Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Paper Delights at Anthropologie

Andrew Ritchie, the voice behind Martha Moments, a beautiful blog about all things Martha Stewart, was a featured guest on her television show in January... appropriately, the topic was blogging.

While in New York City for the filming, Andrew, a department manager of Toronto's Anthropologie, visited the company's largest store at Rockefeller Plaza, and also the downtown SoHo store. He wrote about his day here... so very interesting if you're a fan of the creativity that runs rampant in each Anthro store. Andrew has kindly shared display pictures with us that he took that day...

How about a fabulous paper mache peacock with its tail composed of bright orange chopstick wrappers and plastic spoons?! A meandering, scrolled wall design and nifty bird... A fab elephant and fish with layers of paper scales.And lastly, here's a very cool ostrich from Andrew's own Toronto store. Such clever people, those Anthro stylists!

9 comments:

  1. wow! this is some amazing stuff!
    i found your blog today and i have no idea how... but i am so happy that i did! you have a beautiful talent and i love love love your work, for what i have seen mostly... i will keep popping back from now on...

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  2. Awesome, Ann!!! Love these pics, especially the peacock. So inspiring to me!

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  3. Thanks for sharing, we don't have any Antropology stores where I live but I wish I could go when I see this!

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  4. Amazing what a creative mind can come up with

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  5. Hi Ann! Your blog is so lovely! I'm glad others enjoyed the photos! All the best to you - Andrew

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  6. Aww, thanks everyone, I'm happy you enjoyed the post. Andrew, thanks again for sharing your pics.

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  7. Wow - cool stuff! I had to click on each photo to enlarge it and really take a good look. That is my kind of art.

    An Anthropologie just opened near me. Honestly, I thought it was make-up and stuff. Just might have to check it out for the art, alone!

    Thanks Ann! (And Andrew!)

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  8. hi Ann, I enjoyed the paper sculptures, how exciting!! Andrew is an inspiration!!
    Licia

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