Tag Archives: design

Sven Brasch

The Danish artist Sven Brasch (1886-1970) created some of the best posters of the period 1910-1940 The site presents few examples, 17 only, of his art works for Hollywood movie posters, posters for events, magazine and book covers, ads from … Continue reading

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Joy Ang

Joy Ang is a Canadian multi-artist: illustrator, photographer and designer. On her portfolio there are few, but lovely, whimsical illustrations, sketchbook images, design projects, and photos. She also started a blog with craft projects, the crafty joy, with images of … Continue reading

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Recycled Words

Will Ashford searches for interesting discarded old books. Then he explores each page of the book hunting for words. That’s just part of the process of his artwok Recycled Words: At some unpredictable point along the way, in my mind, … Continue reading

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Classics of everyday design

On November 9, 2006 Jonathan Glancey started a blog at the Guardian Unlimited‘s Arts blog dedicated to the Classics of everyday design. The almost weekly articles keep going updated, and now there are 40 (and counting) Classics of everyday design. … Continue reading

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Book shelves with a bench by Stanislav Katz

If I had space and money, I would love to have one of those book shelves with a bench, designed by Stanislav Katz. And in the case of having both, and the oportunity to buy it, I would change the … Continue reading

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Take-G Toys

I don’t remember having seen wood toys prettier than those by take-g toys. Takeji Nakagawa, aka Take-G, creates adorable toys and crafts, like the wonderful wood robots. The robots and his other crafts are actually art works, sold only at … Continue reading

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Friday Cat Blogging Stuff

Here are my collection of links with cats, specially saved to blog today. And before you run away complaining “Oh no, cat pictures!”, take a look on the images and their descriptions. They have cats, of course, but they aren’t … Continue reading

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Si Scott

The image above is one of the wonderful hand drawn illustrations made by Si Scott . The art director and designer creates beautiful ads with using lines and typography. That illustration was made for Resonate series, a new monthly music … Continue reading

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Les Maîtres de L’affiche

One more stunning collection from The New York Public Library: Les maîtres de l’affiche. Les Maîtres de L’affiche (The posters) was a French “monthly publication with reproductions of the most beautiful illustrated posters of the great artists, French and foreign, … Continue reading

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The Italian Food Collection

The agency Cayenne Italia produced a brilliant campaign for Italian Instituto per il Commercio Estero (Institute for the Promotion of Foreign Trade) highlighting two remarkable Italian products, known for their excellent quality: food and fashion. The campaign “The Italian Food … Continue reading

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