Monthly Archive for July, 2009

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Renegade craft fair

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RENEGADE CRAFT FAIR

EVENTS I’m so mad I’ll be missing the Renegade Craft Fair for the third time! If you guys can make it out tomorrow, it will be held at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center.

Martino&Jaña

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MARTINO&JANA

GRAPHIC DESIGN Martin&Jana is a design group who’s very skilled with arranging typography in a very sophisticated manner. Kudos.

Flavor Paper

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FLAVOR PAPER

ART Flavor paper is an amazing company that creates unique vintage, contemporary and custom silkscreened wallpaper. The prints definitely add a lovely burst of flavor to any surrounding. Check out this video by Cool Hunting that gives us a short tour of the Flavor Paper studio.

Jean shin

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JEAN SHIN

ART This large-scale fabric mural is composed of military uniforms donated from American soldiers. The deconstructed uniforms bring together a community of soldiers and veterans that have served in various wars, from WWII and Korea to Vietnam and Iraq.

Word world

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WORD WORLD

FINDINGS I turned on the TV this morning and came across Word World, a PBS cartoon…and yes I admit, I watched the whole episode. It’s a nicely animated cartoon where all the characters are created with type to teach kids how to spell.

Chalkbot

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CHALKBOT

TYPOGRAPHY Own a piece of the road at the Tour de France by writing a message of hope, inspiration, and encouragement. Your message will be sent to the Nike LIVESTRONG Chalkbot.

Copycat?

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COPYCAT?

FINDINGS Hmmmm…something smells fishy here. via the daily heller.

Getting on the Satorialist

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GETTING ON THE SATORIALIST

FINDINGS Ever wonder what it takes to get photographed for the Satorialist? Here’s a funny step-by-step diagram to increase your chances.

Pleats please

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PLEATS PLEASE

FINDINGS I’m really liking this new campaign for Issey Miyake’s fashion label, Pleats Please. The logo is awesome too.

Public art party

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PUBLIC ART PARTY

EVENTS For those of you in L.A., go and celebrate Yayoi Kusuma’s new work with picnic lunches, video screenings, polka-dot cupcakes, a gallery exhibition, and festivities in the park @ Beverly Hills this Saturday afternoon.