Top 10 Albums of 2014 and other favorites.

So, as always happens this time of year, I’ve completely failed to update my blog about all the new stuff going on and the the fact that there were holidays and products and lots of delicious foods and art and cute faces of kids. 231 more words


Inspiration: Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinski

Lately I’ve been swooning over Maps by Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinski. It’s got more than 40 beautifully detailed hand drawn country maps. Check out the gorgeousness:


Inspiration: Jee Young Lee

One artist that’s been really inspiring me lately is Jee Young Lee from Korea. She creates dream-world like installations inside her tiny studio:


Inspiration: Interactive Window Display at ZNP Creative, Seoul

Later on today, I’m going to post about all the ways that I get inspired by the stationery culture of South Korea. For now, I just want to share this video. 31 more words


Japan always gets me thinking...

Naturally, I saw a lot of inspiring things in Japan, from Ukiyo-e prints to cellphone charms. Here’s a sampling.

Illustrator Chihiro Iwasaki

Raak textile design… 19 more words


Inspiration: Kim Joon

I spied Kim Joon’s video, Blue Fish, on a huge outdoor art display near Gangnam station.

I love the colors, and the drawing, and the bodypaint, and the weirdness. 20 more words


Inspiration: Kate T. Williamson

My folks sent me Kate T. Williamson’s book, A Year in Japan.  Reading it has made me want to do more ‘travel diary’ type sketchbook entries (and really, I’m surprised I hadn’t though of that already). 26 more words