1. Tahlia’s Modern Mint + Coral Birth Announcements This is seriously one of the cutest birth announcements I have ever seen in my whole life. See more images, along with the cover, here. Designed by Greenstar Paperie, found via Oh So Beautiful Paper. 2. Evernote Skitch Logo Process Seeing this logo process really added more to my appreciation of this new logo for Evernote Skitch. Designed in house, found via Brand New. 3. Easy DIY Pendant Lamp I've really been loving the look of pendant lights in these past few years, not that I own a single one of course
1. Pixar Logo Animations This was fun to watch, seeing how far one the greatest (next to Disney of course) animation studio ever, Pixar, has come over the decades. Found via Brand New. 2. Lesley Barnes I was really drawn to the illustration work of Lesley Barnes. Each piece made me smile, from the characters to the saturated colors. Found via Design Work Life. 3. Mohawk Paper Another Design Work Life find, shows such an inspiring video to get to work, with your hands, making high quality crafts. See more from Mohawk Paper. What will you make today? 4. Biz Ladies Profile: Dana Tanamachi Yet another week where I have to mention Dana Tanamachi, but this girl is just all over the place. And she is such an inspiration. In response to a question regarding starting your own business, she said: Know your strengths. If you’re good at something, you’ll usually be passionate about it. Typically, we look at it from the other way around, but sometimes (and if we’re honest) we’re not that great at everything we’re passionate about. And in starting a business, we’ve got to be realistic. Both passion and skill have got to be there! Read the whole interview here on Design*Sponge. 5. Art Display Frame I
1. Calendar by Elizabeth Ward Neat concept for a calendar—a variety of found expiration dates and the like by Elizabeth Ward. Found via Looks Like Good Design. 2. NY's Fashion Week Pinterest Graphics Sketchy graphics created for New York's Fashion Week and Pinterest. Love the fun spin on a more sophisticated subject. New work from Matt Stevens. 3. DC 2024 Big fan of these concepts that have been presented as Washington D.C. bids for the 2024 Olymics. More can be found on Shane Helm's Dribbble. 4. Evidently Characters These little animal characters for Evidently made me smile—inspired by their office pups. Found via Brand New. 5. Industrial Lighting Seriously fell in love with these industrial lights from Luke Lamp Co when they were featured in a recent Etsy email. Love love love.
1. Star Wars Logo The below image is from 1976's Comic Con! I thought this was only appropriate for this weekend's update! What a detailed post on the process of the Star Wars' logo transformation over the decades! Read more about it on Tenth Letter of the Alphabet, found via Brand New. 2. Euro 2016 Here's another logo process, I love to glimpse into the creative development of these multi-part logos to see what all the pieces truly mean and they were able to simplify complex pieces into the simplest forms. And the pattern they created from the logo deconstructed is pretty neat too! Designed by Brandia Central, found via Brand New. 3. Creative Market Thanks to Nubby Twiglet for the heads up on this awesome online shop full of graphic goodies galore. Check it out! 4. Spraypainted Lace Pattern What a cool idea! Definitely adding this to the DIY list for my bestie's upcoming wedding! See more of the process on Eszter Laki's Behance. Found via I Am Mr Cup on Tumblr. 5. Zoomable Paper Map Oh how I wish the New York map would be ready for our trip next week, how amazingly user friendly and thought out is this paper map! Check out their kickstarter here,
1. Flourish Letterpress Wedding Stationery Seriously in love with every piece and every detail in this wedding invitation suite. Printed by Flourish Letterpress, found via the Graphic Exchange. 2. Circus Characters by Jonas Bergstrand Beautiful illustration work by . My eye is particularly drawn to the way patterns are used in the shadows. Found via Brave the Woods, illustrated by Jonas Bergstrand. 3. Want this Typeface: Oaf Can I have it? Pleeeeease? Oaf doesn’t go to art museums or the opera. Oaf doesn’t eat paté, whatever that is. Oaf was painted on a wall by an eccentric Canadian with a paint roller. The result is an unusual combination of straight, evenly weighted strokes and rough, handmade charm. Purchase Oaf here. Found via Good Design Makes Me Happy. 4. Destination NYC Logo It took me awhile to come on board the trend in every changing and morphing logos