• Studio gift ideas | totallybydesign

    Design studio gift ideas

    Part 2 of my favorite finds this year, this time for the studio and home office. For a second year in a row, I will be using Muji calendar. My favorite type has a page of graph paper for each week, which I love for quick drawings. The set of notebooks with red binding has the best smooth, blank paper for sketches. This year I have also purchased the best leather pouches, that I hope will last me years. They are a collaboration product between Cuyana and Garance Dore, just cannot get more stylish than that for all your art bits and pieces!

  • SaltCellarSalveAndBalm | totallybydesign

    My top small gift ideas

    This year, I started early. Back in November, I checked out Remodelista’s market in South End held over the weekend at Lekker. Bonus – I got my worn out Remodelista book signed by Julie Carlson! But I also met great local vendors, and was really smitten with super friendly Salt Cellar Shop.  Left with hand salve and balm. The ingredients list alone can make you fall in love with. Hand salve travelled to my gardener Mom in Poland, but the rosehip balm stayed with me.Next stop was a local shop Loyal Supply, which just opened in the neighborhood recently. After candle (Carl) and washi tape (me) I stocked up for family. All…