Designs for Interiors, Part 3.

Mar 16, 2016 | Artwork, Design, Flowers, Italy, Portfolio

Here is the final group of original illustrations I recently did for Rome-based interior designer Arlene Gibbs . In some of my drawings I wanted to reference Rome but for the remaining pieces I needed to make, I returned to a constant favorite: flowers. So here are a few simple still lifes I created to complement ...

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Designs for Interiors, Part 2.

Mar 14, 2016 | Artwork, Design, Italy, Portfolio

As I mentioned in my last post, I recently created some new drawings for a rental property that Arlene Gibbs has been working on. For some drawings,  I examined details of the Ara Pacis, a favorite place to visit here in Rome. For these next few illustrations, I drew inspiration from Rome’s many, elaborate and ...

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Designs for Interiors Part 1: Ara Pacis

Feb 29, 2016 | Artwork, Design, Italy

I was recently commissioned to create fourteen original drawings for a few apartments in the historical center of Rome that http://arlenegibbsdecor.com has been working on redesigning. I’d heard about these beautiful properties a few times from Arlene herself so I was thrilled when she asked me if I’d be interested in making some new pieces ...

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Rome’s Giardino delle Rose

Sep 28, 2014 | Flowers, Italy

I took this photo in a place I’ve been wanting to visit for a long time. It’s the Roseto di Roma or  Rome’s Giardino delle Rose. It’s a garden here in Rome that is home to 1,100 varieties of roses. It’s only open in the Spring and it’s always best to double check opening hours and ...

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A Foraged Flower Arrangement

Jun 28, 2014 | Flowers, Italy, Nature

  I visited one of my favorite foraging spots in Rome today. I discovered it through a friend who generously shared her foraging knowledge with me. She did so when I told her how much I love flowers and that I was trying to gravitate towards using more seasonal, local varieties in my arrangements.* When ...

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Pinks and Greens

Jun 6, 2014 | Flowers, Inspiration, Italy

I made this arrangement with the season very much in mind. It felt like a good day to celebrate the palette we see during the shift from Spring to Summer. It’s early June which means that all of the green we see emerge from the ground in the month or two prior, suddenly comes even ...

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