Being mindful of animal cruelty is neither obsessive nor compulsive, but I have to applaud “100% vegan and cruelty-free” Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics for broaching a serious issue (or two?) with humor. And this color is nice, too.
The UK fashion and housewares designer/retailer Toast, has made its name with a carefully curated selection of high-quality, low-flash products–like this homemade, preservative-free marmalade and its equally unassuming label.
It should be called Ark, but this boat-shaped bench (or table, I’d think) is called Arc, and whilst everything about it–from its reductive beauty to its pale wood (oak), to the sheepskin rug–says it’s Scandinavian, it’s the masterwork of the Dutch furniture designer Bertjan Pot.
Surely Javier Jaen Benavides must have known that his gem of an illustration for the The New York Times (accompanying the review of a book entitled Umbrella, fittingly enough) was bound to make an appearance on this site.
A ceramic trivet from the Australian retailer, Country Road. Pretty yellow.
A lovely illustration for the Washington Post Magazine’s 2012 year-end issue, which recounted the lives of 6 recently deceased local citizens, by the Berlin-based studio, Ariane Spanier Design.