12.27.2010

Hats Off



Word up! I'm Panama bound... off to check out the marvels of the canal while chilling out with the sloths and monkeys of Central America (with a Panama hat of course). Here's a little Van Halen action to send me on my way. Sing it David Lee Roth, "PANAMA!"

PS Guess what? Ecuador is the real home of the classic straw hat, but we can always pretend, right?

12.26.2010

Breakfast Club




3 days off = 3 delicious breakfasts. It's been months since the last Breakfast Club. I've been on the go running to work with a piece of toast in hand – not exactly photogenic. So this weekend I took to time to make brunch every morning and ate every last bite without interruption. Heaven.

The Breakfast Club Menu
THE DECADENT Three berry baked brioche french toast with mimosas (um, yes!) THE FRENCHIE Homemade warm buttery croissants with fresh OJ THE CLASSIC Organic bacon, cheesy scrambled eggs and Adrian's super amazing homefries with a side of Architectural Digest.

12.24.2010

It's a Wonderful Life

THE GIFT OF MUSIC THREE HOLIDAY SONGS
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These three jams go perfectly with a little egg nog. Click on the links and have a listen. Happy Holidays.


More great tunes check out this sweet music blog


12.21.2010

Musical Chairs





I was checking out a bunch of new work from Sarah Illenberger this evening and I came across her crazy cute stop motion chair animations. They're super fun. Check them out here on a site simply called Chairs. Move over Bob Fosse, these designer chairs might just choreograph the jazz hands off you.
When on www.chairs-design.com click your favourite chair and watch it rock out.

12.20.2010

High 5



I love dogs. And did you know my little pooch Mick can give high fives too? Soon he'll will be a YouTube sensation with all his rad tricks. He'll totally blow Batman Pug out of the water.

Photo from Teenage Witchery

12.15.2010

12.10.2010

Snow Job








A COLOUR STUDY
Brrr. It's cold in here... inspired by the snow.
Images via 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

12.09.2010

Nice Work







I love COS and now I love them even more since I discovered their magazine. It's a keeper. Designed by Alexander Shoukas, a graphic designer based in Amsterdam. Check out his site for more lovely work and COS's magazine online. It will make you happy.

12.06.2010

Gravure







MAGAZINE TIME GRAVURE
Gravure is a semiannual limited edition new American fashion journal founded by Alex Freund & Lisa Mosko. Pick up an issue at Colette, Opening ceremony, Marks Books or online. First issue was published in 2007.
Gravure (grə-vyʊr') is French, from graver to cut, engrave, from Old French, to make a line, of Germanic origin. First known use: 1893.

12.01.2010









PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE DAY NICK MEEK
I'm smitten by Nick Meek's photography. I can't resist the limited colour palette and beautiful composition of his work. The best part is the wookie slash sasquatch in the first photo. Can you spot it? It's rather amazing.

Originally spotted on Colette.

11.29.2010

Keep Calm







PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE DAY DANIEL FREYTAG
Been enjoying the simple and quiet photos of Daniel Freytag. I spent some time looking at his site when I discovered his series on Bondi Beach (one of my favorite places ever). Daniel also moonlights as a graphic designer and has some lovely work worth checking out. Have a peek here.

11.27.2010

Moon Safari




SHARON LAURILLA
Enjoying a little geometric action and moon scapes by graphic designer Sharon Laurilla. Also loving her gig posters which you can check out here and here. My favorites have to be her posters for The XX and LCD Soundsystem and Beach House. Marvelous!

Can't get enough and want more? Visit her on Tumblr / Flickr / Balance

11.25.2010

Nautical by Nature





Ahoy, matey!
Check out these rad posters from the German sailing festival, Kieler Woche. Arrr, those be lo'ely works o' art Aye, me parrot concurs (said in Pirate speak).

Each year 5 designers are invited to submit their graphic interpretation of sailing & culture. The only criteria is the text must be limited to the festival's title and the year. It's no surprise to see graphic design superstars like Hort, Melchior Imboden, Wim Crouwel, Anton Stankowsk and Michael Engelmann have all contributed. Yar. It's regatta time! Check out more here.