Thursday, August 2, 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

Handmade Type



















designer/illustrator Tien-Min Liao painted shapes on her hands and created upper-case and lower-case letters. By moving her hands, she shows the relationship between upper-case letters and their lower-case counterpart.

More examples here

found via jeannie jeannie



*sorry these gifs suck on here. I had to shrink them to fit my blog width.... click over to the other sites for better images.

** also if anyone wants to teach me how to change the size of my blog template, that would be nice.

***** update: fixed blog size, hooray.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

animal paper clips




































gah! adorable animal shaped paper clips.

I need all of them!

design mom featured some great japanese office supplies today.  check it out!

animal paper clips made by Midori

found via: DesignMom

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

tablecloths for people who spill a lot




















spilling reveals a new design. magic!

found on shoebox dwelling

tablecloth designed by: Kristine Bjaadal

hook storage






















clever coat/purse hooks that double as storage for small things....

if only I wasn't programmed to throw all my things on the floor.

found on shoebox dwelling

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Pasta Bow-Ties

















bow-tie noodles you can wear! japanese design studio Microworks created acrylic clip on bow-ties shaped like the bow-tie noodles we all know and love.























found on swissmiss and jeanniejeannie