The Story of Seinfeld’s Festivus and 20+ Festivus-Related Products.

Festivus, The Holiday For The Rest Of Us“, comes from the tenth episode of the ninth and final season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. Named “The Strike“, it was the 166th episode of the long running series and aired on December 18, 1997. This was the episode that featured and popularized the holiday of Festivus. So much so, that new products continue to honor the TV-born Holiday whose fans and followers continue to grow. Read more

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Armenian Design Firm Goes Nuts And Wins Gold.

Backbone Branding is an independent branding studio located in Yerevan, Armenia with a reputation for award winning identity design and packaging. Their stunning packaging design for Pchak brand harvested nuts and fruits has garnered them a Gold Award from the 2017 Pentawards. Read more

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Snoop Dogg’s Pounds : Five Premium Glass Bongs

The Doggfather, your favorite pot-smoking, Martha Stewart-loving, artist, entertainer and businessman adds to his already beautifully packaged product line Leafs by Snoop with Pounds, a premium line of borosilicate glass pipes and smoking accessories. Read more

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Moodtown Design’s Cool Stainless Steel Dog Key Chains

These fully handmade, frosted-finish dog breed keychains are made with origami-like sculptural shapes of high quality stainless steel after 1550 degree Celsius casting by China’s Moodtown Design. And they are beautiful. Read more

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Gorgeous Geode Jigsaw Puzzles Inspired by Natural Agate

Nervous System has been making puzzles since 2012 with a unique cut style they designed based on crystal formation. The puzzle’s pieces grow into each other, interlocking with shapes similar to dendritic crystals or ice formations. After their Infinity Puzzle* went viral in 2016, they decided to expand their puzzle offerings with a new cut style that featured a different kind of interlocking shape. Geode is their latest series of one-of-a-kind computer generated jigsaw puzzles inspired by the formation of agate. Read more

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The Miniature Life Calendar 2018 Is Here

Tatsuya Tanaka is part miniature photographer and part writer. Born in Kumamoto in 1981, his miniature life photo collections have been published in multiple books and yearly calendars since 2011. Read more

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Artsy Ad Campaign With Middle Eastern Touch for Marzook Luxury Handbags

Yes, inserting a product into a classic piece of art has been done a million times. Yet some have a twist- and that’s the case with this ad campaign for the latest collection of luxury handbags from the designer sibling duo behind Marzook. Read more

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Virginia Mori’s Macabre Illustrations As Gucci Fashion

I’m a big fan of the illustrative work of Virginia Mori. An Italian artist and animator whose drawings are reminiscent of Edward Gorey in terms of the macabre subject matter and monochromatic sketching style – only they’re executed in a more graceful manner and not accompanied by words.


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Netflix 80’s-Style Stranger Things Fashion Collection Launches Today

Fashion retailers Topshop and Topman are linking up with the hugely popular Netflix show Stranger Things to promote the second season through a “360 relationship”: a special fashion collection and in-store takeovers beginning today. Read more

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Pop Artist Peter Max Turns 80. And He’s Still Creating.

Known for his psychedelic style, pop artist Peter Max rose to fame and became an indelible part of our American culture in the 60’s with his colorful ‘groovy’ artworks which captured the spirit of love, peace and ecology. Today the artist, who is still creating, celebrates his 80th birthday. Read more

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