16 October 2011

tell us a fairy story




but the kids are alright.





Mods and their Vespas.  Someday, I will have a Vespa. Someday. 

if I ever become an illustrator...


this will be my model for the evil Roald Dahl schoolteacher.

21 July 2011

velvet and the golden rule





Studio On Fire letterpress, Willy Wonka, Popeye Magazine, Lily Donaldson for Max Mara, and an ad for Domain AU via Dustjacket Attic. 

20 July 2011

18 July 2011

oh my darlin, oh my darlin






(leave me the white and a random google search)

17 July 2011

16 July 2011

think pink when you shop for summer clothes




Funny Face, Mika, Eloise, the Pantone color of the year. 

Darling Duckie










13 July 2011

12 July 2011




Ratty, Mole, and Toad, illustrated by E.H. Shepard

11 July 2011


Isn't she great? Maira Kalman, I adore thee. 
Everybody is "Keep Calm" nuts right now.  I feel very superior for knowing about these posters long before the populous on Polyvore became enamored with "Keep Calm and Carrie Bradshaw"prints and "Keep Calm and Eat a Cupcake" pillows.  I have to take every imagined victory I can get. 

Lisa. Carol. Fremont.




Edith Head was a genius.  And she wore such marvelous glasses.