Faces from Places Self-Promo

A mask plays two roles. First, it shares its story with you, the viewer. Secondly, it conceals the wearer often to the point where you forget they even exist. Masks are full of meaning that fall into two main outlets: the symbolism them convey, and...

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Traverse Japan in Under 1 Hour

A map of Japan with the shaded regions indicating areas covered by Google Street View The island of Japan, from Northern Hokkaido to Southern Kyushu, is about 1500 miles long. Traversing it by car would take about 30 hours of non-stop driving. And even if you had the time and ...

Interview: Sophie Morichi of Archivio Picone : The family of Italian designer Giuseppe Picone keep his artistic legacy and contribution to "Made In Italy" alive

by Heather Stewart Feldman When artist, ceramist and fabric and fashion designer Giuseppe Picone passed away in 2008, he left behind a precious gift to Italian craft history. Picone's invaluable artistic legacy and many contributions were key...

If Brushes Were Decor by Cristian Mohaded

Everyday household brushes inspire an entire collection of curious, functional objects.

Nick Meek: Barwa Bank

Nick Meek was commissioned by Agency 222 to shoot this new campaign for Barwa Bank. A fresh look for Nick, he applied his juicy palette while taking a more graphic approach to the Qatari architecture.    

A Classically Modern House in Krakow by PERA studio

A house in Krakow, Poland gets a classically modern interior design.

See No Evil August

Add August 6th to your diaries as it’s time for your next inspiration installment! See No Evil presents and evening with the legendary Why Not Associates. Free entry, prizes & good times! Posted on MotionographerPosted on Motionographer

Living In: Ghost World

I first saw Ghost World when I was entering my freshman year of high school and, in retrospect, it was the perfect film to usher in that period of my life. Based on the Daniel Clowes comic of the same name, the film centers around Enid (Thora Birch), a sarcastic, slightly ...

New Modern Lighting From Cerno

Cerno's latest lineup plays with geometries in a mixture of warm wood and soft shades.

Biz Ladies Profile: Matt Armendariz of Matt Bites

Today’s Biz Ladies Profile comes to us from food photographer and blogger, Matt Armendariz of Mattbites. Matt always knew that his career would revolve around food, someway, somehow, but the leap into his full time photography career was anything but easy.  After a lost job and many hours of freelance ...

News – 7/16/2013

Sappi's Ideas that Matter grant submission deadline is this Friday, 7/19.Type Release creator Sean Mitchell's list of 30 of the most beautiful typefaces released last month.Design Arts Daily interview with illustrator John Hendrix.

Jasmine Takanikos + Benjo’s : Vibrant two-tone shoelaces recall stunning sunrises and sunsets for a dynamic pop of color this summer

Jasmine Takanikos lives a life guided by color. The NYC-based color and branding consultant is known among the creative community for her flawless ability to pair pigments, both in her personal style and for companies like...

Fresh Milk Daily Pick: Modern Wood + Metal Desk Accessory

Swiss industrial designer Julie Richoz designed these desk accessories for Alessi and I’m pretty obsessed with the simplicity and elegance of it. You can insert paper into the double metal frame, which it suspends in air like a floating frame. The beech wood stand holds pencils, paper clips or other ...

Ardbeg Whisky Distillery: We visit the wild island of Islay to discover what makes Scotland’s peatiest single malt so unique

Those familiar with single malts will recognize the tiny, wild island of Islay as the birthplace of Scotland's most heavily peated whiskies. Once home to over 20 distilleries, Islay (pronounced "eye-lay") now hosts just eight, but the few remaining are some of...

Introducing MOO Luxe Stationery

One of our favorite papergoods companies has expanded their Luxe line to include more stationery!

Biz Ladies: 6 Steps for Launching an E-Course

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from regular Biz Ladies contributor, Megan Auman. Megan is an artist, designer, metalsmith, educator, and entrepreneur.  She shares business thinking at Designing an MBA and a behind the scenes look into her studio on her blog.  Her newest e-course is Do/Teach, a six week program that guides artists, designers, ...

Biz Ladies: 6 Steps for Launching an E-Course

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from regular Biz Ladies contributor, Megan Auman. Megan is an artist, designer, metalsmith, educator, and entrepreneur.  She shares business thinking at Designing an MBA and a behind the scenes look into her studio on her blog.  Her newest e-course is Do/Teach, a six week program that guides artists, designers, ...

How Popular Are Mobile Phones Today? [infographic]

Today it seems as though you can’t even throw a stone without hitting someone that has a cellphone. I can recall a time when cellphones were HUGE and hardly anyone had one. No one would feel good having one of those huge clunkers now. The cellphone industry has adapted, changed, ...

Kawika Singson

Kawika Singson n’est pas un photographe comme les autres. Ce photographe affronte les volcans Hawaïens en feu pour obtenir un cliché inédit.

Acute Mirrors by Patrick Kim

Geometric mirrors perfect for hallways with small details that make them more special.

Warby Parker + Ghosty "Curtis" Sunglasses: A special edition eyewear collaboration inspired by Joy Division’s enigmatic frontman

Stage lights can be blinding, so it's no wonder that musicians and sunglasses have always gone together like front-row seats and ringing ears. Socially conscious eyewear brand Warby Parker teamed up with one of our favorite...

What Your Coffee Says About You [infographic]

The other day I was out with some friends to watch the final game between the Spurs and the Heat.  After the game ended–tragically–I went outside to grab us a table.  That was when a guy came up to talk to me. He asked me if I would get tea ...

Where Ideas are Born: Radisson Blu Riverside Hotel

We visit the Radisson Blu Riverside Hotel in Gothenburg, Sweden for a bit of quirk in this edition of Destination Design.

Hand Painted Florals for Textiles

This summer I promised myself that I would spend at least one weekend a month learning a new skill. July is half-way over and I still haven’t been through a full class, but I think I’ve finally found the one that will make me get off my couch and into ...

Type Love: Prohibition

The latest release from Hold Fast Foundry is Prohibition, a sans serif display face that includes sylistic alternates, discretionary ligatures, and multiple language support. Pick it up at MyFonts. Want more type? Check out my type wishlist, c...

Rat’s Piss, a Buddy Creative Brew

Late last year, the folks at Buddy Creative indulged our inner brewers and had a go at making our own beer (oh dear). We appreciate the humor and...Click to read more... »           

Ridley’s Kaleidoscope Playing Cards

A double pack of playing cards in a hinged box. Ideal for seasoned shufflers and novice holders alike. Includes a set of games instructions and all...Click to read more... »           

A Considered Prospect

Words by Stephanie Shih.

Vol. 79 | No. 52

Because nothing screams tourist like asking for a Birra in Madrid, a map of what beer is called throughout Europe....

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