Gamma Folk founder and designer Lily Piyathaisere combines traditional techniques, including natural dyeing, weaving, braiding and ceramics to create her folksy line of statement pieces. If ever there was one jewelry line perfect summer, this just might be it.
I’m forever looking for inventive new ways to display my favorite things, and it looks like Showcase Mirror is onto something good. The background mirror and encasing plastic bubble sit within a wooden frame, inside there’s a little ledge to rest the enclosed item upon. Available for order in different finishes and sizes right now.
01/ If you guess Clip Bag is a purse that looks like an office clip you’re spot on.
02/ Loving this geometric pouf that’s partially made out of concrete.
03/ James Nizam wraps reflective tape around architectural details.
04/ Freedom Cove is a 12 platform floating home in Canada!
05/ Sylvain Viau delivers on the hover cars we’ve been waiting for.
06/ Street artist JR‘s latest in NYC has made the cover of The New York Times Magazine.
07/ A Japanese smartphone game where the goal is to collect as many cats as possible!
08/ Stunning pieces from Raw Edges Design Studio made from dyed end cuts of timber.
09/ A-Holes: A Type Book is such a fun idea.
10/ Freeline skates are basically a small skateboard for each foot – would you dare?
Bristol, England-based illustrator and designer Owen Gent creates some tragically dreamy stuff. You can easily see the overlap between his two creative worlds, especially in his particular logo design style. Pop over to his shop to make a piece your own!
Margarita’s heyday – Cinco de Mayo – is just over a week away, and it’s the perfect opportunity to try something new. Why resort to the cloyingly sweet premixed thing when you could have one of these instead? I promise you won’t regret your decision to have a second (or a third or a seventh).
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Few things say scorching summer day like a melted popsicle. In TransmogrifyMichael Massaia destroys more than a dozen varieties in the name of art – from Hello Kitty to a classic Neapolitan ice cream sandwich. The end result might not look as delicious, but they’re definitely more beautiful.
Maps of every street in every state? Yes, please. All States at Fathom has taken the premise of the map and stripped it down to every single street – no topography, waterways, or any other indicators. Pick your favorite state or country and order the print!
I have so much respect for artists who straddle the traditional and contemporary worlds, and Hella Jongerius has been super successful at it. She seamlessly fuses industry and craft while tossing in a cheeky nod to whimsy, like in this collaboration with Nymphenburg.
You still have nine days left to be a part of National Card + Letter Writing Month, you know, if that’s your kind of scene. It’s definitely mine, because there’s only one better thing you can find in a mailbox than a card or letter. (Money.)
I have a small collection of feathers that I keep in a porcelain container in my dining room, up on a shelf where I only I know about it. I’ve collected them over the past few years, like little stories left behind by the birds who grew them. These Feather Studies seems especially timely, since the birds are chirping and singing outside my windows and acknowledging spring once again.