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Today I’m admiring these travel postcards by husband and wife design team A Pair of Pears. Wife and letterpress aficionado Jamie Bartlett was inspired by black and white photographs inherited from her grandfather – the mountain photo in the middle was actually taken by grandpa himself! I love the history behind this project and how their […]

Vintage styled travel postcards

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I’m really excited to debut the first post of a column I’d like to explore weekly: shapes & patterns. I find myself gawking at beautiful patterns quite often (whilst furiously wishing I were a fabulous print designer, but that’s an entirely different story). What better way to celebrate awesome shapes than frequent posts on just […]

Shapes & Patterns / 01

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  Going two days without a new post was totally unintended, but necessary, as I allowed a very big and very exciting new friend into my life – a brand new iMac. This is something I’ve been wanting to do for a VERY long time. My previous computer was a Macbook Pro that I received […]

Dress Your Tech

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If there is any design trend that will never go out of style, it’s the ampersand. Or at least I hope so because they’re pretty stinking cool. What’s not to love? They’re fun to look at and fun to draw. They’re pretty when kept simple and minimalistic and pretty when embellished like crazy. I’ve fallen […]

Ampersand love

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I dabbled in collage a bit while working towards my degree, but mostly for fun and the miscellaneous art project. I never took it too seriously. After seeing these mixed media illustrations by artist Laura Redburn, I wish I had! I love the sunset colors, the bits of texture, the organic shapes. Her compositions look […]

Laura Redburn collage & illustration

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Site photography includes images taken by the following (wonderful and wildly talented) artists:

Christina Harrison

Heather Nash

Andrea Pesce