Posts Tagged ‘decor’
Sooo…. this showed up in my inbox last week. Obviously, I wouldn’t dare deprive you of such subversive artistry. Plus, c’mon, it’s pretty dang funny, right?
What is it about wiener dogs (and everything wiener dog-related) that is so darn irresistible? It’s like how I can’t give up vanilla shakes from McDonald’s even though dog knows what’s actually in them (don’t tell me). West Elm has tapped into the lovable and forever endearing nature of the dachshund with a series of playful summertime plates featuring designs by Brooklyn artist Claudia Pearson. Outfitted in shades and retro beach gear, Pearson’s doxie is sure to put you in the summer spirit. A long dog on a longboard? What’s better that that? Not even a vanilla milkshake.
Susan Kare is one of the most influential computer iconographers ever. Since 1983, she has designed thousands of software icons that have become familiar to anyone who has ever used a computer. This spotted dog character was created by Susan in the Cairo “heiroglyphic” font that came with the original Macintosh. And now this “dogcow” as he came to be known by many, is available as a limited edition signed print as part of Susan Kare’s icon poster collection.
Ribbonesia is the brainchild of Japanese artist and illustrator ?BAKU? Maeda. He began experimenting with ribbon and the idea idea of traditional Japanese paper folding… ultimately turning the ribbons into animals. Each animal is made by hand and is completely unique. You gotta love the dog!
Photo by Kei Furuse.