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Wednesday November 20th, 2013

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Quercus & Co. Wall Hangings + Wallpaper

We’re getting ready to take on a massive makeover of our D*S office (it’s a mess), so I’ve been hunting for wallpaper and wall hangings to bring a little life to our mostly black and white space. Quercus & Co. has a seriously colorful collection of wall hangings and wall paper that bring bold colors…

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Monday February 20th, 2012

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clare grill

Kate and I were talking about beautiful geological patterns last Friday when I remembered the gorgeous paintings of Clare Grill. Clare draws much inspiration from geological cross-sections and color palettes, and I had to check in and see what she’s been up to. Of course, she’s been busy creating beautiful new paintings. I wanted to share…

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Friday January 20th, 2012

Wednesday July 20th, 2011

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meg adamson at together gallery

Last weekend I got a great tour of Alberta street in from Jen of Honey Kennedy. She took me into a fantastic gallery called the Together Gallery and I was instantly transported back to some of my favorite San Francisco spots that combine skate culture with great art. Together is currently showing some really strong…

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matt shlian for ghostly

I’m a big, big fan of Matt Shlian’s work. An MFA graduate from Cranbrook, Matt is both a teacher and creator of some pretty spectacular paper art. He recently finished a project with Ghostly that is just stunning. He did a series of raised tessellation pieces that look so pretty I think I’d be too scared…

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Wednesday October 20th, 2010

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clare owen

Between sneezes last night, I found myself drooling over the sets in Boardwalk Empire (again) and flipping through the online portfolio of Cornwall-based illustrator Clare Owen. Clare has a beautiful new London Snow Globe print at Papermash ($74) and I couldn’t get enough of her sweet fashion-based illustrations, like the two-tone flats and perfume bottle…

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Friday August 20th, 2010

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karen gelardi: banners

good morning! i thought i’d start today with a little early morning eye-candy….i’m super excited about karen gelardi‘s colorful “banners” show at perimeter gallery (at chase’s daily) in belfast, maine this month. if you’re in town august 24th-october 3rd, swing by and check out karen’s beautiful fabric work in person.

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Wednesday January 20th, 2010

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futurism

artist simon page‘s international year of astronomy prints (last two images below) were a big hit online, so i was happy to hear from him this morning about a new series called futurism. it’s not often that i get submissions that i think ac will like, but this one has my ac radar beeping, so…

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Friday November 20th, 2009

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15 uses for newsprint

good morning! i’m so happy that it’s friday because this will be my first non-working weekend since september- woohoo! i wanted to kick off friday’s posts with this great series of posters from artists at greenpoint’s pencil factory studios. “15 uses for newsprint” is a promotional newsprint poster zine by 16 of the artists in…

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