December 2009

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Bumper Fashion Special No. 19

you know, i’ve been skimping on the bumper fashion specials lately, mostly because i haven’t come across a lot of summer stuff that i find very inspiring (especially since at least 90% of what we’re exposed to fashion wise is from the north, where they are now settling into deep…

bokkie

collection of iranian children’s books illustrations by journey round my skull

oooms

oooms is a dutch design company that makes original, quirky & often hilarious products. “We design products, small or big, for ourselves and for others. We focus on high quality and originality.” i want all of these: road kill carpet: Do you know the feeling that you do not want…

root beer

one of the many reasons i love creative people is because they have the best & most original gift ideas. erin jang says, My husband loves good root beer. For his birthday I bought a vintage soda crate and filled it with 24 different kinds of root beer and made…

californ-i-a

these photos make me want to jump into a time machine & be right there on those beaches in the sixties without a care in the world

drop caps

i’ve been holding out on posting about jessica hische’s daily drop cap project, but as she recently updated her website i thought it was fitting. Daily Drop Cap is a project I started in September of 2009 in which I illustrate a decorative letter every day (or at least every…

oupa being shot at

bygone

i decided to start scanning in all our old family photographs, here’s some of the pretty radical images my parents have in their archives.

hello fox

angie & her friend jo have created all this amazing handmade jewellery for the Charity Angel’s flea market Bedfordview Pre-Primary School – 22 Kings Road Bedfordview (across from St Benedicts), 10am to 3pm on sunday the 6 December, THIS sunday. if you’re in the area code go buy some stuff…

i like the cold

once upon a time we took a train trip from prague to füssen then hopped on a bus to hohenschwangau and made our way up the hill to the neuschwanstein castle.

another day

everyday she takes a morning bath, she wets her hair, wraps a towel around her as she’s heading for the bedroom chair – it’s just another day.

van

rocking vans

Once upon a time — or more accurately, back in the 1970s — the van reigned supreme.  Riding in right on the heels of the fading muscle car era, the custom van became the ultimate self-expression vehicle– tricked-out and personalized to show all the world just how your bad self…

beer!

bop & jive

the best thing about looking at old photos of your parents is realising that most everyone is the same when they’re young (beer! braai! party hats! dancing! fun!)

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