Two Sides to the Story

“Is the world full of deep symmetries and ordered pairs? Or do we live in a lopsided universe? This striking video plays with our yearning for balance, and reveals how beautiful imperfect matches can be.”

Made by Everynone (the former filmmaking collective) in collaboration with Radiolab | WNYC.

Beautiful Boutique Branding

Ryan Feerer Design Logo

I’m totally hopped up on this lovely identity program by designer/illustrator Ryan Feerer. Created for Betty & June, a contemporary clothing boutique in downtown Abilene, TX, Feerer’s branding vision captures the perfect balance of modern and accessible.

Betty & June

Oh, My Darlin’ Clementine…

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Darling Clementine is a small Norwegian design agency that also offers an edited collection of products under the banner: “Darling Clementine Paper Empire” (love that moxie!). I am totally charmed by their scandinavian aesthetic, and ability to create work that is clearly modern yet gives a warm nod to tradition. They also write a nice blog that you can visit by clicking HERE.

Harvest Posters, $30 each
Harvest Posters, $30 each
Tea Towels, $30/set of 2
Tea Towels, $30/set of 2
Notecards, $21/set of 6
Notecards, $21/set of 6
Post Cards, $20/8
Post Cards, $20/8
Print, $40
Print, $40
Mug with saucer, $25 each
Mug with saucer, $25 each
Print, $40
Print, $40
Fine Tea, $20 each
Fine Tea, $20 each
Fine Tea, $20
Fine Tea, $20
Editorial illustration for Family Living
Editorial illustration for Family Living
Cover for a Reader's Diary, autumn 2011
Cover for a Reader’s Diary, autumn 2011
Poster & Flyer for Blårollinger
Poster & Flyer for Blårollinger
Kate Spade Book Illustration
Kate Spade Book Illustration
More book illustration for Kate Spade
More book illustration for Kate Spade

Celebrating Celadon

Intriguing. Eclectic. Inspired.

That’s how Celedon describes their Charleston, South Carolina home furnishings shop. It also fittingly characterizes the recent redesign of their brand by J.Fletcher Design. Jay Fletcher, a graduate of the Columbus College of Art & Design, created a deeply compelling branding statement that’s both elegant and contemporary. His simple color palette and smart typography have me, for one, highly motivated to trek down south for a bit of a shop…

Fall Winter 2016 Trend Teasers 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 2016-2017 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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Inspirational Resource: Pattern Curator

Pattern Curator makes me happy. It’s a fabulous resource for inspiration that I strongly encourage you to check out… you can get lost in there (in a good way)!

Pattern Curator collects images and photos to create a visual short story. Our goal is to inspire and connect like minded creative individuals, like yourself. We offer a look at print, pattern & color trends in a minimalistic point of view. Each board is curated visually in a way that is directional, relevant & trend-right. Whether you’re in the industry, an artist, designer, student, blogger, or have an interest in pretty pics, we hope you are inspired to create something amazing.

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