Sometimes the simplest things provide the most pleasure, as is proved by our latest Happy Monday: a selection of brilliantly funny finger people. Created from nothing more than a hand, a pen and a prop or two, these fingers have danced, hugged and beamed their way into our hearts. We hope they make you as happy as they make us!
Whether looking for a wallpaper pattern for your iPhone or your living room, the Pattern Library is a fun resource.
Repeating patterns are useful things. Whether you need a cool wallpaper for your desktop or smartphone, a texture to incorporate into your own design, or even just something you can print out on the inkjet when wrapping paper is getting low, everyone needs a good one every once and a while. From that perspective, the Pattern Library is a lovely little resource with some colorful, attractive, and whimsical tiles from some of the web’s best designers.
Keeping the momentum going from their Fall/Winter 2014 lookbook, Penfield presents a well-executed series of looks for the Spring/Summer 2014 season. Playful patterns and prints factor heavily into the Massachusetts brand’s latest offerings with solid-colored staples thrown in for balance. Both the men’s and women’s styles mix the brand’s penchant for the outdoors with a keen eye for the streets. Look for part of the collection over at the Penfield’s website and check back often for the full seasonal offerings.
If you haven’t already, check out our interview with the brand’s CEO and Creative Director, James Barshall.
Ernest Hemingway’s writing is work of deceptive simplicity; stories of love, war, nature and death that slice deep into the seams of the human experience, exposing its mechanics in painful clarity. Like life, his stories unfurl to the rhythms of food, drink, conversation and love making, and nowhere is this better expressed than in A Moveable Feast, an account of his years in Paris between the wars.
Come, run after us through the pearly gates into the perfumed garden of the Weekender. Here you shall find edible daffodils, singing badgers and chocolate bark concealing golden syrup-like sap. Lie with us on the dewy, emerald lawn and tell us your secrets while we scatter sequins all over your face. A unicorn walks by, the sky turns purple…WAKE UP! You must have fallen asleep in this skip you dirty drunkard. Go and clean yourself up and sort your life out.
Interview: when designer Isabelle Olsson joined the secret Google X lab in 2011, Google Glass looked like a cross between a scuba mask and a cellphone. In this exclusive interview, Olsson tells Dezeen how she turned the clunky prototype into something “beautiful and comfortable”. (more…)
1. Christie’s 90s to Now – February 6-20 The second edition of Christie’s online auction celebrating contemporary art created since the 90s will include works by AnOther favourites John Baldesseri, Linder Sterling and Doug Aitken. Prices start at £500.
2. Bailey’s Stardust – February 6 – June 1 The largest exhibition of portraits by David Bailey goes on show at The National Portrait Gallery next week, including i…