Posts Tagged ‘design’

Our New Showroom!

Our new showroom has officially opened. Located within our ceramics studio, the showroom is a place for designers and clients to gather to view our shapes, patterns, colors and to sit and chat about their upcoming projects or orders. The workroom table not only features Lawrence McRae lamps, but is a great place to sketch out ideas, play with patterns, and ...

At Home With Jill & Lawrence

With a recent update to their living room and a plethora of spring flowers available we took the opportunity to photograph some of Jill and Lawrence's pieces in their own Boston home. Filled with color, pattern and light, the living room was the best backdrop for some of our new patterns. Say Hello to Bali Toile and Bubbly! ...and shhh this one is ...

Limited Edition: Paris in the Springtime!

We are thrilled to introduce our newest project, it's a limited edition collection inspired by Paris in the springtime. We love the classic sophistication of all things French. With a cream colored base we hand painted stripes and plaid in a warm and cozy jam color. We had the pleasure of shooting the collection in a cozy corner of Caffé Nero just ...

Holiday Photoshoot & Breather Inc.

We wanted to do something super special for our holiday shoot this year; the first step was finding a new inspiring and location to use. We needed an accessible space, somewhere that could accommodate all of our pots and props without bothering someone in their home or workspace.  Breather Inc. was the answer; they own an extensive network of beautiful, ...

One Room Challenge

We are suckers for great interior design so when we were approached this year to be part of the biannual design event known as the One Room Challenge, we jumped at the chance. The One Room Challenge happens twice a year, and each round twenty interior design bloggers challenge themselves to transform one space. They document the process for six weeks and do a ...

New Bedding Collections

New bedding is here! We are really happy to introduce you to some new styles and color ways. Bedding is a really fun process here in the studio. Jill brainstorms patterns, color combinations, sketches up designs and then it is refined, refined, refined. We are loving the new London Bed. The design is clean, classic and crisp white with the best blue and white ...

Jill Rosenwald X The Everyday Co. Makers Towel: Limited Edition

We are so excited to share with your our latest collaboration, not ceramics this time, but rather the perfect Makers Towel, for your home, studio or workplace. Along with dear friend and amazing maker herself, Kathryn of The Everyday Co. we designed something special from fabric that we have had here at the studio.  Printed a few years ago right here ...

Pencil & Paper Co. Collaboration

With the same passion for color and pattern our collaboration with the wonderful design studio Pencil & Paper Co. seemed like a no brainer. We have been huge fans of Gen and Ben and their beautiful design aesthetic for some time now and were thrilled when they agreed to come up with a special line of items. The color palette was narrowed down to the ...

Design & The City: Lekker Home

  How did Lekker start and what makes it different? We [husband and wife duo Natalie & Curt] were both ready to leave corporate life. We are huge fans of the unique local designer home stores that you find in Amsterdam, and we wanted to bring that experience to Boston. At the time we opened, we were the first in the neighborhood to focus on ...

Design & The City: Follain

Can you tell us a little bit about how Follain started and what is it all about? Follain was started 3 years ago by Tara Foley who at the time was blogging and noticed a gap in the market between the new awareness around a healthy lifestyle with regards to food and organic products vs. beauty products. People were becoming more conscious about what they were ...

Design & The City: Hudson

Next up on our tour of women owned business here in Boston is the unbelievably talented designer Jill Goldberg of Hudson Interior Design and her impeccably creative and curated Hudson Store in the South End. We stopped by to chat with Jill about all things retail, interior design and business. Jill has done an amazing job of creating a cohesive brand ...

Jill Travels: Hotel Tivoli, NY

Recently on a trip to the Hudson Valley, we stayed at the Hotel Tivoli in Tivoli, NY. This funky hip hotel is owned by Brice and Helen Marden, famous in the art world and who transformed this 100 year old hotel into the a feast for the eyes, full of amazing color, texture and artwork. Filled with an eclectic assortment of art, furniture and textiles it ...

Get Your Greens

We here at the studio love food and are often bringing in or buying sharable snacks. We LOVE salads too and since it is getting warmer in Boston, we are all about freshness and what's better than a delicious salad. We want to share a quick recipe with you as well as some of your favorites from around the web. Fresh greens, arugula, avocado, tomato, ...

Trunk Show with Maura Reidy in D.C.

We're back from our annual trip to D.C. for a trunk show at Maura Reidy's house! This year we packed up the car with loads of great new pieces to show to an eager crowd. We love visiting with Maura, her family and all the wonderful people who stop by. We even made Maura her own special Bando Vase...too cute! We love setting up at Maura's house; ...

