Posts Tagged ‘ DESIGN ’

busy beavers!

August 18, 2009

the busy beaver button company just opened a new space in chicago. we missed the opening, but i have so many buttons laying around from their button-o-matic candy machines that i feel like i was there. bars and stores throughout the city have candy machines that feed you buttons designed by mostly local artists....
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reader's digestion

August 18, 2009

before i left for my big vacation, i helped my mother clean out my grandmother’s apartment and massive collection of junk. we found a ton of old reader’s digests (among boxes, bags, and other containers full of more stuff!), which have incredible cover patterns & illustrations. here’s a sample of some of my favorites:
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høltermand

July 27, 2009

here are some ethereal architectural photos from danish photographer kim høltermand. love the reflections and metropolis sets, the eerily still moments and textures she captures are quite amazing! check out more here
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wi fi sci fi

July 1, 2009

im currently reading a book of short stories by sci fi master, ray bradbury! the cover is quite good, as many vintage paperbacks are…the stories are fun and quick and highly entertaining. they also make you think about the FUTURE….something i’ve been doing a lot lately. here are some other nice bradbury covers:
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dingbat

April 24, 2009

the icon of icons. i recently ran across some articles on the “mother of the mac trash can,” susan kare, a graphic artist that designed so many of the original mac icons and typefaces. they’re so simple, so pixelated, yet so memorable, effective, and witty! remember these? now her work, based of out sf,...
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