Brush with Greatness

How cute are these handlettered-looking fonts from the Creative Market!?! (As always, click to shop!)

Pleasures by Niki Laatz, $18
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Lovefern  by Angie Makes, $15
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Bonjour by Niki Laatz, $18
Manhattan Darling by Calllie Hegsrom, $15
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Heathrow by Angie Makes, $15
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Hustle by Graphic Box, $12
Introblues by Dhan Studio, $10
Bastina by Katsia Jazwinska, $14
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Bellwethers by Angie Makes, $15



On Envy

Animation for The School of Life – programs devoted to developing emotional intelligence through the help of culture – based on a short piece of writing by Alain de Botton. Co-directed by Lara Lee & Hannah Jacobs; narration by Anna Martine

Today’s Track – Saint Claude, Christine and the Queens

Shazammed this just-released track in France earlier this year whilst enjoying an escargot sandwhich. Yup – tasty. Saint Claude by Christine and the Queens from the album Chaleur Humaine, 2016.


Pretty Planters

I’m getting in the mood for spring; and for getting outside and playing in the dirt. Here in Minneapolis, it’s not quite time for gardening in earnest, so I’m focused on a bit of indoor gardening. First order of business? Acquiring a really cool plant stand…

Rusty Gold 73 – Mid-Century Style Plant Stand, $75
Rusty Gold 73 – Minimalist Plant Stand, $60
Jeremi – Set of 2 geometric mini plant stands with ceramic cups, $30
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Threshold – Wood + Ceramic 24″ Planter, $79.99
Statement Woodworks – Midcentury Plant Stand, $55
West Elm – Mid-Century Turned Leg Planters, $169 – $179
Room & Board – Case Study Planter with Metal Stand, $198
Concept Modern – Dark Stained Wood Planter, $80
Design Within Reach – Bullet Planter, $160
Ferm Living – Metal Plant Stand, EUR 36 (stand only)
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Modernica – Wood and Ceramic Planter, $149

Simply Stunning.

Gorgeous branding project – from the identity through the interior design & even the salt and pepper holders! Designed by a host of talented folks for Simple, a casual dining restaurant in Kiev, Ukraine. (See end of post for credits)


Project team:
Anna Domovesova – interior design
Boris Alexandrov – creative director
Dimitry Panasjuk – copywriter
Pavel Panfilov – account manager
Alexandr Osipenko – illustrator
Olga Novikova – designer, illustrator
Elena Parhisenko – designer
Anton Storozhev – designer
Nikolay Mihov – visualization

Today’s Track – Later, Balthazar

A tune out of Belgium today; shazammed in Antwerp last fall while exploring the magnificence of the city. Later by Balthazar from the album Rats, 2012.


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