Emily Henderson
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New Design Books I’m loving …

Yo. Some quick fast recommendations for y’all by people in my industry who I respect SO MUCH. Now that I’m working on the book I am buying/devouring more and more design/art books, with wonder if mine will ever come out (it will, there is a contract, fall, 2015, folks it just feels sooooo far away)… Read More …

The Fig House Lounge | Before & After

Welcome to quite a dramatic before and after, folks. Like ‘Extreme Home Makeover’ proportions only without the tears – wait, what am I saying?? There were tears shed; both out of frustration and then out of happiness – but I was pregnant the whole time, so who knows …  I cried once because I couldn’t… Read More …

The Fig House Opening Party

Well, folks, The Fig House has opened and its in full swing: currently being rented out for parties, weddings, birthdays, premieres and any occasion where one wants to have a good time in a beautiful space. To celebrate we threw quite the party for family/friends and some press … just a ‘hey guys, here’s what… Read More …

Art for The Fig House from Amy Wilson Faville

It’s another round of ‘Look Who I Got to Show Their Artwork at The Fig House.‘ Today’s installment involves Amy Wilson Faville who is a San Francisco based artist that does some pretty freaky and beautiful pieces. Thanks Danielle (The Jealous Curator — read her blog!!) for introducing me to this lovely artwork: She is… Read More …

My Custom House Portrait

I have hoarding tendencies, we all know that. But you may not know that this includes memory hoarding – which is my favorite kind of hoarding, indeed. Having a painting done of your house is not the most normal thing to do, but it should be. I have interior and exterior photos of almost everywhere I’ve… Read More …

ART ROUNDUP : TYPE

Dear Emily’s Readers, Typography. I seriously cannot get enough of it. Maybe it’s because I’m a graphic designer by day, but the use of phrases and letter forms in a piece of art is one of my most favorite things ever … throw in some vintage paint-by-numbers, and I’m totally IN:   This is the… Read More …

Art Roundup: Mountains

Dear Emily’s Readers, OK, I don’t know about you, but I have a thing for mountains. Artsy mountains, that is — I certainly have no plans to climb a real one, but hang a few on my wall? YES! Here are four artists that have #MOUNTAINS of talent, and #MOUNTAINS of gorgeous, affordable work just… Read More …

Art Roundup: Birds

Dear Emily’s Readers, OK, first things first … I am so excited for Emily and Brian! Crazy exciting news! And if you have no idea what I’m talking about you better go and read her post from yesterday! On that note, how about an artsy roundup that’s perfect for someone who’s just starting to nest…. Read More …