Who knows what's going on in the world these days? I would've thought that we'd be taking steps forward instead of leaps backward. During times like these, it's easy to get into a spiral of negativity, gloom, and doom. However... Instead of focusing on the negative, we should do what we can to make our own positive impact in the world. Play our part in making the world a little better each . . .
Berlin-based greeting card designer and freelance illustrator Charly Clements creates the most adorable series titled 'Real Life Lines'. She puts personality into a whole range of inanimate objects, imagining the things they said if they had a voice. The simplest of doodles breathes life into each of them and certainly puts a smile on one's face. Other than the awesome . . .
When things get busy, it's hard to find the time to sit down and start drawing. Once in a while, you need a little inspiration and when I see things like this...it certainly works magic on my motivation. Throughout Angela Chan's notebook are beautifully detailed hand-drawn patterns. There's something about patterns that is so therapeutic...and suddenly the world seems bright and shiny . . .
What do you do when you have an hour to burn before some of your favourite people touchdown in Shanghai? #myhandsneedmorespeed #drawingliketheflash I always heard that according to psychologists, if your friendship lasts past 7 years, it will last forever. I just tried to find scientific proof of this online and in all honesty, the most credible source for this was either Pinterest or . . .
IT'S CHRISTMAS WEEK! DAY 3/7 Today, I have a game for you - SPOT THE PANDA. Loving this little festive puzzle by Gergely Dudás, via @Picame. Put your hands up and boast about it in the comments section once you've found the little guy. Edit: My mistake, the illustration is created by Hungarian artist Gergely Dudás and not Càl Fox as originally written. This has apparently turned into . . .
This series of tableware would definitely be on my wishlist if I wasn't still skipping my way across the world every couple of years. David Shrigley, Turner prize nominated and Fourth Plinth commissioned British artist, designed his first ceramics collection for the Gallery at Sketch in London as part of the restaurant's program of artist collaborations. "I'm delighted to be working . . .
I'm a little obsessed with post-its. My desk is covered in them. Most handy little invention ever - thank you 3M! You can imagine my elation when I saw these...FOR THOSE WITH BIG IDEAS. The secret nerd inside me popped out and screamed in joy. Best. No clue what I would actually ever use them for, but that's completely beside the point... via Design Milk . . .