1. Owl on a branch desert plate by West Elm
2. Taika plate by iittala
3. Owl plate by Donna Wilson
4. The One Who Waits plate by Natasha Lawless
More fab four, here
1. A Bit Lost by Chris Haughton – beautiful, stylish graphics (at least for adults!), and a simple, sweet story. Get it, here
2. Good Luck Baby Owls by Giles Milton – a gorgeous story about two baby owls who desperately want to learn how to fly. Get it, here
3. Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan – a different take on the activities of nocturnal animals, seen through the eyes of the little owl. Beautiful, colourful illustrations that pop off the black background. Get it, here
4. The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear – wonderful literary nonsense, reissued in 2012 to celebrate the bicentenary of Edward Lear. Poetry, prose and limericks, including the Owl and the Pussycat. Get it, here
More in the fab four series, here
‘And if anyone knows anything about anything’, said Bear to himself, ‘it’s Owl who knows something about something’ he said, ‘or my name’s not Winnie-the-Pooh’, he said. ‘Which it is..’
The name came first. Then, happening upon the wonderous Places and Spaces store at design junction in London last month, owl was discovered. The appellation behind my blog. Wise old owl now sits high up (out of Henry’s grasp), master of all he surveys.
London was added later to the title, as it is where I draw much of my inspiration. London, with a European flavour, perhaps, in particular Scandinavia. A design sourcebook from London with a European sensibility.
image by owlshouse.