Thursday, September 22, 2011


Markus Raetz's typography sculpture turned optical illusion, yes and no can co-exist in perfect harmony. The Swiss-born artist has made a collection of sculptures that also play on the viewer's vantage point.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

The Red Balloon

The Red Balloon, originally from 1967, starts with a boy blowing a balloon. It takes off and turns into an apple, a flower, a butterfly, a flower and an umbrella. Draw only in red and black it will excite children and grown ups (and designers!). Hardback book without words. 

Animated Aphabet

Alphabet 2 is a top-notch animated alphabet from Italian creative firm n9ve directed by Alessandro Novelli. I love everything about this.

Rail Car Converted into Mobile Garden

This car circled Chicago’s elevated downtown loop for five hours with several additional cars decorated with numerous other art installations.

Pin and Thread Illustrations by Debbie Smyth

Debbie Smyth is textile artist most identifiable by her statement thread drawings; these playful yet sophisticated contemporary artworks are created by stretching a network of threads between accurately plotted pins. Her work beautifully blurs the boundaries between fine art drawings and textile art, flat and 3D work, illustration and embroidery, literally lifting the drawn line off the page in a series of “pin and thread” drawings.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Amnesty International Bank Notes

A poster was produced with all bank notes from some Latin American countries like Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, Uruguay and Peru, between others. Each piece was realized over a Bank note of each country, which was illustrated by one representative artist, the profits were handed to Amnesty International.
Banknotes have been chosen as they are an embodiment of the dominant narrative of each nation and what is considered most important. Using bank notes as inspiration presents a platform for independent voice in approaching issues such as economic problems, exclusion and nationalism.{via}

El Mac New Mural in Bristol

Happy Birthday Amy!

The final video and song recorded by Amy Winehouse dropped on Wednesday (September 14), her birthday. You will be missed!!!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Mustache Comb

Since I don't have hair maybe I can use this mustache comb for my beard and mustaches. 

Nipple lights by Naama Arbel

The felt pieces by designer Naama Arbel have silicon covers over the switches and LED light source. These lamps are turned on when you pull their nipples. {via}

Lets Dance Today!

Moustaches Make A Difference

A beautiful ad campaign by TBWA Singapore "Moustaches Make A Difference." An initiative to show its support for research against prostate cancerMany examples in the sequel to Super Mario, Einstein Gandhi.

Embroidered type

Embroidered type work by work by sisters, Maricor and Maricar Manalo. Amazing. More of their work  here. 

Friday, September 2, 2011

New Work by Miso

Check out new work by Miso. Melbourne, Australia.

Thank You Bag by Hassan Rahim

Mr. Rahim is a Los Angeles art director with several very pleasant portfolio items. I am especially intrigued by this leather "thank you bag". {via}


 I am  in love with Half an Hour clock. Although the arms look like they will be trapped, they pass through to the outside and still function. {via}


Three sculptures and installations by Japanese artist Takeshi Kawano. They represent the issue of global warning and the animals whom are disappearing as a result. Absolutely stunning pieces.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

CMYK T-shirts

CMYK tees from W+K Studio for design nerds like myself.  $25 a piece from W+K’s online store.

A Woman Made of Candles

Little bit creepy but quite amazing. This wax woman embedded with candle wicks was made by A.F.Vandevorst.