Archive for the ‘DESIGN’ Category
hello there. i’m back home in LA for the next month, which sounds very exciting to me. we decided to teach our next LA blogshop in my new office building to switch it up (2 spots left), so we’ve been busy planning that. this weekend i want to go to the farmer’s market and stock up on vegetables and flowers for the house, unpack all my bags and settle IN for a while…
i’ve had this major thing for martinis lately. i never really liked them in my early 20′s. but on my recent trip to rome, victoria just told me i just wasn’t drinking the right martinis. vodka, dirty, three olives. now i crave them after work (probably a little too often) it’s funny because i’ve been telling some of my friends and a lot of them say “oh, iiiiii remember my martini phase.” (this happens a lot when you’re the youngest in the group. ha) do you like them? they’re sort of an acquired taste, yea? for me, it’s time for one of these on my bar cart…
shop left to right: 1930′s brass shaker from Etsy, Orb copper shaker from Crate&Barrel, and Gold plated shaker from Umami Mart.
enjoy your weekend! have a martini for me. and if you want other cocktail ideas, you should check these out! -bri
(photo by max wanger, from this shoot back in the day)
so maybe you’ve seen this already (?) but man, was i blown away when i watched it on the plane for the first time last night. virgin america has totally transformed the boring “buckle your seatbelt” safety video into a creative performance. child rappers, break dancers, dance performers. i fly virgin whenever i can, because they go above & beyond to make the travel experience unique. you have to nod to the company for doing something no one has ever done before! my eyes were glued to the screen the whole time. remember their old safety video (i thought THAT was stepping it up.)
two small complaints. it’s pretty long, i’m not sure i want to watch that video over and over if i was flying virgin regularly. but hey, i guess it’s better than the same old boring one. (at least we usually can tune that one out) and second, i get that they are trying to be edgy and fun, but as a terrified flyer myself it seems like they are sort of making a joke out of safety. if the plane was going down, i’m not sure i would remember the “rap” on how to inflate my air vest. but above all, i like what they did. so i’m not mad at it. what do you think?
this week on dress your tech, we have julia kostreva joining us! i first found out about her when we gave her awesome notebooks in our blogshop class. she has all sorts of new products coming out soon, so stay tuned. today, she is sharing some of her designs to spice up your computers & phones. hope you enjoy!
:: click to download the GOOD FOR THE SOUL (1928) DESKTOP WALLPAPER
:: click to download the MARBLE (2215) DESKTOP WALLPAPER
:: click to download the PINK & GREY PAINTED (1617) DESKTOP WALLPAPER
and you definitely have to check out all of julia’s gorgeous iphone cases here! i think this one is my new favorite. you can download this wallpaper below to dress up your phone…
:: click to download the PINK & GREY PAINTED (1050) IPHONE WALLPAPER
and you can download all of the designs from the past here.
bright & beautiful. prescription beer designed by peter jostrand.
looks like the perfect holiday sangria to me. designed by estudioversus.
love this one! the package is based on seed shapes and create a beautiful pattern. the black and white keep it very classic as well. designed by les bons faiseurs.
i’d like to get that box in the mail. bold packaging designed by anagrama for a chocolate company located in mexico.
olive oil & sea salt that sits pretty on your counter. designed by karystios.
this macaroon package is stunning, right? bonnard is a mexican french-inspired tea and confectionary shop. the use of brush strokes and color mixed with simple type make this package a winner for me. designed by anagrama.
designed by by nueve estudio for a chain of burger shops in spain. again, i love the use of all the black and white.
the comme des garçons perfume packages are definitely a favorite of mine. simple, playful and chic.
isn’t package design the best?! -bri
chelsea petaja of oh my deer, who has a hand lettering and paper goods shop, has created three desktop wallpapers for you. i love her whimsical style & these uplifting quotes…
we all deserve a pretty desktop. and i really wish my handwriting looked like this!
CLICK THROUGH TO DOWNLOAD ALL OF THE DESIGNS…