My favorite type has smiling turnips, cats with party hats and french presses! Love these recent Letterpress prints by UK illustrator Gemma Correll. I can't stop admiring all the fun details and shapes! Find the Ampersand print in her etsy shop here.
Author: jamie shelman
Introducing my recent collaboration with Miss Amy of Pikaland to announce our first ever Pikaland Bootcamp! Structured into two online courses (beginning June 1st) with weekly assignments aimed at making your best art and how to successfully promote it online! We've been hard at work for the last several months gathering — Continue reading
We almost flipped when we saw the article about The Jane Hotel on the front page of the NY Times yesterday after just having stayed there last week. Our experience was more garlicky than the Times rose garden view. Every time we went to the bathroom there was some bald — Continue reading
(image source: Sint Netels ) FMB Tires There's still something nice about handmade, even in the world of bicycle tires. In races that are 1 day in length such as the Paris-Roubaix and other spring classics it is of supreme importance that one's tires be dependable to a fault. One man, — Continue reading
Paris Roubaix is this Sunday, a one day 150+ mile cycling race over roads as old as the Roman occupation made out of large poorly fitted cobblestones and filled with muck mud and blinding dust. It runs from Paris to the small northern town of Roubaix where it finishes at — Continue reading
Recently came across this book Everything I Need to Know I learned from a Children's Book by Anita Silvey. A well presented and precise journey through various iconic children's books by some of the worlds literary and not-so literary greats describing in their words the profound influence and guidance that — Continue reading
Love these recent Kate Spade ads! The car as an art object instead of a mass-produced get you there vehicle! The BMW 2002 was all about the Bauhaus tenet that form follows function. Would anybody care if she was sitting on the roof of a silver Toyota Corolla?! See more — Continue reading
A beautiful new book by Rizzoli on the making of Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox. As whimsical and unique as the film. This is one to treasure! Read more at Pentagram
Dolomites photo by HdB1973 Merrell's Wilderness Hiking Boots are one of those items that were founded on such a sound and simple idea, the thought that form should follow function and that quality should transcend quantity, are still around after having existed in one form or another for almost a century. Made — Continue reading
Love the pen and brush work of London based artist Cornelia O'Donovan. The artwork is full of seemingly mischievous little creatures. Don't let your feet hang from under the duvet at night, lest you find these little critters eyeing them lustfully.
Tim Burton Exhibition by Trish Mayo Tim Burton exhibition at MoMa, NYC by djtomdog Photo of a Tim Burton sketch by navema There was total chaos at the Tim Burton Exhibition at MoMa NYC (up thorugh April 26th) due to a non-presentation of proper procedure, at least not visually (and in an art museum nonetheless!) — Continue reading
photo by Your Secret Admiral photo by hibisanpo photo by jamieshelman At Mast Brother's Chocolate the packaging meets and sometimes exceeds it's content. Wallpaper-esque with some mimicking William Morris. We've even held onto our packaging as a collectible piece of art long after the chocolate has delightfully disappeared. It's clean and simplistic presentation never fails to impress. — Continue reading
"Cars: Freedom, Style, Sex, Power, Motion, Colour, Everything" By Stephen Bayley Excited to come across this clean and elegant presentation of vintage cars ranging from the Model T to the 2003 BMW 5 series. We were immediately drawn to the taupe suede cover and minimalist black and white photography which — Continue reading
Ace Hotel lobby, NYC Ace Hotel Lobby, NYC (facing the Breslin) photos and artwork by us We recently had the pleasure of staying at Ace Hotel NYC. For anyone with an ability to imagine, the lobby invited a sense of fantasy, like a movie set, with dark paneled walls and — Continue reading
In our world of more more more and 'the next big thing' the few things that survive this sense of not enough and 'I only want it if it's new' are truly worth mentioning. One of these simple and timeless items that will still be around when we are — Continue reading