examples of impressive illustration by various artists

Paintings of Useless Books by Anna Hoyle

Melbourne based artist and illustrator Anna Hoyle has both talent and a sense of humor as evidenced by her series of gouache paintings of imagined books. Painted on paper with such tongue-in-cheek titles such as My Clothes Hate Me, Ugly Hair Since Grade Two and Goodbye My Love and Don’t Follow Me Anymore, the art resembles books you often find marked down on carts outside of bookstores. (more…)

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Mid-Century Modern Eames Coloring Toy is Reintroduced

Eames Office The Coloring Toy is a boxed set of 16 crayons, 8 die-cut panels and butterfly clips that was designed in 1955 by Charles and Ray Eames. Intended as a way for children to explore color, drawing, shapes and imaginative play, it’s been re-issued for a whole new generation of MCM lovers and their kids. (more…)

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