March 2009

The Last Moon

The Last Moon is a new collaboration between Paul Rentler and Lonny Hurley (who is always great).  Their new “Skull” art print is a 25″ x 25″ screenprint, has an edition of only 20, and is $40.  Expect to see a lot of cool stuff from these guys in the… Read More »The Last Moon

Margot Quan Knight

Via DesignYouTrust: The work of American artist Margot Knight sticks in the mind: a strange parallel universe of double takes and playful, sometimes dark, surrealism. She draws inspiration from a rich history of photographic artists who focus on the body and her parents’ medical textbooks. She says, “I begin with objects… Read More »Margot Quan Knight

Nordic Roots

This poster is beautiful. I love things that have good texture (especially if they look like old paper) and this one in particular is very simple and effective. I’m also a sucker for hearts. However, I can’t for the life of me figure out who the artist is, but it… Read More »Nordic Roots

Light Up Your Lungs

Well, that’s one way to get the message across, crafty! This can only be an ad campaign against smoking and lung cancer I presume.

Body Type

Fun type by Barcelona-based design studio VanilaBCN.  I wish these were screened on tees…they would be oh so cool.

Metacarpaling

Metacarpaling by art student, Jeff Beckman.  Passion never translates well between two skeletons. And just for fun, fill in the blank:  Metacarpaling is the anatomical term for __________.    

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Jane Austen meets zombies in what WIRED magazine calls a “faithful reworking” of the literary classic Pride and Prejudice.  Just imagine Elizabeth Bennet fighting a legion of flesh-eating zombies all while falling in love with the arrogant Mr. Darcy.  And if you can’t visualize, the book comes complete with 20… Read More »Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Heart Lamp

Here is a lovely Heart lamp designed by Lígia Carteiro.  The concept behind this lamp comes from a Portuguese saying “cold hands, warm heart”, which means those who have cold hands have a warm heart because they’re in love.  How sweeeeeeeet. Made from white porcelain to offer a pleasurable touch… Read More »Heart Lamp

Bodylicious X and Y

This creation by Japanese designer Hiroshi Tsunoda was inspired by Nyotaimori, a tradition where food is presented on a naked woman’s body and used as a tray.  Nyotaimori is also referred to as body sushi, and requires the person to practice laying for hours without moving.  These 3-set ceramic his… Read More »Bodylicious X and Y