oh so deco.

welcome to miami. / sfgirlbybay

one of my favorite things to do in miami is to roam the streets of the art deco district. it is also known as the miami beach architectural district and is listed on the national register of historic places. built mostly between the 1920s to 1940s, you’ll find hundreds of these preserved buildings along famed ocean drive (between 5th and 15th) and further north around... 
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thoughts for a friday.


• have you ever read twyla tharp’s the creative process? an old boyfriend recommended it to me, and before i could get really into the book, we broke up. so you know — then the book was tainted for me. look at the book, think of the jerk. but i think i might need it. in this book she breaks down all the aspects of living a creative life, the struggles, joys,... 
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ink on paper.


simon walker. i love the clever creativity of really good graphic design. and all kinds of type. i’m working on a site redesign (be forewarned, it’s gonna be way different…i hope you like it!). anyhow, i save bits of type i like all the time, and grain edit always inspires. grain edit shares good design from all over the world, right here in our own internet... 
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hilarious…and ahem, guilty as charged. via danny jones design. oh, yeah, and should you want to follow my tweets, you can do so here.  
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jessica hische’s Daily Drop Cap.


i love typography, and i recently discovered a great blog from designer jessica hische.  jessica is a is a typographer and illustrator working in Brooklyn, New York, and she’s got this great post called the Daily Drop Cap, in which jessica illustrates a decorative letter every day (or at least every work day). The project will continue for approximately twelve alphabets... 
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