Making sense of scents

Turn off the lights… A new dimension is added: we are developing our very first line of candles. For weeks now I have been tinkering with an amazing array of essential oils-trying to create the perfect concoction. Then name it and marry it with the perfect BINTH design. I love this process. 8 original designs. […]

Happy Birthday Fun

Look what Jarek got me for my Birthday- a Marshmallow Man. The toasted one. Tasteful on so many levels… Yes, he knows me well. The cutest thing: he delivered this present on a tray, serving me breakfast in bed. Made by Squibbles Ink + Rotofugi this is my third “Marshall” character. Further to be noted […]

A New Home…

Our BINTH Single Alphabet Letters have found a second home and are now available at Land of Nod. Where they have joined our Binth Baby Book and the Binth Matching Game. We are so excited. Adrienne Gits, Linnea’s sister sent us these great photographs taken in her son Beckett’s nursery. I think she missed her […]

Our New Catalog is Here

Our new catalog is printed and I wanted to share my favorite photographs. ( Download the full pdf at the end of this post. ) Alll images were taking in the our studio by our amazing photographer friend Patrick Voigt. Check out his work at Thank you to our very patient and amazing models: […]


Gone Hunting

For the third year now Jarek and I have been spending Easter in Coloma, Michigan at our friends Teddy and Bonnie’s family house. Nestled in the woods, overlooking a little valley it has been the perfect get-away and back drop for oh! so many times and seasons. Easter up here though is the most magical. […]


Binth in the Republic

Well, allow me to bragg for just a moment today…My friend Andrea from Arizona texted me last Sunday afternoon: “OMG. Ur prints are at the Banana Republic Concept Store in Scottsdale.” Really? Next I got a message from Justine, our girl in Manhattan, reporting that our prints are at the Banana Republic in Soho. Wow! […]

“Friends With You”…for when feeling blue

I am a big sucker for yes, polka dots and naturally I am a huge fan of the design group “Friends With You”. Their amazing little objects are sure to at least get a crack of a smile out of me here in dreary, grey and cold Chicago. I am not a serious collector, but […]

“Nothing is truly yours until you give it away.” — Joe Anna Arnett

Love #1301

Valentine. The story of mine…

Wanted to share the inspiration behind my favorite of our many Valentine designs. My grandmothers hope chest! She stitched those beautiful borders by hand and pinned them to the shelves of her armoire of innocent, intimate whites… So pure it’s sexy. (The below stitching says “Was Mütterlein mir einst beschert” which translates loosely to “what […]