Oscar Diaz is a product designer based in London where he works with ideas applied to objects, furniture and spaces, both on commissioned and self-initiated projects. Much of his work is concerned with tweaking everyday objects or situations. Mixing influences from craft and technology, his approach is often multifaceted, investigative and playful, transforming the ordinary by challenging conventions. He studied Fine Art in Spain, Industrial Design at the École des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, and graduated with an MA in Product Design from the Royal College of Art in London. If you would like to s
This awesome site is an archive of unique typography. I’ve found it useful for any kind of inspiration from logo to layout ideas from a typography perspective. Here are some of my favourite pics from the site. Though there are hundreds upon hundreds to choose from. Sarah 19.4
Happy Monday! So I thought today I’d share with you all one of my favourite design studios, POGO, a fantastic boutique studio based in Buenos Aires. Their work is stunning and so unique. I pretty much stalk their website everyday for inspiration and ideas. Can’t wait to see what else these clever cookies come up with. Leah 19.04
So I’m a bit of a font nerd and generally don’t admit it, but this just had to be shared. I love getting my little newsletters from My Fonts, and this month’s was a beauty. Cider Script being my fave, but you can check out the others here. There goes my next pay check. Oh dear. Leah 14.04
Oh my lovely. This is why I love paper so much. Whether Paperworks have designed a range of gorgeous, sculptural visions and I want one! Have a look on Etsy here and peruse through the offerings, or even get one customed made! Leah 14.04
Fresco loves Shepard Fairey. Check out this awesome mural that he done on Melrose Ave in LA. He was also responsible for the iconic Obama/Hope posters and a bunch of other design wow’s! Check him out on Wiki… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shepard_Fairey or on the De La Barracuda blog http://www.barracudashop.com/ or Design Makes Me Blush http://blog.designmakesmeblush.com/ – He’s basically everywhere! Andrea 14.04.10
Sometimes inspiration can come from unusual places. This image by Carsten Peter of Speleoresearch & Films proves that the planet had taste half a million years ago. Mexico’s secret Cueva de los Cristales was discovered in 2000 by some brothers armed with a drill. What sounds like a horror movie was actually the start of an amazing discovery. It’s a geometry student’s heaven and a typesetter’s hell. “Carsten Peter specializes in photographing places inhospitable to humans—and cameras. He long ago lost count of how many he has ruined doing his job.” Nation
As we welcome in the cooler weather and the weekends become less about the beach and more about being inside, it’s the sort of weather that’s perfect for trawling through a good old flea market. Here are some of our faves here and around the world: Fringe Bar Markets, Paddington I’m a regular here, most weekends. Trawl through some fantastic vintage and handmade wears while sipping a glass of white and listening to tunes. Set indoors, this is particularly great on a rainy Saturday. The Village Markets, Burleigh Heads A fantastic selection of young designers and vintage wears.