Musings Of A Stationery Designer

Posts Tagged ‘art’

Wonder | Bread

Wonder | Bread

Had to giggle and say “wow” at the same time.. check out artist Catherine McEver… amazing! I run into technical difficulties with paper – can you imagine the patience working with bread?  I wonder if you get to eat all the ones that don’t work out ? photos and inspiration courtesy of Lost At E [...]

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Color | Therapy

Color | Therapy

photo courtesy of tiny white daisies photo courtesy of paper kites photo courtesy of biffybeans flickr

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Fred | Free

Fred | Free

I am smitten with Fred Free’s work.. take the time to look through his work.. I find it fascinating and really love his collage work.

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Beautiful | Trash

Beautiful | Trash

I admire artists who recycle and reuse, creating fabulous art that inspires and makes me rethink art and creativity…  check out  Chris Silva and his  Puerto Rican Trash Arrangements … gorgeous use of color and texture… love open hearts urgery!

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Tiny | Treasure

Tiny | Treasure

SWOON {!} via teachingliteracy

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Typography | Inspiration

Typography | Inspiration

I am still working-between-work to complete my studio move …. its going to be a typographical inspired room. I wanted to share a bunch of great letterpress and screen printed posters I am considering. How could you not be motivated in a room surrounded with this posters? I love it! Have Your Cake Poster By [...]

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Wall | Art

Wall | Art

Smitten with these fabulous vinyl wall graphics…. I am going to put the Paris windows in my studio.  Art Conductor has so many exciting designs… as a stationery designer that is fond of motifs.. this is right up my alley! What a great alternative to a wallpaper – or an ordinary paint job….

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NOLA | Print

NOLA | Print

Being a NOLA girl, I love these prints by artist  Matte Stephens. These would be fantastic in my new studio!

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Stylish | Maintenance

Stylish | Maintenance

Three cheers for Alice Supply Co for making my weekend chores fun and stylish!

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Little | Bird

Little | Bird

I adore these little bird illustrations by Kate Wilson…

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Design | Journal

Design | Journal

I love looking at other designers journals for ideas and inspiration….  this one is from sfgirlbybay. Victoria is such an inspiration on a daily basis for me!

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Photo | Collage

Photo | Collage

Enjoying these photo collages by sicoactiva this morning….

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Tipos | Latinos

Tipos | Latinos

These are 3 of the posters designed for the international exhibit “Tipos Latinos 2010″. 70 typefaces and 8 “fonts in use” works were selected to be part of the show. See more at tiposlatinos.com.

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Type | Print

Type | Print

I love these prints from House Industries… via house inudstries

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Drop | Cap

Drop | Cap

Love these drop caps from Jessica Hische

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Poem | Altered

Poem | Altered

Poems in the pages…. I have really enjoyed this collection of poems by altered books.

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Garamond | Game

Garamond | Game

I am working in black and white this morning. I think Ann-Sofie Donning’s Garamond concentration game is super nifty… great design and typography! via behance

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Smitten | Cardboard

Smitten | Cardboard

I’m smitten with cardboard love in a digital world!

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Staple | Art

Staple | Art

French artist Baptiste Debombourg created these entirely out of staples! Amazing..

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Creative | Photography

Creative | Photography

I really love these black and white photos by Chema Madoz. Brilliant!

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Sweet | Iphone Cases

Sweet | Iphone Cases

AHA! I love this..  from YummyPocket on Etsy! The fantastically cute hand-sewn felt front: this one, modeled after an Etch-a-Sketch. No word on whether you can get your sketch customized, but the same Etsy seller also offers a totally 80’s cassette design. Photography enthusiasts might get a kick out of this realistic-looking iPhone skin, which [...]

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Art & Design Apps | A Few Of My Favs

Art & Design Apps | A Few Of My Favs

My  Pantone is one of my favorite Iphone Apps. Instead of lugging my swatch books to client meetings, I can just pull up this app on my phone now. I also have used it on several occasions when purchasing supplies for client projects or at exhibitions. Super handy! Digital photography never looked so analog. The [...]

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Matryoshka Dolls | In Design

Matryoshka Dolls | In Design

I love these minimalist Pantone Matryoshkas by designer Yar Rassadin. Rassadin, an art-director and product designer out of Moscow, also has a set similar to these in shades of black called Ninja Matryoshka. Bit, byte, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte and terabyte take shape of Matryoshkas to make the right sequence in white, available from Art. Lebedev [...]

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Huset | Savvy Design

Huset | Savvy Design

Huset is chock full of savvy and thoughtful products. I love the collection of unique pieces that they carry – these are some of my favorite finds: 1| Design House Stockholm Carrie Bicycle Basket 2| Allrum’s Decorative Tape 3| Allrum’s Tile Stickers 4| Design House Stockholm Poem Cup Saucer by Katarina Häll 5| Sagaform Porcelain [...]

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