well packaged.

fujiyama-soap

fujiyama sekken soap. i am very often drawn to amazing package design. i think it may happen to the best of us. we go to buy a bottle of wine to bring as a hostess gift, we ask the wine aficionado what they recommend, they show us, and we’re like ‘uh-uh. i like this pretty label instead’. does this happen to you? it could be the very best wine, cheese or... 
Read More »

making my holidays personal.

sharon-montrose-photo-of-lucy

wow. where did our year go? as thanksgiving approaches i’m trying to do my best this holiday season to get things done early, instead of my usual operation panic mode. i’m making my lists and i’m checking them twice. a couple of things at the top of my list this year are to give unique presents and to get personal holiday cards out to close friends and family... 
Read More »

bloggers love pets.

lucy

Love dogs? Love Cats? Love your favorite blogs? last month kelly beall of design crush had a brilliant idea — to bring together bloggers, and their beloved pets to benefit the humane society. kelly had the very thoughtful and generous idea of putting together a downloadable calendar to be purchased on etsy with All proceeds going directly to The Humane Society of the... 
Read More »

poppin: work happy giveaway.

POPPIN-GIVEAWAY

this pretty much rocks! it’s time to get yourself organized! i’ve been in a major organizing mood — creating calendars, adding stickie notes, and using colorful markers to make task lists just a little bit less task-like and much more fun. so, i wondered if you know about poppin? poppin was created to fill the design gap between the products we use for work... 
Read More »

oh, hello friend.

oh-hello-friend-map

i must be living underneath a rock, because i never knew that blogger extraordinaire and graphic designer danni from oh, hello friend has not only an online shop, but a fairly new los angeles-based retail shop as well! these very lovely photos of the oh, hello friend shop taken by photographer kimberly genevieve caught my eye somewhere on pinterest and the next thing i know... 
Read More »