All posts tagged: Illustration

Myrtle Illustrated

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i always look forward to hearing from Whitney of LA-based Myrtle because the seasonal lookbooks for her fantastic shop are a thing of beauty. this time was no different, except it WAS different – because instead of using talented photographers, Whitney commissioned six artists to illustrate the FW13 lookbook. I’ve been privileged to work with some wonderful […]

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Biodiversity Heritage Library

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i thought i’d share a little resource with you today. if you’re into dabbling around with imagery, need inspiration for visual projects or graphic design moodboards or whatever – you might be interested in the Biodiversity Heritage Library. they have hundreds (thousands?) of hi-res images from a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries. you can […]

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Katrin Coetzer: Honeymoon

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living in Cape Town allows me to see the work of some of my favourite local artists in person, and Katrin Coetzer is one of them (who you may have seen me mention on the blog a few times – and you will probably remember her gorgeous wedding). she’s currently showing her latest exhibition Honeymoon […]

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Windows of New York

ooooooooh i LOVE projects like this!! graphic designer José Guizar illustrates and shares one window a week for his Windows of New York project. did i tell you we’re going to NYC for our honeymoon? so whenever i see anything NYC related i get even more excited. Says José, The Windows of New York project is a […]

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Daily Dishonesty

Lauren Hom contacted me about her Daily Dishonesty project which is simply super rad. she’s a graphic designer based in NYC who started a series of hand lettered posters that document the little lies she tells herself on a regular basis. i can definitely relate to all of them. she also takes on weekly guest posts – […]

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Catch Up: Art & Design

always love Bernadette Pascua’s fashion sketches: Helsinki Food Company by Werklig: a botanical series by Carla Fuentes: identity design for Millswyn by Cornwall: cute ceramics by Miga de Pan: awesome design work by The Company You Keep: illustrations by Grace Lee: Bonnard macaron packaging design by Anagrama: more cool work by Rose Blake: identity design for Sweet Greek by Studio Brave: illustrations by Luci Everett: identity design for The […]

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Playlist / Painting

Rose Blake is a brilliant illustrator whose new portfolio website i was perusing when i noticed a link inviting you to buy her paintings, leading me to a little project she calls Playlist / Painting. basically Rose makes a painting and then also compiles a playlist to go along with it. unfortunately for me Spotify […]

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Put it on paper

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i’ve been seeing some nice paper related goods around lately – notecards, prints, what have you. and since it’s almost the season to send someone a nice card or buy someone a nice print for christmas i thought i’d help you along with some suggestions. banquet atelier & workshop has really beautiful geometric cards, neon […]

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Essie Letterpress Limited Ed.

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when i was at Kamers vol Geskenke last weekend the best tent had all my favourite cape town creatives & shops in it – Skermunkil, Artymiss, Good Clothing, Mr & Mrs etc. Essie Letterpress was one of them – a stationery company i’m always excited to see at markets & events in and around Cape […]

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