This week’s mix is all atmospheric, headphones-necessary songs that are down-tempo and a bit moody and introspective. And apparently, an all-male mix this week! Enjoy and cheers to June just around the corner.
1. Pingszoo, one of my favourite illustrators, has been keeping me smiling (and kicking my butt too work harder on my illustrations!) 2. Ah, time or money, the freelancer’s dilemma. 3. Marianne Beck creates a typeface out of neatly overlapped scraps. 4. I love coffee. I also love feeling healthy. So Java
I often get asked how I create my illustrations, so today I’m tearing down that wall of mystery and walking you through my file, layers and process of a recent illustration of mine. A lot of people warn against sharing these kinds of “illustration secrets”, but helping others grow creatively i
I’ve always been a fan of pink, but at this time of year, that love blooms tenfold (pun intended). The smell of spring is in the air—which, in my neighbourhood, is the smell of cherry blossoms and magnolias. Though I don’t have any on my property (unfortunately), these few shots were taken on my m
A few weeks ago, I scored this awesome framed hand-embroidered canvas artwork at my local Re-Store for $8. And I completely ruined it. The shot below was taken in the store (next to many other adorable embroidered pieces, unfortunately none which had any sign on them of who made them). I fell in love with [&hel
My living room has gone through a few iterations when it comes to furniture. Rugs, couches, plants and side tables have come and gone. But up until last week, my gallery wall had remained the same. This was my set-up when I first moved in 18 months ago: The few months that followed saw a […]
LEISURE, a new band from Auckland, NZ leads the way with my favorite kind of song — one that has a slow melody and fast beat. After that is an instrumental track that is anything but boring. It may, in fact, be super duper (pun intended). Then some blues by Jimi Charles Moody feeds my […]
For the longest time, teal conjured up images of nautical-themed rooms or distressed vintage furniture for me, all of which aren’t my cup of tea. But lately I’ve been having a new appreciation for the hue, when pale and light. I still can’t quite love fully-saturated teal, and I may never, but