Glorious mess!

Or Things I learned from an Indonesian tile floor.

No need for perfection.
No need for sama-sama (the same).
No need for matchy-matchy.
No need for new and shiny.
No need for regularity.

Instead:

Many different makes a beautiful whole.
Function increased; you’re not only walking on the floor, but also smiling.
There are […]

June 11th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |8 Comments

Frangipani, Plumeria…

I had never seen them before moving to Indonesia, these wonderful flowers growing from the branches of crooked, generous trees. Generous because they don’t hold on to their treasure, but sprinkle the flowers on the ground, in the water of ponds and pools, in the […]

June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |4 Comments