Category Archives: so-fine design

touch wood

i am not normally a fan of television commercials.  a team has to be extremely punchy, witty and artistic to move me in any way.  so you will understand my admiration for the precision, dedication and utter genius of this japanese smartphone commerical. the team engineered a massive xylophone to run down the slope of a forest hill. a wooden ball, rolling down the length of said instrument plays Bach’s jesu, joy of man’s desiring! amazing – yes.

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ball2

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the phone isn’t hard on the eyes either *wink*

she asked him…

my best person is getting married!  i am so so excited to be involved, not just as a bridesmaid, but she trusted me to create her wedding invitations.  it was so much fun and something really different for me try my hand at – pixel art!

xanite and rob – i wish you two absolute awesomeness!  we are going to have such a party in december!

two tales are better than one

this brilliant poster series campaign “come with a story and leave with another” was designed by bogota-based graphic design studio lowe-ssp3.  can you identify the couple of intertwined stories in each image…

learning your colour tarts

these delicious little pantone tarts are the creation of french food and style blogger emily griottes.  mmmm….edible colour

handmade

this typographical experiment by tien min liao brings new meaning to “handmade.  click on the images if they dont animate on their own…

{via colossal}

the golden snitch of rings!

these fantastic kinetic rings are the creations of kansas-based metalsmith, dukno yoon.  his da vinci-esque designs mimic the flight of birds when worn and flexed on a finger…

brown paper packages tied up with string…

another christmas-y post on a few of my favourite packaging ideas…

{etsy.com}

{wedfully.com}

{tokketok.com}

{katherinemarie photography}

{martha stewart}

{deebeecampos.com}

{urban comfort}

{blissful inspiration}