Friday, June 27, 2008

Little Factory

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The perfect scarf to hang up next to your new 'hello' doormat! Buy them here in black or white. There's also uppercase and lowercase letters available, but they seem to be having some trouble keeping up with the demand.

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Lovely bright felt typographic rugs from John Pour Home.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Ubiki - Rawr!


I just found this great print after Holly mentioned his work. According to Ubuki "Rawr!" is what monsters say when they're hungry/want a hug. I couldn't agree more!
There are more gorgeous images on Ubiki's Etsy shop.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

I Want to be a Coal Miner

Some lovely illustrations from I Want to be a Coal Miner.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Beautiful Book

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I Am The Friction is a collaboration between Jez Burrows and Lizzy Stewart of the Evening Tweed collective. It looks like a beautiful book - printed dos-à-dos with the help of a trusty gocco printer. (I can only aspire to this kind of quality, my prints are still turning out pretty rough. But it's inspiring to know someone has produced covers this fantastic with one!) One half of the book is composed of short stories inspired by illustrations, while the other contains illustrations inspired by short stories. I wonder if they know each others work so well that they will turn out to be pretty similar though? Apparently they will be available soon, watchthis space.

Spotted thanks to the lovely Freshly Blended

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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Rob Ryan. Yes, again.

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I'm sure there are a few people who might be getting a bit sick of me going on and on about Rob Ryan but I thought the other, saner people out there might like to know that he's opening a SHOP! YAY! It's at 126 Columbia Road London. It will be open every Sunday 8am til 4pm from June 29th onwards.

Thursday, June 05, 2008

Copying is Rubbish

We live in a country where roughly 4 billion* design and creative graduates are about to spill out onto the streets from a bottomless list of educational institutions. Quite a few of them are probably quite good, too. So where's the missing link? Because there seems to be countless 'creative' departments that are being anything but at the moment. Creative Review have highlighted a few eye-watering moments on their blog recently, and I have to say BMW's latest "effort" just made me wince. Some agencies have even started recycling their own work. What's going on?

Rant over. Thank you for listening.

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