26th July, 2012
Are you guys familiar with Yarn Bombing? Considered a type of street art, yarn bombing involves covering a public structure or form (often benches, pay stations or trees) in crocheted or knitted patterns. Since yarn does not damage property in the same way spray paint might, yarn bombers see their [...]
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26th July, 2012
25th June, 2012
Since watching Wes Anderson’s new movie Moonrise Kingdom, I’ve been quite smitten with the idea of tents. Not your icky Made-in-China-Canadian-Tire-sleeps-ten style tents mind you. But cute (thought admittedly impractical if it rains) back yard style DIY blanket fort tents.
Upon doing some research, I realized that Troop 55’s tents in Moonrise Kingdom weren’t [...]
6th March, 2012
If you’re an avid member of the Wes-Anderson-can-do-no-wrong club like we are, perhaps you will enjoy these new commercials he did for Hyundai! *squee* I’m not sure which one I love more. Do you? Take a look.
This is not the first time Wes has directed commercials of course. He’s done [...]
2nd March, 2012
Hey have you guys heard about General Tao?
General Tao is a hidden gem of a gift shop nestled in the up and coming Bloor and Ossington hood. With no official website, FB Page or Twitter account (gasp!), unless you live in that area you might not even know it existed. But like [...]
6th May, 2011
I’m pleased as punch that our home/studio has been featured on Apartment Therapy’s House Tour last week!
Being on Apartment Therapy is one of those bucket list type things for me. Even though we were a bit nervous at first with the idea of sharing our home with everyone, we’re so [...]
8th April, 2011
Hi kids, sorry for being MIA as of late! There’s been so much going on all at the same time. Exciting news but I’m going to keep it on the DL for now. Not to worry, it will reveal itself soon enough ;P
In the meantime, check out the new Bacardi Ad campaign my [...]
14th March, 2011
I found this wonderful feature on Anna Sui’s website that features the many illustrators Anna has collaborated with to design her t-shirts.
Among the slew of talented illustrators is Naho Ogawa. A graduate from NY’s Parson’s School Of Design, Naho and her husband resides in Tokyo where she illustrates for a slew of [...]
25th Jan, 2011
As I sat here by the computer yesterday, shivering with two pairs of socks on, three layers of sweaters, scarf and desperately clutching my hot cuppa tea, I began daydreaming of warmer days. My search for summer inspiration led me to a Danish company called Rice.
Rice home decor and accessories are bright, cheerful [...]
11th Jan, 2011
I didn’t know I needed a ukulele until I came across these Apple Ukuleles by Celentano Woodworks from Asheville North Carolina!
Oh and if that didn’t make you squeal then check out their Cupcake Ukulele!
10th Jan, 2011
I came across this amazing photojournalism blog today called Fading Ad. Fading Ad features some beautiful photos of washed out vintage mural ads around the country taken by artist/teacher Frank H. Jump.
I always find myself taking notice of old brick warehouses and factories, washed out candy coloured ads and retro store signs when [...]