Textile City Illustrations by Laura Amiss

Down My Street by Laura Amiss

Down My Street by Laura Amiss

Educated at Goldsmiths College in London and now living in Amsterdam, designer Laura Amiss creates these lovely cityscapes out of textiles and creative stitching, using a palette that balances bright colors with muted tones. You can purchase Laura’s work in her Etsy shop.
Continue reading

Top 10 VisuaLingual Posts of 2009

gingerbread Farnsworth House

This is a fun little exercise; I wish I had thought to do this a year ago to have a point of comparison. In any case, here’s a countdown of the posts on this blog that received the highest number of hits in 2009, each clocking in at over 1000 hits.
Continue reading

Obsessions Make My Life Worse and My Work Better

Droog Design and Scott Burnham have assembled a team of some of the most innovative designers and architects from around the world to create 13 newly designed interventions, tools, toys and objects that are temporarily placed along a route on the central IJ-riverfront in Amsterdam. The event was called Urban Play, and above is the temporary installation by Sagmeister, Inc., entitled Obsessions Make My Life Worse and My Work Better.
Continue reading