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At Home With Vacation Days

By On January 24, 2014

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Perfectly Palm Springs: Modernism Week 2013

By On February 13, 2013

I’m joining an amazing team of Instagram-loving bloggers this weekend in Palm Springs for Modernism Week, including Alissa Walker (Dwell, Fast Company, GOOD, Wired), Angela Elias of CasaSugar, Bobby Solomon of The… Read More

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Another Dimension: Paper Infographics by Pattern Matters

By On May 2, 2012

Singapore design team, Pattern Matters, just upped the ante in the realm of infographics with these dimensional pieces carefully crafted using Adobe Illustrator to plan things out and good ole construction paper,… Read More

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A Hiker’s Dream Rug

By On March 23, 2012

The Angela Adams Forest Floor Treasure Tapestry is absolutely wild, a surreal spillage of colour and shapes inspired both by the forest and ocean floor. Love it.… Read More

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Ten of Three Hundred and Sixty-Five

By On February 22, 2012

A year of quotes matched to photography: 365 Quotes by Julian Bialowas… Read More

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A Man of All Ages: Paul Revere Williams

By On February 12, 2012

“California represented an acceptance of both him, as an African-American and his work. Maybe Southern California was the only place he could have achieved all this.” -Robert Timme, dean of the USC… Read More

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Smoke Tissue Boxes for W-Works

By On January 25, 2012

Holy smokes, this packaging design (Smoke Tissue Boxes) by Je Sung Park for W-Works is awfully clever, both from a visual perspective and also considering how nicely they stack and interlock together.… Read More

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The Tree Series by Matt Leavitt

By On August 30, 2011

Besides dropping into food related shops and markets, we didn’t have a strong inclination to go shopping while in Portland. It seems silly to fly up to such beautiful natural surroundings and… Read More

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The Masochistic Dreamer: Valentina Rosselli

By On August 29, 2011

Fashioned and coiffed after silent film actress Louise Brooks, imaginary graphic novel photojournalist Valentina Rosselli has battled the villain gallery of “Nazis, astronauts, 17th century pirates, and leather-booted Czarist Cossacks” and has… Read More

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The Best $5 I Spent in New Orleans

By On July 25, 2011

It would be all too easy to pass by this historical gem located in the Vieux Carre Historic District of New Orleans French Quarters, as the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum is appropriately… Read More