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attribute portraits

i bookmarked these portraits by jelmar geertsma before i even had the blog, and by some happy circumstance rediscovered them this week when i was trawling through old favourites on a mission to find something else (don’t you love it when that happens?) things organised neatly and portraiture all in one = yes. jelmar explains,

series of portraits i’m making of my family … the portraits are made up of attributes that each of us have for our hobbies or work. the upper-right corner shows painted portraits as well, which are painted by my father.

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brand name pencils

a website dedicated entirely to brand name pencils. this is why i love the internet!

you will learn interesting bits of informaiton like this,

WWII-era pencils have very distinct cardboard or plastic ferrules . Metals were needed for the war effort so a hard cardboard or plastic replaced the nickel or brass previously used to house the eraser.

found via tim siedell aka @badbanana – the funniest man on twitter. follow him n-o-w.

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book of lists

book of lists by mia nolting.

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this and this

this picture (left) from asos. every time i look at it i think “don’t go, winter! don’t gooooo!” they also have a great online magazine, did you know that? now you do. and ad campaigns, shot by the selby. sigh.

this outfit from totokaelo (aaaaaah)

this poster

these pictures of holidaying in croatia. balls.

this fox.  mid sneeze or mid giggle? we’ll never know.

this picture, so much

this place. holy shit, right?

this room.

this toasted cheese sarmie. get in me belly.

this flipping mulberry bag. flip. flip!

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vintage playthings

you know i’m a sucker for this kind of thing. by caterina gabelli.

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colour me in

the kind of book i would have pored over as a kid (albeit strangely dark & trippy)

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i like american music

very nice collection of historic american sheet music cover illustrations (love that fox)

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A.P.C.

autumn 2011

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