Spring/Summer: Jill’s Favs

It finally feels like spring and even a touch like summer here in Boston! The sun is shining, birds are chirping and we are all so happy to finally kiss another winter goodbye. Today we are sharing some of Jill's favorite things for the spring/summer season.   For You: 1. 8Knots Towels - the softest and prettiest beach towel 2. Frank and Eileen ...

Black + White + Pink= Perfection. At home with Alaina K @ The Everygirl

Recently we sent the lovely Alaina of The Everygirl some vases and she has been posting on her gorgeous Instagram feed, photos of her darling home. We love her homey, elegant and classic black and white with pops of color vibe.  How great are those pink peonies!! Is there really any better combo than black, white and pink? It just can't be ...

GoodHouse Keeping Feature

Have you seen this beautiful editorial in Good House Keeping?? Loads of Flowers + Drew Barrymore+ Good Housekeeping + Our Vases= Ahhmazing We love the lush flowers with the perfect little peak of gold! It is so stunning and we are so thankful to be ...

Instagram Love

It is no secret that we love Instagram and sharing with our fans all the great things, pieces and goings on at the studio. It is really fun to see everyone's reactions to a new piece or color or place that Jill has visited recently. We have started a new section of our website dedicated to our Instagram features! This way it makes it that much easier for our ...

NY Now- Spring!

We just arrived back from a wonderful NYNow Gift Show. This year we tried to do things a little different and are always pushing ourselves to go bigger and better than previous years. Our color chip wall has always been a stand out feature at the studio so we wanted to recreate that experience for customers visiting the booth. This year...we came up with 100 ...

Jill Rosenwald X Dallas Shaw: At Home

We teamed up with the trendsetter and style expert Dallas Shaw to showcase our bedding and ceramics. Dallas chose the preppy and classic Hampton Links for the bedroom... We love the mix of natural elements and the bold graphic links pattern Add a touch of gold too and it's super fab! We love seeing our pieces mixed into people's homes, with ...

Pantone Color of the Year!

Every year, like so many others in the design world, we wait eagerly to hear the newly crowned "Color of the Year"... This year is a bonus with TWO colors! Wahoo welcome to the royal family Rose Quartz and Serenity. Such a lovely subtle color combo We have our own color chips, like pantone that we play with all the time perfecting colors and ...

Lights, Camera, Action…Sneak Peak

Recently, the lovely Courtney Perkins and Patrick Ryan, local Boston cinematographers came to the studio for a full day video shoot. We are all really excited to see the final outcome, but the day was really fun showing the process of how our products are all handmade here in Boston. Here are a few sneak peak behind the scene images from the day... Jill ...

Look How Fabulous I am- Fall 2015

We worked tirelessly to bring a new collection to NYNow and are happy to introduce some of our Fall 2015 pieces. We played with stripes and gold and oh my, we loved it! Who doesn't love the classic preppy plaid, but why not glam it out with ...

NY Now Prep

The studio is a flurry with plans, new patterns, mock ups, color chips, etc. all getting ready for NY Now. We have new stripes and floral patterns for you! And have chosen a lot of colors to come along with us to brighten our booth... Hours of throwing, painting, glazing and more go into getting ready And then there is the booth, we ...

The Elusive Emerald

Here in the studio we are obsessed with the color emerald! Inspired by Dorothy Draper and her work at the Greenbrier Hotel to Tory Burch's living room, we can't get enough of this rich and luxurious shade of green. We certainly have lots of shades of green to play with... And we mix and mix, a dash of blue, a hint of kelly, all slightly ...

{Behind the Scenes} Fall 2015 Collection

While we don't want summer to end by any means, here in the studio we are thinking about fall. The fall 2015 collection to exact. It's really fun for us to share some behind the scenes action with you all as we narrow down our colors and patterns for the upcoming new season. It all starts with sketches, playing with paints and all the ideas swirling around ...

Color Color Color

We love color here at the studio! In fact we have a whole wall dedicated to it. Being inspired by designers... We are always having fun with color And sometimes we just experiment with all the shades If you could pick any color, what's your ...

Throwback!

Who doesn't love throwing it back, looking thru old photos and reminiscing! Like that one time Country Home came to the old studio and Jill's home. And at the beginning her designs were inspired by different concepts like Moulin Rouge, or just simply 80s fashion... We keep a collection of older pieces in the studio to look back and ...

Meet the Makers: Julia

As part of a new series on the blog, we want to introduce to everyone to the players here on the Jill Rosenwald Team! Julia is our hand-painter, she hand draws, paints and glazes our pieces. What is your art background? I attended Lesley University's College of Art and Design here in Boston, where I majored in illustration and fine art. I have always ...

