A New York City design blog, featuring single serving suggestions of design that Jeannie likes.
Monthly archive May, 2013
Rolls of Paper Sculpted Into Crisp, Lovely, Abstract Forms

Rolls of Paper Sculpted Into Crisp, Lovely, Abstract Forms

Rest your eyes today on these wonderfully simple abstract paper roll sculptures by Mexican artist Ana Bidart— there’s absolutely no additional adornment to these plain rolls, except for the carefully carved lines and chiseled edges, whittling away the bottom of each roll. There’s a sense of slowly progressing decay as each roll loses more and...
Quirky and Cute Individually Hand-Stamped Kokeshi Matches

Quirky and Cute Individually Hand-Stamped Kokeshi Matches

I’m very amused by these quirky, individually hand-stamped matches by Japanese artist Hiromi Hirasaka— everything from the illustrated matchbox to the delicately detailed faces is delightfully weird and precise and adorable. Named Kokeshi Matches after the familiar Japanese wooden dolls, the match faces started off being drawn by hand, and then were updated to stamps...
Vivid, Energetic, Animated GIFs from Motion Addicts

Vivid, Energetic, Animated GIFs from Motion Addicts

The hiatus has gone on for too long– back to the blogging grind, now with some fresh new GIFs from the motion graphics duo at Motion Addicts. Their vivid, energetic GIFs are lovely to look at, especially due to the precise timing on each image: there small, subtle pauses and rushes in the animation that...