Burn Baby, Burn

If you haven't already heard of this wood finishing technique I'm pleased to fill you in!! "Shou Sugi Ban" is an ancient Japanese technique where wood is charred to get its look. Traditionally, Yakusugi wood was used (more commonly known as Japanese Cedar) which was from the island Yakushima. Since the wood was only on …

Is Less More?

"Less is more" A famous quote from my favourite architect, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. His designs were clean, simple, minimal.   This idea transfers perfectly for this new trend of living a "minimalism" lifestyle. Where the only items you own are pieces you use every day, or love. Anything that doesn't meet those rules are …