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 …