Summer Time {Jill Rosenwald Style}

The sun is shining, everyone is outside, the food tastes fresher, the colors are brighter, summer-time really is the best time. We love a great summer cottage vibe... Or mixing up and sharing drinks outside with friends... Being able to stop at the farmer's markets to make fresh food... Did someone say strawberry ...

New! Quatrefoil Bedding

We originally "served up" the quatrefoil pattern a few springs ago... Forever playing with color combos We've always loved the petal shaped pattern, so pretty and dainty. It only seemed natural that such a simple yet chic pattern could be used in bedding. In a calm and neutral color palette...it looks just fabulous darling. ...

Meet the Makers: Emily

As part of a new series on the blog, we want to introduce to everyone to the players here on the Jill Rosenwald Team! Emily is our potter, she hand throws all the pieces. How did you get your start with ceramics? I started playing around with clay as a youngster, becoming more involved with ceramics in high school and finally attending Mass Art to pursue ...

Playing with Shapes

Sometimes we love to play with new shapes. We still love our tried and true shapes that we use every day. Lately, we have been throwing and interested in new things. Let us know what you think!! A new tray shape, for the new Erin Gates collab...perhaps... We've played with bowls, fruit bowls, creamers, cafe au laits... A little foot on a little ...

Tis the Season. Wedding Season that Is

Wedding season is upon us, invites roll in, weekends are set aside, and love is in the air. We love making monogram pieces as gifts. For the bride... The new happy couple... Or even better yet, they make awesome bridesmaids ...

{Alice In} Wonderland Bedding

Hitting stores just recently is our new Wonderland bedding. Originally a design for pottery, the Alice pattern was inspired by the intricate patterns found in butterfly wings. Take a trip down the rabbit hole that is design...to learn about the pattern and bedding... First comes inspiration and sketching, sketching, sketching... A few more sketches and ...

A new look: delft

A new fabulous collab is in the works with our dear friend Erin Gates. Always on top of trends she suggested a delft inspired pattern. It really is hot right now, we've been spotting it EVERYwhere; all the magazines are loving this old world style. So we thought we would try our hand at creating a unique pattern. We are in the works...check out the ...

making a monogram

Monograms are our jam! We love working with customers to make a custom piece. We will draw it up... Help you pick the perfect color combo... We have a lot to choose from! And then get to painting... They make great gifts for your mom, your besties, or even your bridesmaids... Or hey, we all deserve a little something for ...

boston in spring

Finally the weather turned a corner into warmer temps! The studio feels alive again and the streets all around are bustling with people and the sweet smells of spring. We love the studio's location right near the water, it's industrial chic (that's a term, yea, we said it) But rich with history... You can't help but smile at the city's ...

our studio needs new {soul} mates!

a while back our studio was lucky enough to have the gorgeous ladies of the everygirl come and shoot our studio..these are the images from that shoot.. at the time erin gates, sarah winchester, and stayci fast were still with us.. along with jennifer hill and jess sutton.. now a page has turned and we now have some space opening ...

apron bonanza

when we printed up the hampton links fabric..we never saw the possibility of a future in our studio.. as a functional APRON..until.. Ichiko, our wonderful assistant (without whom there would not be a studio!) showed up one day..with one in hand! but of course..that is SO Ichiko.  I had not remembered that she had asked for a yard of each ...

design crush on {block shop textiles}

a few weeks ago my friend the talented designer james light introduced me to the work of block shop textiles. i have been obsessed ever since. block shop is the design brainchild of sisters, collaborators, and best friends..lily and hopie stockman of cambridge, and soon to be of LA! their journey began only a short time ago, when lily ...

instagram fun {part 2}

these are more from my vault! some are my own pix.. and some are "regrams"from others camers..showing something i like.. or perhaps some of my work. i like the feedback aspect of this app.. it is such a clever new fashioned kind of market research. you really get a sense when something is a hit.. or ...

market at high point: {spring 2014}

every 6 months i head to the furniture market in high point to check out our new rugs at Surya.. (new hemp patterns above) and also to see what other designers for the home have up their sleeves. (gorgeous silk chinoiserie pilllows) one of my fave discoveries is the handblown glass from Sklo their stuff is amazing such beautiful ...

spring 2014 bedding collection in the haus

last week i was lucky enough to stop by the westpoint showroom in NYC to see them putting on the finishing touches to our new collection for them. not that i was surprised..but i think the whole group looked stunning. one look prettier than the next. we have continued to use the theme of the white bed that reverses to a patterned side.. so that ...

