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Commune Design designs inspired by Louis Bourgeois.

August 31st, 2011 · No Comments

While scouring the internets looking for pretty things, Commune Design’s new Ticking Table Linens caught my eye, as did their post highlighting Louise Bourgeois’ textile designs — I didn’t even know she designed textiles. The inspiration is uncanny and thoughtfully executed.

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would you swing on a bunny?

July 25th, 2011 · No Comments

I would…especially if it was this one: This Hare Swing by Adam McEwen s is a limited edition of 10 and costs a mere $15,000. It’s made of fiberglass, lacquer, and rope and can be purchased at Grey Area.

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Tags: animals · art · artists · design · modern objects

little robots.

June 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Yes, “Little Robots” recalls the work of Marcel Dzama and the now defunct Royal Art Lodge, but damnit, it’s so cute!  

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Tags: animals · art · artists

happy easter (eggs).

April 24th, 2011 · No Comments

We  hope you had a lovely holiday . . . Eggs, 1982, Andy Warhol

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killer kites by daniel frost.

March 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Easily the most amazing, original, humorous, meant-to-fly-high kites I’ve ever seen . . . From Daniel Frost‘s “Big Kite Show.”

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Tags: art · artists · design · public art

beatrice coron puts a positive spin on papercuts.

January 6th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Bestrice Coron’s whimsical papercuts are incredibly intricate pieces of artwork.  They draw inspiration from various angles such as poems, current events, and even philosophical concepts…and quite frankly, I can’t stop looking at them.

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Tags: art · artists · etc. · paper goods

richard woods focuses on floor coverings.

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments

RW04 Known for his hyper-realistic patterns that recall planks of plywood and other building materials, Richard Woods‘ work is first-rate, over-the-top pop. For his latest collection with Established & Sons, Woods extends his signature wood block prints to the floor and onto 100% hand-knotted New Zealand wool rugs. Perhaps he intends to do an entire [...]

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Thereza Rowe’s Online Advent Calendar.

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments

London-based graphic designer and illustrator Thereza Rowe is giving fans a true treat for the holidays. For the next month, she’s posting one drawing a day to her blog, therein creating an online advent calendar. What a fun idea!

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Tags: art · artists · design · etc. · holidays

have a handmade holiday: win a golden girls zine and set of postcards from jacqueline bos!

December 9th, 2010 · 42 Comments

This contest is now closed! Congrats to Vanessa from Singapore!!! Jaqueline Bos is a Portland based illustrator.  Among other things she enjoys magic, myths, minty tea, and hanging out with her super fat cat Zooey Papaya. Jacqueline’s Etsy site, JackiePeppermint, is filled with all sorts of lovely illustrations and goodies. You can also check out [...]

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Tags: art · artists · etc. · paper goods

Busy Beaver Button Museum.

December 8th, 2010 · No Comments

Everywhere you turn, someone has a statement to make…and judging by the work of Christen Carter, founder of Busy Beaver Button Co., the biggest statements are often best made on a small platform…such as a 1 inch button. In the late 1800s, buttons were used as a colorful way to promote all kinds of things…politicians, [...]

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