Archive | December, 2009
Yea, that’s right. You thought you’d never see this… the words “Restoration Hardware” and “bargain” together. Now, I absolutely love the store. There’s some really beautiful items, but you pay premium bucks for such quality. Well, here’s something you can buy for an absolute steal at Restoration Hardware. A Carpenter’s Folding Ruler for $4. It […]
I wonder if the goggle industry doesn’t like Google because people now will allows misspell “goggle”. I have the hardest time typing “goggle”. Every single time I try to spell it out, I type in “google”. You try it now. The goggles shown above are currently 50% off at Restoration Hardware. $12.
Hopefully everyone whom (or who?) I sent a Christmas card this year has already received it. If you didn’t get a card, then send me your postal address some time and I’ll put you on the list for 2010. The final card (front and back) can be seen at my Flickr page (it’s grouped with […]
The NativityTheophanes the Cretan1546egg tempera paintingStavronikita Monastery, Mt. Athos (where it still resides) The Birth of Jesus Christ (ESV, English Standard Version)Luke 2:1-20 2:1 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration when  Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 […]
New Banksy paintings sighted in Camden Town.
Josh Finkle’s “extinct toys” are incredible. From his website: Handcrafted wooden toys of recently extinct animals. I selected these four creatures for their beautiful shapes and patterns. Choosing an anthropomorphic approach, I designed them with simplified, humanistic shapes and statures. Once unfolded, the packaging becomes an information graphic about the animal inside. These toys are […]
I like the dark gray felt look that’s going on over at designglut.com. There’s some design decisions on their masthead that I’m not 100% happy about, but I really like the overall feel of the textures. A year ago I was going to use dark, dark gray felt for my design portfolio, but wound up […]
Check out this trippy shelf by Bjrn Jrund Blikstad, a newly educated furniture designer with a masters degree from 2009 from Oslo National Academy of the Arts. My mind is blown.
After the previous post, I got to thinking that the best kind of bed would not be of the Millennium Falcon variety, but rather an AT-AT. A little Google search pulled up a bunch of results where some guy built a monsterous AT-AT bed. It’s a bit unrealistic unless you live in an airplane hangar. […]