Monday, November 30, 2009

Dress Code Invitation

Daniel Carlsten's ingenious Acne Paper invite is an excellent visual guide as to what one should wear to such an event.

:: Discovered via FFFFOUND!

Friday, November 27, 2009

Witty Gift Tags

I hate buying wrapping paper. I always feel like I'm copping out, like I simply didn't take the time to look for a found texture that would suit my gift and the receiver, further feeding into the Target frenzy (don't get me wrong, they have beautiful stuff). Since I usually end up wrapping my gifts in junk mail, newspaper pages, magazine pages, or comic book pages, I think these tags would be a perfect aesthetic balance to my "trashy" look, while they warn curious on-lookers to stay out. Designed by Olive Manna and available here.

The Jazz 09 Journal

Elegant typography, interesting patterns, and well balanced layout, this design has it all and does it in only 2 colors. The Jazz 09 Journal is a great source for anyone looking to create their own memorable page layout, and a perfect example of how to use a well developed grid.

:: Discovered via Behance

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Solar LED House Numbers

The perfect complementary accessory to go with my solar LED lawn lights (as soon as people quit stealing them). House numbers vailable to purchase at feel more human, a wonderful online store full of environmentally friendly merchandise and gift ideas.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Finally, A Shirt That Suits Me

For those who know me, you understand how incredibly accurate this shirt is to describe the last year and a half of my life. For those who don't, here are a few key words: anxiety disorder and panic attacks. Fellow worriers, get your shirts here.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Need A Vacation? Me Too.

The Mid-Century Modernist features these wonderful illustrations for "Ideas for Vacationland Homes." Graphic, yet tactile, the colors are charming and fresh, making me yearn for a vacation far far away from all the craziness.

:: Discovered via FFFFOUND!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009


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:: Discovered via ShareSomeCandy

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Interactive Book

"There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" book is one of the most interactive print pieces I've run across. Not only are the illustrations beautiful and the story entertaining, but everything about the book is interactive, from the cover that is removed like a coat, to the pages that tell the story from inside the stomach, to the woman's eyes who close as upi get to the end of the story. Illustrations done by Jeremy Holmes, art direction by Kristine Brogno.

:: Discovered via FPO

Monday, November 2, 2009

C'est Magnifique!

Looking forward to my new tattoo, this reminds me of what I want... Design by Green Olive Media.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Darling Clementine's Jazzy Characters

Darling Clementine once again amuses and fascinates me with polished characters, playful typography, and edgy color palettes.

:: Discovered via grain edit