Friday, October 23, 2009

Optimism vs. Pessimism

Because Studio helps bridge the gap between optimism and pessimism, creating something we can all agree we like.

When Abstraction Reflects Life

"Cityscapes" by Marc Yankus is an exceptional series of rare moments of tranquility in New York City. Full of looming shapes, diffused light and spectral shadows, these abstract pieces are reflections of the past and passage of time.

:: Discovered via FFFFOUND!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Minnesota-Worth Vikings

Created by Herzensart, a label for handmade original art toys for all of us.

:: Discovered via freshly{blended}

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Turn It Up

Accessories are always a good way to keep your wardrobe looking fresh, especially when they're as fun as these volume knobs.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Serving Up Small Storage

Hookmakers by Design Glut.

Say it with Icons

A day in the shoes of a designer can be tough, but my work wife has a certain way of putting things into "words" that make me smile.

New Age Family Portraits

Limited edition printed by Tosco Toys.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Kevin Kidney

Long-time Disney designer, Kevin Kidney brightens another dreary day in Minneapolis.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Katrin Schacke's Take on Food Photography

Fashion and food have found some common ground in Katrin Schacke's work.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Andrew Bannecker Captures Monsters (and Fall)

One of my favorite illustrators, Andrew Bannecker, whose style balances subtle textures and iconic shapes with bold details to perfection.

House Industries

I have a crush on House Industries... Known throughout the world as a prolific type foundry, they have not only perfected typography and color palettes, they also know web design... Their impact on the world of design is significant, and the apparent expertise in the variety of their work is quite stunning. Love at first sight!

:: Discovered via Netdiver Magazine

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Thirsty for Typography Thursday #12 – Daily Drop Cap

Daily Drop Cap is an ongoing project by typographer and illustrator Jessica Hische, that consists of daily posts of hand-crafted decorative initial cap.

:: Discovered via Black*Eiffel