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July 24, 2010 6


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It’s been ages since I last made a sketch for Illustration Friday. I still look at the weekly topic in my inbox, though, and this week it just struck me. Double trouble!

Ayo tee by thestateofthings. Available from MySoti.com.

July 15, 2010 2

It would have been cooler as a Van

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The consuming public never gets tired of references to popular culture. Anyone who spent their formative years in the 1980s would get teary eyed for a project like “It would have been cooler as a van”. Designer Brandon Ortwein takes famous vehicles from pop culture past and turns them into vans. He even has a DeLorean van. Imagine that! Link.

July 9, 2010 0

Society6 introduces Stretched Canvas Prints

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Society6 announced a new addition to their products list today: stretched canvas prints. Should be a lot of fun! My Society6 prints are available as art on canvas now, too.

July 9, 2010 0

Tree Of Life

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Tree Of Life

Also for sale on Society6!

July 8, 2010 0

Dangerous Ink Interview

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Dangerous Ink Interview

There is a new interview with me over at Dangerous Ink Magazine! Thanks a lot, Yolander!

July 7, 2010 0

Mr. TTT bench by FriendsWithYou

By in found stuff, misc

This Mr. TTT bench by masters of minimalist cuteness FriendsWithYou is now available at KidRobot. Aww, just look at it!

July 5, 2010 0

The Wisdom of Alex Noriega

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Alex Noriega is an illustrator from Barcelona. I’ve been following his work for some time now and it’s hard to think of many others who are as funny as he is. Now he’s started a blog where he fuses his humour with his illustration skills. On Stuff No-One Told Me, he posts small pictures with captions that are like zen to the modern urban illustrator. Or everyone else.

Link: Alex Noriega.

July 5, 2010 0

Borkebjs: Lydar: Shirt Design

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Lydar is one of the Borkebjs, an award-winning troupe of children’s books monsters created by Reginald Wagner, who I’ve previously worked with on the vodka flask designs for Deli Garage. This is Lydar in the dream land, looking for his mates. The shirt is available on spreadshirt now!

Links: Borkebjs / Reginald Wagner / Buy the Shirt.

July 4, 2010 0


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Found on Society6: ALVAREZ. There’s something about his (or her?) scratchboard-like pictures that’s like a punch to the…well, what? Judging by the scans of the pictures, he’s quite riding the negative space. Can’t wait to see more. ¬°Que viva!

July 3, 2010 0

Note on the World Cup Song

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Now that the Football/Soccer World Cup is only one week shy of being history, you’ve probably heard that Shakira Song a million times. The melody is new to the average western ear, but apparently not to most of Africa. I find the original, recorded 1986 by the Golden Sounds, to be fantastic. It’s got a great cassette tape vibe to it, and the vocal harmonies can’t be beat. Also, even though it seems to be made almost entirely with synthesizers, it sounds less artifical than the recent cover.