Shine On

First of all, I know this is a Pantene ad. I’m more of an Aveda devotee myself, but I may have to rethink that. Because Pantone did a good thing here with this ad, I’m and delighted the 13 million people have already discovered that. (Although, I’m curious why it took me over a month to discover it. Sorry. Wait – NOT sorry!) This one hits close to home, and I for one aim to change my ways.

Today’s Track – Busy Earnin’, Jungle

Back to reality. While it’s always nice to come home after a wonderful adventure & sleep in one’s own bed, I gotta be honest: it’s tough to get my head back in the game @ work. Here goes… Busy Earning by Jungle from their self titled album, 2014.

Jungle Album Cover

 

Grands Graphiques

These amazing environmental graphics were designed by Paris-based Sébastien M for the the School of Environmental Management & Engineering (EME), located just outside of Rennes, France. They have a kind of retro vibe (well, if you consider the ’80’s retro), that feels current without being contrived. It’s a feat to design something that’s both youthfully relevant and deftly sophisticated; yet he’s accomplished just that. Bravo!

French supergraphics

Today’s Track – Le Soleil est près de moi, Air

Halfway through my vacation, I find myself blissed out in Provence; soaking up rays, sipping rosé, surrounded by people I adore. I think this instrumental (yes, it’s borderline muzak, but i don’t care) from my favorite French group captures the mood nicely. Le Soleil est près de moi (“The Sun Is Near Me”) by Air, from the album of the same name, 1997.

Air Le Soleil est près de moi

Fall Winter 2015 Trend Teaser from Design Options

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From Design Options, a fabulous CA-based color forecasting company: a preview of upcoming trends for the Autumn / Winter 2015-2016 season. Just a little taste of what’s to come for women, men, kids and home…

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Images courtesy of WeConnectFashion, an awesome company that helps fashion companies succeed through business networking, market research & fashion industry know-how.

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Browsing Colette

Random bits from a perusal through Colette, the tony Parisian shop known for their unabashed urbanity and cheeky “camp-meets-couture” style.

Air of Paris Candle, €30
Air of Paris Candle, €30
Sacai Sweater, 595
Sacai Sweater, €595
Ice Cream Notebook
CHOUX A LA CREME ice cream notebook, €15
Charlotte Olympia Court Shoes, €670
Charlotte Olympia Court Shoes, €670
Vanina "un peu" bracelet, €38
Vanina “un peu” bracelet, €38
If This Is House I want My Money Back CD, €19
If This Is House I want My Money Back CD, €19
SELIMA X PAMELA LOVE sunglasses, €280
SELIMA X PAMELA LOVE sunglasses, €280
Shrimps Clutch, €225
Shrimps Clutch, €225
Smartbulle Umbrella, €10
Smartbulle Umbrella, €10
Dandy Wooden Cube, €50
Dandy Wooden Cube, €50
 Set of 10 carambars, €2.50
Set of 10 carambars, €2.50
Bambi Chair, €585
Bambi Chair, €585
Causse Gloves, €325
Causse Gloves, €325

 

 

 

 

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