• !$%@!!!

    We do have a thing for typography and *bleeps*. Expect to see many things labeled or graphically exclaimed. These page markers are fabulous for annotating a book or newspaper before your sweetie gets to it, alleviating the need for ongoing commentary. Available from Bob’s Your Uncle for $10. Swear Rings, from Wendy Brandes allow you
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  • January 1st 2011

    Happy New Year! (cue silly noisemakers, confetti and kisses) We at Riveted hope this year brings us all much joy and prosperity. 2011 will bring many changes, personally, my nest is emptying…while my business life is filling up! Can I look at this as not losing a son, but gaining a storage room? He might
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  • A Shop Mascot?

    Of course, we will need one! My husband does not yet agree on this point. But I see her, greeting customers calmly, with a toothy canine smile. A sweet little toy poodle, so we don’t have hair everywhere. (I shed enough!) She probably won’t be as fancy as this one by designer Denise Feidler. But
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  • Vintage Chairs

    Vintage chairs follow me home. Like orphaned puppies, I take them in. Sometimes in litters, but most often as lonely single adoptions. Old chairs evoke a past in an accessible way — scuff marks and wear appear from everyday use. But like smile lines on a loved one’s face, the “imperfections” just add character. Evidence of life
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  • The Riveted Look

    So, you ask, what is Riveted? Riveted is interesting. Creative. Textural. Modern and yet some pieces are vintage. Industrial AND natural. As in this image, Riveted is a collection that creates a whole, more than the sum of its parts. Look for aged surfaces that are easy to live with. Contemporary styling that is comfortable
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  • Genesis

    Staring at a blank piece of paper is never easy. Staring at an entirely blank blog is even harder. Where to start? How to set the course?  What is the best way to pour out my brain, my soul, my concept onto a digital blank slate? As they say about elephants, one bite at a
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