Film Title.

The opening title sequence for the documentary Editorial Bruguera beautifully references old lithographic film overlays.

Posted on December 9th, 2011 by Todd and filed under Film, Video | Comments Off

Water Bottle.

Retap has designed a Reddot award-winning, minimal, co-friendly bottle that is especially designed for drinking tap water.

Posted on November 11th, 2011 by Todd and filed under Design | Comments Off

Break Down.

For his series Disassembly, Todd McLellan photographs old items that are no longer used by the masses and often found on the street curbs heading for disposal.

Posted on September 16th, 2011 by Todd and filed under Photography | Comments Off

Wide Angle.

I discovered Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao‘s work while doing research for a project. Utilizing multiple exposures his large-scale, panoramic photos beautifully capture the details of the urban life in New York City. View his work at the Julie Saul Gallery.

Posted on August 19th, 2011 by Todd and filed under Photography | No Comments »

Layered Meaning.

Cecil Touchon assembles collages of distressed street posters then “paints a picture” of these papiers collés using painstaking trompe l’oeil techniques. The result is beautiful, rhythmic, type-driven and extremely thorough.

Posted on June 8th, 2011 by Todd and filed under Art | Comments Off

Found Here.

Collector Mark Payne has made his repository of vintage slides–mostly European locations post 1960– available for viewing and download at A Second-Hand Life.

Posted on June 1st, 2011 by Todd and filed under Art, Found, Photography | No Comments »


Olaf Hajek‘s is one of the world’s most successful illustrators. His colorful work is infused with a folkloric naiveté and freshness and can be seen in works for clients  such as Apple, United Airlines, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Nike, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, GQ and Volkswagen.

His current solo exhibition, “Dark Clouds,” is on view through April 11 at Whatftheworld Gallery in Cape Town, South Africa. The blog, Freunde von Freunden features an interview and images of apartment/atelier.  His debut monograph, Flowerhead, was just released and presents an extensive collection of his commercial work as well as personal art that he created exclusively for the book.



Posted on March 31st, 2011 by Todd and filed under Art, Design | Comments Off


Version, a Dub inspired set to celebrate the warm weather “weh soon come”. The image of Ochi courtesy of photographer Konstantin Sergeyev, from his energetic and colorful Flickr collections.

Posted on February 18th, 2011 by Todd and filed under Chemistry, Mixes, Music, Photography | Comments Off

Nelson, Coupland and Alice.

Learn about design and innovation consultancy IDEO’s vision for the future of the book. Nelson, Coupland, and Alice introduce the concepts of connecting readers, shared experiences and building communities around books.

Posted on February 4th, 2011 by Todd and filed under Technology, Video | Comments Off

Ink Dropper.


These images by graphic designer and illustrator Alberto Seveso are created by taking high-speed photographs of ink mixing with water. These images are also available for download as desktop wallpapers.

Posted on January 28th, 2011 by Todd and filed under Art, Photography | No Comments »

Surreal Estate.


In Filip Dujardin‘s Fictions series, he has taken photographs of nondescript buildings and remixes them using Photoshop to create surrealist structures.

Posted on January 21st, 2011 by admin and filed under Art, Photography | No Comments »

Design Solution.

Peter Lawrence, chairman and founder of Corporate Design Foundation, discusses the business world’s views of design, how business schools are incorporating design thinking and why businesses should, “put design in the DNA of the company.”

Posted on January 14th, 2011 by Todd and filed under Design, Video | Comments Off

Look Hear.


The JAMBOX is another beautiful product created by fuseproject and Jambone. Both a wireless speaker and speakerphone it connects all of your audio devices and allows you to seamlessly stream and share music, movies, games, phone and conference calls.

Posted on January 7th, 2011 by admin and filed under Design, Music, Technology | No Comments »

Square One.


Have a Happy Prosperous New Year!

Posted on January 1st, 2011 by admin and filed under Chemistry | No Comments »