy –

12/05/2014

A selection of DIY projects inspired by triangles! 1) A golden garland: Almost makes perfect 2) Micro triangular shelves for storing …

09/05/2014

Holidays are over: after more than 2 weeks, and waiting for a nice post about my travel to Copenhagen (more details …

08/05/2014

. Let the sunshine in – Poster by Angela Ferrara on Etsy –

05/05/2014

After the Ikea Blogin award ceremony on Thursday (read here) I went back to Milan on Saturday, with my boyfriend. We booked …

28/04/2014

This year I went for the first time (shame on me) to fuorisalone, an almost infinite set of collateral events during …

23/04/2014

Do not just look, bu t look with eyes that want to see, that believe in what they see… – Galileo …

14/04/2014

Competition makes us faster, collaboration makes us better – poster by wemakeapair.com – Another nice quote poster by me. This week …

07/04/2014

1) Color block clock. I’m here again proposing some easy and fast project.This one is perfect if you are renewing your …

04/04/2014

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have – Maya Angelou – poster by wemakeapair.com – …

31/03/2014

1) Golden confetti table runner. One of the hundreds easy and fast project I put on these pages. But I can’t …

28/03/2014

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground– Theodore Roosvelt – – Imagination poster by Disdain The …

24/03/2014

“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”…“It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling …

21/03/2014

Today, March 20th is the first day of spring and it’s the International Day of Happiness.I found out this morning thanks …

20/03/2014

Mettiamoci una pezza is back in L’Aquila! What is it about? Mettiamoci una pezza is organised by the Associazione Animammersa. Mettiamoci …

18/03/2014

Stop saying I wish, start saying I will – Start Saying I Will poster by NeueGraphic on Etsy –

17/03/2014

1) Printed towels. My tip: use potatoes and vegetables instead of sponges, the result will be the same but so much …

14/03/2014

We have to choose joy and keep choosing it – Henri J.M. Nouwen quote via Out comes the Sun – …

10/03/2014

1) At last I know how to upcycle those old candle plates to obtain a brand new fabolous pincushion | via I …

07/03/2014

Last week my friends asked me news about my stay in Vicenza, during the Abilmente show. Many people asked me, probably because …

06/03/2014

1) Crochet necklace | Is Laura2) DIY wooden faceted hangers | Man Made DIY3) Sweatshirt with felt application | Whimseybox4) Super …

01/03/2014

Once you made a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen – Ralph Waldo Emerson – Minimalist Illustrationby Ryan McArthur …

24/02/2014

1) Ikea hack: coffee table | Minimal Nest 2) Wood and leather towel hanger | OhOh Blog 3) Pattern for an …

21/02/2014

If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your facelike sunbeams and you will always look lovely – Roald …

17/02/2014
Be My Valentine #2 on www.wemakeapair.com - The perfect gift for a crafter

10 Ideas from You to Me Now that gifts and decorations ideas from you to him are ready, there is another …

12/02/2014

10 DIY from me to you Valentine’s Day is coming, you can’t avoid it. We can love it or hate it, …

10/02/2014

It may not be easy, but it will be worth it – Worth poster by Promopocket –

05/02/2014

1) Concrete letters DIY | Wit and Whistle 2) Amigurumi rabbit | Lanukas 3) DIY Leather Cord Necklace | Thanks, I …

01/02/2014

Live a quiet life, work with your hands – Black Licorice by Tanamachi Studio, via swissmiss –

29/01/2014

1) Pragmatic pillows | 2nd Funniest Thing 2) Upcycle jigsaw pieces | via Creatività organizzata 3) Removable honeycomb wall decor | …

24/01/2014

Take a large and bright location, Avanzi‘s headquarters in Milan, with a bar serving unforgettable cakes and Swedish dishes attached (Upcycle). …

20/10/2013
Paola Tartaglino, Author at WE MAKE A PAIR