Hello hello! A quick note to wrap up the week, and send you off on your weekend with some links to enjoy. Around here, I've started working with a new client in San Francisco, which happens to be one of my very favorite stores. I'm loving getting into some more product development and working with their incredibly lovely and talented team- needless to say, between the inspiring work and the ocean-view commute, it's been a rather nice transition. This weekend, I'm looking forward to joining a friend at this event with our daughters- baby fashion. Unreal. And, heading up to Marin to meet our cousins for Off the Grid and some afternoon beers in the (hopefully) warm sunshine.
Recently, The Merchant Home elsewhere:
- Pleased to share my own "object with meaning" thanks to the Zady blog. For more on this inspiring initiative, check out this post.
- Victoria of SF Girl By Bay is creating travel guides using Instagram hashtags- such a great idea! Many thanks to her for featuring my image this week.
- Over on Garden Design, I shared some product resources for vertical gardening, as well as my favorite artisan pottery makers.
Of note this week:
- The Hammer Museum's Made In LA biennial is coming back, mark your calendar!
- It's not all about price- a this list of 10 reasons your customer will pay more.
- This gorgeous SF coffee shop is worth a stop. I joined Sarah last for coffee, and had the good fortune of also meeting Heidi, the voice behind this lovely blog.
- Hoping to make it to Berkeley to stop in on The Possible Project next week.
- Thinking about buying clogs, and also thinking they might be from Bryr.
- Spent Sunday enjoying the Scribe Wine pickup party with Beetlebung Farm.
- The WSJ is mentioning J.Crew and Amazon in the same breath. Big news.
- A great conversation from Kaufmann Mercantile about retail + learning environments.
- Gingham in the greatest way via The Shiny Squirrel, one of my must-reads.
- And, my love for this video will never end.
Happy weekend and happy reading friends.