Archive for January, 2012

Sol Lewitt.

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

A hero. Some work from his ABCD series.

Too clever by far.

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

A crumbling building is lined with a wooden structure, making it liveable again. Too clever by far. By.

 

ABC.

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

A great book of old animal stamps from a Swedish bank. See it here.

Soviet Bus Stops.

Monday, January 30th, 2012

A series of photographs depicting fairly brutalist bus stops, and a few more decorative ones.

Go Dutch (ii).

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Adviz is a wonderful treasure trove of old Dutch graphics. From posters & packaging, to letterheads & book covers. It’s not the easiest to navigate but in a way that makes your finds even more surprising!

From Russia with Love.

Monday, January 30th, 2012

A nice fat collection of old Soviet postcards. Right here.

Scrapbook of the Week.

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Found in Tajikistan, this scrapbook is filled with old Soviet graphics. 84 pages of them! see them all here.

Richard Tuttle.

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Olivetti.

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Olivetti have a strong design heritage (check out this post on their offices). Here you will find a great collection of graphic design produced for the company.

 

Samples.

Friday, January 27th, 2012

A few old paper sample books. Very pleased with these.

Leadholder.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

An online drafting pencil museum. Full of pencils, ads & catalogues. This is a fine example.

 

Combersation.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

By Virgin Honey.

Do Not Disturb.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Visit here for a collection of Do Not Disturb signs from around the world. Some old, some new, some nice, some less so.

Small Elephants.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

A fabric designed in 1975 for Heals, by Neil Bradburn. Via V&A.

 

Rabbit with Curlers.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

By Nancy Fouts.

Nathalie Du Pasquier.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Nathalie’s sculptures are like little rooms & dioramas of very neat spaces.

Trollied.

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Beautiful, useful carts for play & display. By La Clinica & Ilot.

Maskull Lasserre

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Stacks of books framed. A brilliantly simple idea which you could do on your walls. By.

Light fantastic.

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Pendant lamps currently being coveted. Work by Michael Anastassiades &  Bec Brittain.

Things.

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Old things, new things, things for us & things for you.

Spot on.

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Thomas Downing painted a fine line of dots way before Damien Hirst.

Science & Technology.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

1474 science & tech ads from the mid century. Right here.

Sarah Bridgland.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Our friend Sarah has some new work in an exhibition called Kaleidoscope, opening today (18th January) at Patrick Heide. More paper cut genius & aesthetically acute wall pieces.

 

Trunk call.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Letter pressed tree trunks from Brian Nash Gill.

Fun house.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Currently on show in Paris (at Le 104) By Leandro Erlich, a giant mirror reflects a full scale house model, which gallery visitor can climb on. Clever & fun! via Lonely Planet magazine.