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Daily Archives: July 8, 2013

For the Beer Drinker, a Telling Glass

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
For the Beer Drinker, a Telling Glass

Anyone who thinks clever designing is a deadly serious business will need to think again after seeing this 16 pint beer glass, hilariously named Beer Goggles. As anyone with modest drinking experience can attest, the world (and its inhabitants) begin to look a bit different after a few—and this simple — Continue reading

The Graphic Art of Parvez Taj

Categories: Art + Graphics
The Graphic Art of Parvez Taj

The Los Angeles-based artist Parvez Taj has gained notice and acclaim for his boldly innovative, yet accessibly-priced paintings. Using water-based paint, photographs and digital media, Taj creates richly layered compositions that incorporate a range of graphic imagery—informed by the natural world, iconic symbols, pattern, and typography. With particular attention to — Continue reading

Beachy Graphics from Kate Spade

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Beachy Graphics from Kate Spade

Simple pleasures don’t have to be devoid of flair. Just in time for the heat of summer comes Kate Spade’s striking beach (or picnic) blanket, decked out in black-and-white and the brand’s signature zig zag pattern. Part of the Kate Spade Saturday line, this 40×70″ lightweight canvas blanket is lined — Continue reading

Monochrome Globes from Japan’s Drill Design

Categories: Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Monochrome Globes from Japan’s Drill Design

Adding a contemporary spin to traditional orb globes is this faceted Blank Globe, part of the Geografica series of paper globes by Japan’s Drill Design. Sold in a flat pack, the lightweight cardboard design is easy to assemble and, when assembled, tilts at the exact angle (23.4 degrees) of the — Continue reading