We seem to have a strange fascination with all things mini - from teacup pigs to paintings on sugar cubes. There's something there that warms up our heart with every glance towards that direction. Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida clearly feel the same way. Since 2002, the duo has been photographing a series of playful dioramas combining miniature figurines with various kinds of food. Titled . . .
My colour explosion on Instagram, showcasing inspiration revolving around a single colour. BROWN Featuring: Audrey Kawasaki | Akiko Ida | Bolig Magasinet | Maria A. Aristidou | Alexandria Manson | Swoon Studio | Katrin Wiehle | Adam Hale | Bear Fox Chalk . . .
IT'S CHRISTMAS WEEK! DAY 2/7 Are you at a loss for a new cocktail to entertain your guests with at your Christmas party? Look no further, here's one from A Beautiful Mess. EGGNOG MARTINI Serves 2 usually...but I guess this depends on how many you're each planning on drinking. What is needed: 3 oz eggnog 1 oz vanilla vodka 1/2 oz amaretto Nutmeg and cinnamon sticks for . . .
Drawing: 1. a graphic representation by lines of an object or idea (i.e. drawing a dog) 2. to deduce; infer (i.e. drawing a conclusion). Okay, a pun is clearly ineffective if it requires explanation. That's why I'm leaving the task to expert-punner Jaco Haasbroek, a freelance illustrator and designer based in Cape Town, South Africa. I love this series titled "Food, Object or Animal", . . .
My colour explosion on Instagram, showcasing inspiration revolving around a single colour. ORANGE Featuring: VΞL▲ZCO | Boston.com | AIGA Design | Ryan Romanes | Marcello Barenghi | Wright Kitchen | Fac_610 | Drye | Alex Louisa . . .
This is a 100% appropriate post for a Friday evening. It is about cocktails, convenience and awesome vintage design - is it ticking all the boxes for you? Keep reading... Cody Petts created handy kits for classic beverages such as the Old Fashioned and Daiquiri that fit right into your pocket. They each contain the necessary ingredients to prepare the beverage and a little recipe card. . . .
How many of you buy products that have great packaging, despite whether or not you know anything about it? I'm putting my hand up in agreeance to that. UNELEFANTE is a gift shop with a team that includes a tea sommelier, a botanist and a poet. With this eclectic and certainly unique team, they strive to "transform the ordinary into extraordinary experiences" with a variety of whimsical items . . .
Triangles are synonymous with Toblerone when it comes to confectionery. Using the knowledge of this iconic shape, Artistic director Maxime Damo and copywriter Gilles André created a series of four prints using the headline “the main piece of your films”. Can you guess which movies these posters are portraying? [Answers in white, highlight for a sneak peek] - Titanic, Taxi . . .
Okay, who of you knew that bananas could ever look like this? I am a fan of the banana (no sexual innuendo intended) and have one for breakfast each day - and even I had not seen it in its full potential. Romanian artist Dan Cretu takes the ripe fruit and carves patterns through its skin, the paints them to give each one its one unique character and personality. . . .
It's such a refreshing change to go into a place and see that every single corner has been branded properly. #designsnob you might say (accentuated by the cool hashtagging and all), but that's what working in an agency for years does to you. Roots & Bulbs does it exactly that - London's first cold pressed juice bar - with the help of branding agency Robot Food. Juicing is the industry to be . . .