May 2012

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virtual spaces

These photo compositions by artist Jenny Odell are stunning. The series is “a collection of collections,” a medley of landscape and experience taken from sections of Google’s satellite view feature. From swimming pools to billboards, Jenny transforms ordinary landmarks into extraordinary imagery. Check out the rest of her pieces over at 20 x 200, and…

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dip in

Your kitchen is about to get a whole lot brighter. We just discovered Dipped by Wind and Willow Home on Etsy, and we simply can’t resist the the colorful housewares. Each wooden piece is hand-dipped in a soft rubbery plastic which not only adds a perfect pop of color, but also makes it durable and…

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memorial day memories

We hope everyone had a relaxing and fun Memorial Day weekend.  We did a little driving, a little flying, and a little pool-sitting.  The only problem with a holiday weekend is that time seems to fly even faster than usual. On a southern road trip, we spotted this old school bus-turned-convertible.  We love a good…

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off the beaten path

Have you seen our new Trail Collection? With authentic details such as cargo pockets and classic hardware, each piece has a functional yet refined sense of style. See the entire Trail Collection in stores and online. Trail Duffel Backpack Tablet Sleeve

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bubblegum

This colorful “Bubblegum” installation by Merijn Hos and Renee Reijnders floated above Weerwater Lake in Almere, a city in the Netherlands, in 2010.  These bouncing balloons created a playful backdrop to those passing by during the day and even more so at night when they were glowing. We love this lighthearted approach to art that anyone can appreciate and…

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happy memorial day

Image via flickr by Harley Haskett Hope you’re spending the day doing what makes you happiest!

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spotted on

http://letsblogculture.tumblr.com/ Left image via Fashionistas Without Borders; Top image via Tumblr; Bottom image via Design Jones We’ve spotted some of our favorite watch styles around the blogosphere lately and we can’t help but notice that they all have one thing in common: color! With this weekend marking the (unofficial) start to summer, there’s no better…

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pinterest love: graphic & printspiration

 Image via Pinterest Many of our graphic tees, watch tins, and printed dresses are often inspired by the beautiful lines, typeface, and colors found in anything and everything—from vintage travel posters and automobile nameplates, to tapestries and artists’ prints. Inspired by these images, we’ve pulled together our favorites on Pinterest in our Graphic & Printspiration…

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what’s your sign?

Images via Slideshow Sign Co. If you’re in the market to make a statement, the talented owner of Slideshow Sign Co. specializes in giant throwback vintage prints and light-up marquee letters influenced by the entertainment industry, science, and antiquarian educational material. We’re a fan of his work for sure!

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the american quilt

With Memorial Day just around the corner, we’re taking some time to remember one of our favorite American vintage traditions. These time-worn quilts from the Apartment  are true authentic beauties. They remind us of the many handmade pieces stocked in the family rooms and linen closets of our parents, grandparents, and extended family. Whether we celebrate…