the charming sketchbooks of monsieur philippe weisbecker.

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last September the lovely julie of pod traveled to Tokyo and found these books, well, more like pamphlets, that were published by a small Japanese publishing company. The work is by french artist Philippe Weisbecker and they are the most beautiful little pieces of ephemera. this book depicts charming Drawings of the most unusual, but intriguing little items (like girdles and... 
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the large print.

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manolo yllera. i posted a while back about a big trend i’ve seen around lately — decorating with one minimal, but very large painting. well the trend doesn’t seem to limit itself to paintings because large format photographs seem to be all the rage, as well. i love the look — a big artistic statement creating an interesting, almost gallery-like focal point... 
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tuesday’s girl: old fashioned inspiration.

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araks studio, via cool hunting. even though my main manner of keeping track of what inspires me is pinterest, i still love a good old, scrappy inspiration or mood board. i like tearing out my favorite images from magazines and catalogs placing them in a collage together in an aesthetic way that really pleases my eye. i like pinterest for organization and bookmarking my favorite... 
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the art of vintage paintings.

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heather bullard. as you may have seen in the past, i’ve long been a collector of vintage paintings — my preference being the painted portrait, but i love the look of all varieties of vintage paintings. i like their bit of whimsy, never taking them too seriously (because let’s be honest, sometimes old paintings can be just a little weird), they add character... 
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vacation days – a new show.

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if you’re in the bay area this weekend, artist hamish robertson has a new show up at little paper planes. hamish’s Vacation Days will be in residency at San Francisco’s Little Paper Planes from August 2 to September 7, 2014 where he will be showing new work, offering prints, accessories, and his collaborations with Lauren Spencer King, Ben Jones, Andy Spade,... 
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