DESIGN

sprinkle me!!!

August 25, 2011
'THE WIZARD OF OZ' FILM STILLS - 1939

i don’t know if it’s some wizard of oz hangup or some inner drag queen coming out, but i am freaking the fuck out right now over glitter shoes!!! ever since i saw these giuseppe zanotti boots i am head over heels (bar har har!!!) for glitter. i really don’t like writing about things...
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jimmy!

August 22, 2011
isermann01

JIM ISERMANN—– born in the wrong decade? this southern california-based artist has been producing trippy technicolor paintings, furniture, shag carpet, rainbow textiles, and vinyl decals since the 80s, reaching into the depths of kitschy 60s and 70s design and appropriating essential elements. he’s also pretty good at securing corporate commissions, as is evident from...
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the magical fruit

August 16, 2011
beanpotbrown

earthy bean pot in mothersmemories etsy shop if you love BEANS then you gotta love BEAN POTS!!! and if you love bean pots you must love BEAN FEASTS!!! i kind of can’t wait for wintertime just so i can have a bunch of friends over to eat beans from a cool old pot and get...
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smashing glass

August 12, 2011
ruba1

who ever said glass had to be round?! inspired by the cubism he encountered during a trip to paris in 1925, designer reuben haley created a shocking line of geometric glassware that channeled the lines and angles of modernism. ruba rombic glassware was introduced in 1928 by consolidated lamp and glass of coraopolis in...
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portland adults

August 11, 2011
portlandadults

we were completely in awe of all the hard work everyone is putting into their studios, projects, work, and lives–real adults! all grown up! portland is alive with creativity and we are lucky to have such talented friends that shared their lives and work with us. caitlin, kyle, lewis & zoe have created a...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: AMY & CAMP PIKALAND

August 9, 2011
pikaland5

pikaland!!! what an amazingly fun place that i have visited quite often! not a real-life land, unfortunately, but a blog-land where malaysian-based illustrator amy ng chronicles her favorite illustrators and artists. i’ve been a fan for years now, and last week amy announced an exciting addition to her world- the launch of camp pikaland,...
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lemonade for everyone!

August 3, 2011
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i am thrilled to report that our BIG BIG BIG LEMONADE STAND that happened this past sunday was one of our most successful events yet!!! it was the perfect summer day for hanging outside with friends, drinking arnold and laura palmers, tossing water balloons, and just enjoying life! to my utter surprise, laura &...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Space-Age Buildings of the USSR

August 2, 2011
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It’s time for another round of Time Travel Tuesday with our friend Sara of Brown Paper Bag!!! This week she covered the work of of photographer Frederic Chaubin, who captures strange, space-age architecture in the former USSR! And over at BPB I wrote about Clifton Karhu, “the blue-eyed japanese,” an American-born artist who became...
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TMRW: LEMONADESTAND/POPUPSHOP/GARAGESALE

July 30, 2011
lemonadeflyer

WITH THE PEOPLE: BIG THINGS SHOP BOET BOX OF CONTENTS NUTFANG THE GOOD MOD & RECTANGULAR OBJECTS SEE YAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!
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new stuff in the BIG THINGS SHOP!

July 29, 2011
honestjoe

lots of new fun summer things are up in the BIG THINGS SHOP!!!! check it OUT! ps special thanks to my model, IJU! sofie’s soft fuzzy earrings… chi chi necklaces by grain & woven barrettes and bird brain zines!
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