Apr 8, 2014

Mirror - framed by books

So I've made one of these
It weighs a ton (I feel) but I have been assured that that's how mirrors are

Size: 110 x 80cm
Depth is 15cm
Weight: 13kg

Mirror With book frame  - made by Keri Muller (www.simpleintrigue.com)Mirror With book frame  - made by Keri Muller (www.simpleintrigue.com)


Mirror With book frame  - made by Keri Muller (www.simpleintrigue.com)

Apr 3, 2014

PRESS: Central City Library Exhibition

The Central City Library and the Book Lounge book giveaway and Desmond Tutu's Book launch got lots of wonderful press.  'I love Books' got to share the limelight with the wonderful Mr Tutu - What an absolute honour




An art retreat in France

I've spent the last 3 years lusting to go somewhere again after getting back from spending 6 months running a lodge in Northern Mozambique.

The European trip I have been dreaming about is finally happening.  So after years of saving and working bloody hard I am spending almost 2 months in Europe in June and July this year.

FINALLY I  have actually booked and paid to go to a retreat in the South West of France.  I will spend 4 weeks there working on nothing in particular and just letting my mind run away.  What I do want to do is work on some site specific, temporary land art similar to what got me started on this whole journey a couple of years ago in Natures Valley.

The art retreat I am going to is called 'La Muse' and what attracted me to it is that they do not dictate anything  - you simply have a room, access to communal lounge, library, studio and kitchen space.  The focus is on work and creative production whether it be writing, art, music or dance.  The other massive draw card is that it is in an area of incredible natural beauty.

Combined with this I am going to be seeing some long missed friends in Barcelona, Paris and Amsterdam - does it get any better than this !!!  WWOOHHHHHOOOOOOOO

Two photos below of La Muse from their website

La Muse Art Retreat via simpleintrigue.com

La Muse Art Retreat via simpleintrigue.com


Mar 26, 2014

Oh these teenage annuals from the 80's...

Other pages include 'How to Kiss a Boy' and 'How moody are you'


A Gem!

What better way to learn french than from The Cat in a Hat!
Such a find today




Hilarious selection of words ...

Mar 4, 2014

Origami in the Library

An afternoon teaching Origami to some delightful young adults at Westridge High. Thank you to The Book Lounge for setting it up as part of their mentorship program that runs in tandem with putting a library a year into a school.


Feb 26, 2014

Design Indaba 2014 - here we go!

Collab stand with 2 wonderful other business owners - the WREN design and Beloved Beadwork

Stand 525 - 527
Cape Town Convention Centre
28 Feb to 2 March 2014

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Feb 5, 2014

New work

Great Expectations
Keri Muller
Collage with Old books, 'Protected wild flowers of the Western Cape' and 'Protected birds of the Western Cape'.  The Map is from a Phillips Children's School Atlas.
Framed in a clear perspex box 
Price: On request

BookArt by Keri Muller  - simpleintrigue.com

BookArt by Keri Muller  - simpleintrigue.com

BookArt by Keri Muller  - simpleintrigue.com

Touch the Waving Corn
Keri Muller
Collage with Old books, 'Protected wild flowers of the Western Cape' and 'Protected birds of the Western Cape'.  The poem is from the actual book.
Framed in a clear perspex box 
Price: On request

Book Art by Keri Muller  - simpleintrigue.com

Book Art by Keri Muller  - simpleintrigue.com

Feb 3, 2014

Cubes and Rhomboids

These things are just making me very happy currently.
Maybe it's the symmetry?
Who knows
I will just keep making them till my heart is content

Origami Cubes & Rhomboids by Keri Muller  - simpleintrigue.com

Jan 28, 2014

Lucky 7's make a come back

Hooray
My favourite thing in the world  - the Forest of 7 cards.
Now it flatpacks into an A4 size envelope
It can be hung in a window or just rest on desk to inspire thought and dreaming like when one walks in the forest.

Lucky 7's Popup forest by Keri Muller  - simpleintrigue.com

Origami Flower installation planning

Origami flowers & Rhomboids by Keri Muller  - simpleintrigue.com


IDEA:  Organic paper flower and shapes installation - imagine a whole room with these hanging