Monday, July 26, 2010

Recycled Art

Beautiful sculptures made of old books by Jonathan Callan. Later "recycled" by Anthropology, hmmm....

:: Discovered via Mint

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Living Life in Pantone Colors

Why wouldn't we live amongst our favorite swatches? We all have a few memorized, don't deny it, embrace it, and then sit on it or store stuff in it. Pantone chairs available here, and Pantone tin boxes available here.

:: Discovered via Design Dust

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Detailed Simplicity

As a designer, I'm always thriving to simplify and maximize at the same time. It's a skill I'm constantly trying to improve upon and have found a wonderful illustration that somewhat embodies my goal.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

It's All in the Eyes

I am completely in love with Travis Louie's art. It's mesmerizing in so many different ways, and leaves you wondering about the lives of his characters and stories behind the portraits. First, you notice the freaky nature of these creatures that are surprisingly human, then the eyes that look up at you literally pop off the page, finally, you become engrossed with the soft and hard focus play throughout the Victorian and Edwardian pieces.

:: Discovered via yay!everyday

Monday, July 19, 2010

Underwater Typography

After a long weekend of rain, tornadoes, and flash floods, it's only fitting to post this. Designed by YouWorkForThem, these amazing pieces showcase their most popular fonts under water. Download wallpapers for your iPad or iPhone by clicking here.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

The Perfect Pet

Yep, it's nerdy, but it's also quite adorable, clever, and really well made.