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Daily Archives: July 16, 2013

More Wordplay from Anthony Burrill

Categories: Art + Graphics
More Wordplay from Anthony Burrill

English graphic designer Anthony Burrill has made a career out of translating uplifting aphorisms into the kind of simple typographic woodblock prints meant to foster and induce creativity—while also looking terrific hanging above a desk. His latest word compositions include a quote by Virginia Woolf (below), commissioned by Monk’s House, — Continue reading

On Spanish Soil, Pooling Old and New

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
On Spanish Soil, Pooling Old and New

The Spanish island of Formentera is the setting of this ravishing pool and deck design, recently completed by architect Marià Castelló Martínez. Created to visually and literally connect two century-old houses, the exceedingly reductive design seeks to be a visual counterpoint to the ubiquitous rugged stone which characterizes the island’s — Continue reading

New Toy Blocks from House Industries

Categories: Kids + Baby
New Toy Blocks from House Industries

The Delaware type foundry House Industries has announced its fall and winter 2013 offerings, and it includes the Big and Tall Block Collection, a set of wooden toy blocks which feature numbers, letters and graphic repeat patterns. A collaboration with the Michigan toy maker Uncle Goose, the handsome set is — Continue reading