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Elegant Watercolor Graphics by Fabien Barral
By April 19, 2011

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As a watercolor artist, I love to incorporate watercolors into my graphic designs. French graphic designer Fabien Barral’s work introduces a similar artistic vein. I was most struck by the ethereal element expressed in his clean, art-inspired designs, which feature watercolor paintings created by his wife.
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Charm City Cakes
By April 14, 2011
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What’s the craziest cake you can dream up? Chances are the folks at Charm City Cakes can build it. This Baltimore cake shop produces crazy, innovative custom cakes to satisfy any sweet tooth.

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Hotel Room Illustrated by Matt Saunders
By April 12, 2011
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A number of hotels are inviting artists to illustrate wall murals for individual rooms, a concept which I love! What a great way to sleep inside an artist’s drawing. The Artist Residence Hotel in Brighton, England has rooms with sea views that are decked out with painted wall murals like these by Matt Saunders, an illustrator and animator based in Leeds.

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Cable Art by Maisie Maud Broadhead
By April 8, 2011

maisie broadhead Cable Art by Maisie Maud Broadhead design Got blank walls, and are you at a loss about how to fill them? How about creating cable art with your spare cords and wires? Check out these installations by designer Maisie Maud Broadhead.
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[ via Fresh Home ]

How to Make Radish Mushrooms
By April 7, 2011

radish mushrooms How to Make Radish Mushrooms food Ooooh! Dress up your salads with these radish mushrooms. Add to that by creating little eyes, which will transform your “mushrooms” into Super Mario mushrooms! Check out the tutorial here.

[ via The Paper Pony ]

New York’s M.A.C. Wonder Woman Pop-Up Store
By April 6, 2011

Wonder Woman pop up store 1 New Yorks M.A.C. Wonder Woman Pop Up Store design Looking for supersize lipglass, reflex glitter pigments, or nail polish in a shade worn by Wonder Woman? Then check out M.A.C. cosmetics’ one-of-a-kind Wonder Woman pop-up shop in New York for a dose of heroine goodness.

A Cloud Umbrella and Smart Egg Lamp by Joon & Jung
By April 5, 2011

joon and jung 1 A Cloud Umbrella and Smart Egg Lamp by Joon & Jung design Today I stumbled across these two great products: a cloud umbrella and an egg lamp. They were designed by Joon & Jung, a product design studio based in the Netherlands and run by two designers from South Korea.joon and jung 2 A Cloud Umbrella and Smart Egg Lamp by Joon & Jung design

Wanderlust Hotel
By April 4, 2011
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In Singapore’s Little India district there’s a stylish boutique hotel making waves. The Wanderlust Hotel is a haven for contemporary design, filled with funky, one-of-a-kind rooms decorated around cool themes like outer space, bling, a tree, and a typewriter.

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Android Wedding Cake
By April 1, 2011

Android Cake Android Wedding Cake food This Android wedding cake is so much fun! A little background behind it: the wedding couple work for T-Mobile and LG—and love Android.

Mindy Shapero
By March 30, 2011

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Mindy Shapero is an artist based in Los Angeles who creates sculptures and installations that are filled with funky shapes and forms evocative of elements one might find on another planet. Mindy is extremely talented at composing surreal forms that have a captivating organic quality about them.
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