Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The Beauty of Life

Artist Hilary Pfeifer is working on an installation project inspired by William Morris wallpaper. The various components will be created from salvaged materials and they double as jewelery!

posted by Jessica

Monday, August 16, 2010

Oh i'd love to have a cuppa with Cath. I bet she'd KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON!


Placements of animals are everywhere. Love the cat but don't tell molly!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Unexpected Patterns

images via WebEcoist

When I first discovered these images they struck me as beautiful, but I wasn't quite sure what I was looking at. It took me a moment before I realized I was looking at airplane graveyards.

posted by jessica

Friday, August 6, 2010

ReForm School

Am I out of the loop for just having discovered ReForm School? I don't know, but I have just found it and love it!

posted by rebekah

Artist Feature: Alexander Girard

Alexander Girard (May 24, 1907 – 1993) was born in
New York City, USA, to an American mother from Boston and a French-Italian father. He was raised in Florence, Italy. A graduate of the Royal School of Architecture in Rome, Girard refined his skills in both Florence and New York. Girard is widely known for his contributions in the field of American textile design, particularly through his work for Herman Miller (1952 to 1975), where he created fabrics for the designs of George Nelson and Charles and Ray Eames. His work also includes designing the La Fonda del Sol Restaurant in New York (1960), the Herman Miller Showplace: T&O (Textiles and Objects) (1961), Braniff Airlines (1965). and the Girard Foundation (1962), which houses his extensive folk art collection. He and his wife, Susan Girard, amassed a remarkable collection of artifacts comprising of folk art, popular art, toys, and textiles from around the world, which is displayed through the Girard Foundation, founded 1962.
*Taken from Wikipedia*

posted by rebekah
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