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an awesome book of thanks.

November 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off on an awesome book of thanks.

I’m not quite sure how – but information about a cute children’s book by Dallas Clayton some how entered my inbox. Despite my usual effort to delete any email from someone I don’t know (usually Russian mail-order brides asking for my hand in marriage or Nigerian Princes asking for 5 million dollars), there was something […]

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twelve chairs: a new eco-conscious design boutique opens in boston.

September 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment

All photos by Kimberly Phillips. Get excited Boston! Tomorrow — Twelve Chairs — a new design boutique with an eco-conscious focus officially opens its doors for business, and we’re giving you a preview! Twelve Chairs proprietors Roison Giese and Miggy Mason (fantastic names!) met while studying interior design at Cornell University and discovered that they […]

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Arrow to Arrow.

September 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Andrew Carnegie made it a point to collect art. He believed that by supporting emerging and established artists, he would be building a collection of the “old masters of tomorrow.” Granted, Carnegie was a wealthy man with a bottomless wallet to throw at painters and sculptors alike. It’s hard to start a collection when you […]

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paper birds by anna-wili highfield.

September 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off on paper birds by anna-wili highfield.

Do you watch Man Shops Globe on The Sundance Channel? If not, you’re only missing out on a peek into the coolest job ever. Keith Johnson works as the buyer-at-large for Anthropologie, which means it’s his job to trek across the globe and acquire objects and one-of-a-kind pieces for the bobo retailer. Personally, I’m not crazy about […]

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post-WWII industrial design catalogs from itis edition.

August 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Lovers of vintage books, prints, and posters; purveyors of bygone eras; and collectors of rarities will drop to their knees over Itis Edition. The Taiwan-based shop sells gently aged post-WWII industrial design books, catalogs, magazines, card sets, and manuals that also happen to be graphic design eye candy.  These are my favorites . . .    Above: The 35th Annual of […]

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Ork Posters!

August 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on Ork Posters!

I am obsessed with typography and letterpress. They cover plenty of walls in my home. Ork Posters designs neighborhood posters for your hometown or your present town or your future town. I love them. With a couple unrelated “town” designs like Heart and Brain, Ork Posters creates a design savvy (and economical) way to cover […]

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the sketchbook project.

August 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Sketchbook Project is one of the many wonderful things hosted by Art House Co-op, now based out of Brooklyn, NY.  On their fifth year of this increasingly successful project, the goal is to get artists to take these blank Moleskin sketchbooks and return them filled with their own work.  The books are then taken […]

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lulu wolf.

August 10th, 2010 · Comments Off on lulu wolf.

Lulu Wolf is an artist and illustrator, based out of Brooklyn, whose work is created by combining vintage magazines and paper.  I have always admired artists that are able to make pieces that are so simple yet still so beautiful and seemingly complex.  I’d say Wolf has successfully accomplished just that.           […]

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papeterie poulain by decole: the wooden camera tape dispenser.

August 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments

When I saw this tape dispenser I nearly squealed in delight. It’s by Decole and is from the company’s stationary series called “Papeterie Poulain.” Each item (envelope template, pin tray, stamps, etc.) looks perfectly antiqued — as if it were salvaged from an early 1900’s Parisian stationary store. So fun!

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paper obsession: rifle paper co.

August 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off on paper obsession: rifle paper co.

Originally, I intended to write about Rifle Paper’s Folk Card stationary, but after browsing its Web site, it quickly became impossible not to highlight the other amazing designs that I’m now obsessing about. God I love pretty paper.   Folk Card Set, $16

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