Souvenir Doll With a Nasty Face

Souvenir Doll With a Nasty Face

Look what we stumbled on the other day. This Souvenir Doll is SO well made (by hand). But. What a nasty and unfriendly face she has! Or is she just sad? Never mind. It is some fine Folk art! N’est pas?

We think she’s from Poland but we’re not sure.

Choke Chokers

Choke Chokers

On Instagram we noticed the Choke Chokers, a project by designer Sinéad O’Dwyer and project manager Ottilie Landmark. The project was “born out of a desire to re-imagine leather waste materials.” These lovely leather sexy sustainable necklaces debuted at Copenhagen Fashion Week with a pop-up shop. And today you can get them custom made for your neck in London. More info @choke_chokers on instagram

What is Choke Chokers?

It started with a simple design idea for a choker. We used what materials we had to make the first and realised that this principle was important to us. Thus all our leather and fur are remnants from the fashion industry that would otherwise be discarded. This project is therefore not just about creating a high quality handmade product but has also opened a window for us to provoke a dialogue about sustainability.

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Dave Hall Automata

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Visit Dave Hall on FaceBook “My automata. Made using a variety of techniques largely requiring no workshop, as i don’t have one. Its all stuff I do in my spare time.. My brain insists I make them, eve though I don’t really have time”  or go to his site

Hunderdweight of Heads, Dave Hll Automata.

(thahanks constansebo)

The Finishing of a Hermès Carré

The Finishing of a Hermès Carré

The Hermès carré has a hand rolled seam. At the Festival des Metiers an employee of Hermès showed us how it’s made.mimiberlin_hermesscarfClose-Up of the famous rolled hem (credits Ulrike Träge)

The week is pink @mimiberlin_amsterdam

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Animals in Lace and Chrochet

Animals in Lace and Chrochet

Antique tablecloths in handmade lace and chrochet

See Mimi Berlins Animals covered in lace here at


Sad Art Toys

Sad Art Toys


For our Friend Petronella:

-Rony the Peculiar! by South Korean artist AJO777 her popular character, is standing 6″ tall (15.24cm), this peculiar being is available in 2 colorways, limited to 100pcs worldwide. “Psychic boy Rony comes to steal your mind, giving toys and candies to please…” (€47,- at Mighty Jaxx) -Wish Upon Me; hand painted art collectible by Yoskay Yamamoto in collaboration with Mighty Jaxx  “Sad Ukelele Dog was sculpted by Scott Wetterschneider and designed by Shinbone’s very talented associate, Matheus Muniz. Muniz is an imaginative and energetic character designer who we love working with.” via -Classic Circus Dodo by Matheus Muniz (via