random acts of inspiration Archive
“The Burning House” is an art project started by Foster Huntington. After posting a photo of what he would save if his house was burning, he got such a strong response that he began recruiting friends to photograph what objects are most precious to them. If running out of a burning house,
A slow but constant buzz has started in San Francisco regarding a number of small doors that have popped up throughout the city. It seems there’s a few different artists at work. The doors above are done by Jeff Waldman of the blog Where’s Waldman. Jeff states “The idea is to install
Today we have a guest post by Lydia, who works in wholesale customer care at Tea. Walking into the Legion of Honor special exhibit “Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave”, I did not know what to expect. I had only heard that she crafted costumes entirely out of paper. Naturally
Ben Heine is a Brussels-based photographer and illustrator who was born in the Ivory Coast. His playful images capture the idea of “manual photoshop”, and while fun, also carry a poignant level of idealism. You can find more of his images here.
Happy Friday! poster by Michael Ciancio
We love these longboarding girls in Madrid! Longboard Girls Crew from Juan Rayos on Vimeo. Featured longboarders are Ana, Bea, Bego, Carla, Emma, Hännä, Jacky, María, Kati, Maitane, Maryele, Paula, Sophie and Valeria. Found on the international Longboard Girls Crew website, which is definitely worth checking out.
I don’t cook. I just draw. But if anything was ever going to get me to cook, it would be this awesome website. Recipes hidden within pretty drawings. Love it. (Make sure you check out their map, to see recipes from all over the world.)
This calendar, created by Spanish designer Oscar Diaz, uses the capillary action of paper to draw ink out of the bottle. Designed to migrate across the sheet daily, the ink fills in each set of numbers with color to represent each day of the month. Different months are represented by a range
If you’ve never seen the work of illustrator Bill Zeman and his daughter Rosie, you’re in for a treat. At the request of his daughter, Zeman illustrates scenes that she dictates and lets her judge the results. Some pieces are grudgingly approved, others adamantly denied, as Rosie does her best to pull
1951 Cristobal Balenciaga Eizaguirre started his first fashion boutique in San Sebastian, Spain in 1918, at the age of 33. Following great success after the Spanish Civil War, Balenciaga relocated to Paris, where his revolutionary designs became hot commodities, dressing royalty and celebrities. Despite his move to France he never lost