japanese design.

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Japanese Exhibition Poster by Masaaki Hiromura, via gura fika. i love all things japanese — from sushi to vintage kimonos, and especially graphic design and packaging. i used to spend hours at Kinokuniya bookstore in san francisco’s japantown (i just found out there’s an L.A. location, too!). and i can’t read a word of them — all written in japanese,... 
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sink or swim.

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so the time has finally arrived and i am moving to my new home this week. i’m almost finished packing but i was having one of those ‘sink or swim’ kind of moments — realizing i really needed some help or i was going to drown here — so i invited some of my favorite bloggers to jump in this week. in honor of my big move, they’re going to share... 
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oh, and happy, happy friday.

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i love this poster. don’t you? i saw it over on grain edit, as it’s presented by It Was A Famous Night. it’s part of a project which invites and curates eight artists to dream up their favorite concert and design the poster. this poster is by christopher david ryan, a Portland, Maine based graphic artist and illustrator. dreamy indeed. have a great weekend... 
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LE FILM NOIR.

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I’m really in love with these vintage cinema posters from the illustraction gallery. these selections from their romance category are just a little bit cheesy (in the best of ways), and at the same time so great, with their amazing typefaces and colors, some from japan, and europe, spelled out in the international language of love. i think they’d look so fantastic... 
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at home with pia.

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last week, i shared a round up of pia jane bijkerk’s “it list”, but i’ve also been hounding the poor girl to share some images of her new home in sydney, australia. even though pia may be delivering into the world a brand new baby this week, she was kind enough to share some little corners of her family’s home as she’s been getting it ready... 
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