Friday, August 28, 2009

ITSTICS and I Love It

I love the rain drops wall decals I posted a few weeks ago, but these are a little edgier. Get them here.






:: Discovered via Print and Pattern

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Triptyque "Pipe Light" Project

An installation on an abandoned house in Brazil, Pipe Light compromises metal tubing and lamps wrapped around the outside and inside of the building. Inspired by a plants invading parts of their house, the french designer of Triptyque reversed the photosynthetic process of the plant and used Pipe Light to "feed of darkness for enlighten."






:: Discovered via Dezeen

Enzo Mari, Just What I Need

Create an imaginary break from everyday life with a "defensive" wall that can be reinvented on the spot to invent new stories and characters on a whim. Designed by Enzo Mari and available here (although currently sold out).

:: Discovered via NotCot.org

SewSew's Angry PIErates

Designed by SewSew, should be owned by everyone, and available here.


:: Discovered via Because I Can

Chloe Dunne's Stylized Plant Motifs

I haven't designed any patterns for about a year and I miss it, thankfully I discovered the following stylized plant motifs and feel rejuvenated and eager. Identity and collection of seed packs for The Balcony Gardener designed by Chloe Dunne.






:: Discovered via Print & Pattern

Monday, August 17, 2009

Finally, I can tell my laptop apart from yours!

Tired of the same old black or silver laptop? Meet Rilakumma, a cute yellow bear who likes to relax and eat mochi and donuts. The Japanese character's face is plastered on the back of a new limited edition netbook made by toy company Bandai Namco.


:: Discovered via Boing Boing Gadgets

Think Space Invaders when You Need to Relax

Space Invaders soaps and teapots, what else do you need to lay back, relax, and unwind after a long stressful day?




:: Discovered via Gizmodo

Monday, August 10, 2009

Erin Jang's Spot-On Custom Invites

Beautiful textures, fashionable colors, exquisite typography, and concept-driven designs are just a few details that set apart Erin Jang's custom invites from a saturated market.











:: Discovered via Black*Eiffel

Writing with Boxes

These oversized kraft boxes created by The Design Office reintroduce the alphabet not as 26 distinct letters, but as the result of combining geometric parts. The 4-inch cubes may be viewed and stacked from any direction, creating unexpected shapes and letterforms.





Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Popular Logo Inspiration

Below is a collection of popular logo designs that I've always found inspiring but kept forgetting to post.








:: Discovered via Ffffound