Posts Tagged ‘ DESIGN ’

BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO!!!

January 30, 2012
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WOW WOW WOW everyone! i am really excited to unveil the next project we are working on…. BIG BIG CITY: a yearlong series of events celebrating and connecting the vibrant arts communities of the USA! yes, isn’t that exciting? the first stop will be in my hometown of CHICAGO next tuesday, february 7th. i...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: ANNIE

November 28, 2011
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not sure how i can describe in words the joy that annie larson’s knitwear line, ALL, brings to me. i always thought that there was nothing better than a cozy, handmade sweater. warm, gentle, snuggly. but what about a cozy, handmade sweater with wacky patterns in a rainbow palette? how about a cactus pattern?...
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smashing glass

August 12, 2011
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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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BIG THINGS AHEAD: AMY & CAMP PIKALAND

August 9, 2011
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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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BIG THINGS AHEAD: LAUREN & COLOR COLLECTIVE

July 27, 2011
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lauren’s blog, color collective, is the easiest and most rewarding internet addiction i’ve had in the past year. how could you not like a daily stream of pretty pictures with the color palette already picked out for you?!?! i reference it all the time when putting together outfits for work, thinking about flyers for events,...
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berlin fashion week

July 14, 2011
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WOOD WOOD fashion week just wrapped up in berlin, proving again the pervasiveness of minimalism in german design. there were very few prints, but the fabrics and cuts….yowza. lots of airy silks, stiff cottons, vivid solids, and simple garments for the european lifestyle. MONGRELS IN COMMON MICHAEL SONTAG HIEN LE A.F. VANDERVORST images via les...
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this is life

July 8, 2011
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miroslav sasek‘s books and illustrations have been blogged about like mad in the past few years, but who can blame us? his lively use of color and line and quaint observations of the places he illustrates make his work so loveable and timeless. several of his books of the “this is” series have been...
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HUGE things at coup

June 5, 2011
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the other night daniel invited us to a party at his work celebrating the opening of a shared adjacent showroom for holland & sherry, a luxury textile company and one of the oldest in the world! daniel works at coup d’etat, a showroom in the design district of sf specializing in interior decor- mainly outrageous...
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feelin’ ballsy

May 4, 2011
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just searching around the brooklyn museum‘s collections tonight and found this ballsy little coat rack designed by charles eames! diving further into the collections, they have quite a few ball-adorned and round objects…how spherical! Irving Harper (American, 20th century). “Ball” Wall Clock, 1948-1969. Richard Neagle (American, born 1922). The Bamboozler (Child’s Clothes Tree), ca....
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bookworms

April 26, 2011
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trying to psyche everyone up with ideas for the bookbinding workshop this weekend with some posts about books! here are some covers from the nypl’s collection of Dust Jackets from American and European Books, 1926-1947 to get your bookbrains going!
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