I’m writing this post three days into my cross country, design seeking roadtrip. This picutre was taken in Caribu Cafe — a lovely, perhaps overly faux-rustic coffee shop, on the corner of 17th and L in downtown DC. Between eavesdropping and catching up on my very sparse emails, I happened — Continue reading
Daily Archives: June 9, 2008
I love free inspiration. Love it, love it, love it. Which is why I’m a frequent visitor (read: stalker) of Insect 54’s photostream. A graphic design obsession has turned into one of the most well curated collections of typography and layouts from 1954 and beyond. You’ll love it.
Parvez Taj has just introduced some new Kids Paintings; like the Fish #5, Mellow Yellow, and Star Stretched Canvas. Parvez Taj blends the graffiti posted by the children with traditional Moroccan colors.
Using shoe-making skills that have been in her family for generations, Slovenian designer Alja Novak combines modern styling with local materials such as handmade lace from Idrija, a Slovenian town with a three hundred year lace-making tradition, to come up with covetable men’s and women’s shoes and sandals. Novak says — Continue reading
The terms of prospect and refuse, architecturally speaking, refer to the idea of creating within the home areas which allow users to retreat to small, nest-like spaces to conduct private activities (like eating, sleeping, recovering from sickness etc.). Paired with refuse is the idea of prospect. Prospect is created by — Continue reading