Louboutin Star Wars Shoes Benefit Starlight Foundation

Long ago we shared with you some very funky Star Wars shoes by trendy brand Irregular Choice.  You can now throw those in the back of the closet because legendary chic shoe designer Christian Louboutin has just created 5 pair of swanky heels – each embellished with bejeweled tie-fighters –  for The Walt Disney Studios and Lucasfilm as  a one-of-a-kind collaboration for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Read more

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Awakening Beauty, A Book and Exhibition of Disney Artist Eyvind Earle.

Hired by The Walt Disney Studios in 1951, Eyvind Earle is best known for his illustrative work on Disney’s highly acclaimed 1959 feature, Sleeping Beauty. The distinctive styling of Earle’s background art for Disney has influenced artists for decades and now a new book of his life’s work, Awakening Beauty, coincides with an exhibition of the same name at the Walt Disney Family Museum. Read more

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The Disney Christopher Ræburn Mickey & Minnie Bags

A special collaboration developed between the Christopher Ræburn studio in east London and Disney character artists in California brings us these fun and fabulous Mickey & Minnie Bags made from ethically sourced Nappa leather and Indigo Denim. Read more

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Gorgeous Shanghai Disney Recruitment Posters

Disney Shanghai Recruitment Posters

Last week I shared with you all the cool stuff at the latest Disney Park, Shanghai Disneyland. If you’ll forgive me for going backwards in time, I’d like to show you the beautiful Chinese paper cut-style recruitment posters created to attract employees for the park and designed by Yiying Lu. Read more

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Shanghai Disneyland Attractions, Art & Innovations (45+ Great photos)

Five weeks ago Disney Parks opened their latest theme park and resort, Shanghai Disneyland, their first in China. Like all Disney projects, the design, the technological innovations, the art and attractions of the park are wonderfully detailed and visually captivating. Read more

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A Magical, Retro Christmas Courtesy of Disney Animator Ralph Hulett

Ralph Hulett Christmas Card Illustrations

Ralph Hulett Vintage Christmas Card Illustrations will immerse you in the whimsical and enchanting world of mid-century holiday art and design. Here are over 35 illustrations by the late Ralph Hulett, one of Disney’s most prolific background animators from 1946-1973. Read more

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Finally, Star Wars Christmas Ornaments With Design Appeal!

Although the seventh movie in the Star Wars franchise, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has yet to be released, you are probably sick of seeing Star Wars related items. That said, I do have to bring these to your attention because they are the first true, officially licensed Star Wars Christmas Ornaments with an aesthetic that will appeal to the artist or graphic designer. Read more

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The Hot Back To School Item – Interactive Pixel Bags and Where To Get ‘Em.

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A rapidly growing trend throughout Europe  – and hoping to catch on here in the US – are these interactive Pixel Bags. Engaging and creative backpacks, school bags and messenger bags for kids that allow them to show off and/or create their own favorite characters and artwork. Read more

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