Instagram update

now that i have dedicated myself to instagram for the last 6 weeks..(72 likes) i have learned an important lesson. (44 likes) one might think that in my role as brand manager..(40 likes) I should dedicate my insta imagery to branded items in the collection, as well as, a behind the scenes peek at our process..(43 likes) but it turns out that my ...

instagramania

in the past few weeks we have gotten more and more invested in instagram. in a way the app is insidiously wonderful. (image below via MTV) it really sneaks up on you. and before you know if you cannot stop staring deeply into it. i believe i am an addict..i may need to join a group. (2 images below via Lotus Blue SF) but in the meantime, i am ...

follow us! {obsessed with instagram}

you might just say i have fallen in and i can't get out..i am now an official insta-freak! please don't hate me as friends and family have begun to do..follow me! instagram is a perfect social media app for people in the design world because it allows them to share their design point of view and their world in a fluid manner. the only problem is that if you are ...

instagram {obsession}

my daughter has turned me into an instagram nut.  {#ohjoy} she is all knowing (14) "pinterest is finsihed" she says with a smirk (#ohhappyday } "oh" i say  {#tavitulle} and off i go trotting to the abyss that is intagram..and it has me transfixed..  {#katespade} cannot remove my eyes  {#designsponge} and NOW it ...

The Met

over the weekend we visited NYC to spend time with family, and on Sunday my neice and i took a stroll around the upper east side and central park. as we passed the Met we noticed that they were undergoing a major reno of the front of the museum. i was quite taken with these inventive "arrows" pointing the way to the front of the museum. they made me ...

New Year’s Rezzies

1. spend more time at the local museums particularly the ICA..which is literally down the street. {full disclosure...i have not been to see the isabella's new wing..wahhh} ica // isabella stewart gardner musuem // Our Neighborhood 2. continue my workout regime...that includes yoga & robert jones cardio!! REI Yoga Mat in Olive 3. ...

boston architecture

i am always caught off guard by the gorgeous pieces of architecture in my back bay neighborhood. there is so much lovely detail in the most humble sections of many buildings i see around town. these examples are from the art deco former site of Shreve Crump and Lowand these are the tree grates from Copley Square..also from an earlier part of the last ...

new links rug

i just received these pix from the PR department of Surya who is my rug manufacturer..i am loving this new links pattern in the chocolate..how ...

my booth at NYGSHEW

i didn't share this with anyone yet, but we were looking so great at the new york gift show last month, and i thought gaw'rdarnit i ought to show everyone our booth at the really big shew! the exeter links cylinders were a smashing ...

Spring 2010 continued…

here is the second image from our spring 2010 collection. this one has a strong suzani vibe that has been so hot for the past few seasons. i am loving the navy backgrounds on these pieces..it is a color i have hardly ever used and to me it is so refreshingly ...

NYIG Show!

we are off to the gift show to strut our stuff this weekend..and so i thought i would share what is in store for the buyers that visit us in booth 4201 at the javits center.this pattern maidstone garden is my return to over the top florals. it felt right to pack a punch this season. i will continue to share our spring collection over the next few days..so hold ...

shopping spree at angela liguori & jill bent!

yesterday, i had the best time at the design salon sale shopping for some fantastic items from boston's own fabulous salonistas! first i headed straight to angela liguori's display where she had her wonderful assortment of italian imported cotton ribbon & string that comes in such irresistable colors, along with her signature printed cards. next i picked up ...

katy elliott

i found katy elliott's lovely blog when i was in search of fabric for my spinny chairs. she was the one who turned me onto roberta roller rabbit, and so i will be forever grateful. BUT this morning i went to her blog and found this amazing catskill farmhouse that she posted about. i am in love with the incredible paint color ...

thank you decor8

the other day i was delighted to hear from our studio friend holly becker of decor8 ..the wonderful design blogger..that she was able to put a post on friday all about the work we do here at the studio. thanks so much ...

fort point open studios

this weekend is open studios in fort point channel, and i have been so busy with the prep, my head is just spinning! our studio is looking sahweet tho, lots of great ...

big thank you to elements of style

today i opened up my email and found this fantastic post entitled "jill rosenwald to the rescue" at the elements of style blog written by boston interior designer erin gates. she had said earlier in the week that she was bummed that west elm no longer carries the morroccan tile rug that was perfect for so many interiors. it turns out that a rug i design for ...

We design and hand make ceramic pottery in our Boston studio. It’s one of a kind, custom, giftware, serveware, tableware with a gilted 14k gold edge.
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