Meet The Tiny Owl Found In The Rockefeller Christmas Tree

owl found in chritsmas tree

We’re all in need of some Christmas cheer and this year it appears to have come in the form of an Owl in a Spruce rather than a Partridge in a Pear tree. This tiny Saw-whet owl, one of the smallest species of owl in the Northwest, hitched a ride on this year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and was discovered dehydrated and hungry among the trees giant branches by one the tree’s transport workers. (more…)

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Bird Houses of a Different Sort by artist Emmet Duggan

Bird Houses of a Different Sort by artist Emmet Duggan
Home, 24” x 36”, oil on panel, 2020

Bird Houses by Emmet Duggan

We’re no stranger to birds in art, being enormous fans of the work of artist David Tomb and the graphic design of Charley Harper and we love bird houses. But we’d not yet seen anything like the paintings of Emmet Dugan which depict birds in houses quite a bit differently. (more…)

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The Jingoo Birdcage Speaker Light Is Finally Available

Once again, more proof that we know what’s hip. Two years ago we introduced you to Jingoo, a cool bluetooth speaker and light as a little caged bird designed by Sean Chen and Lotta Tu of Taiwan’s DAQI Concept, Inc. At the time they were seeking funding for the product via Indie GoGo and had several different design options which we shared with you here. Fast forward to 2018 and the product, with a few changes since the original, is now available through several Museum Shops and high-end design stores. (more…)

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David Tomb’s Rockfowl and Other Wonders Wows at Fresno Art Museum

In Rockfowl and Other Wonders by David Tomb, now showing at the Fresno Art Museum, the Bay Area artist’s personal passion for birds, nature and the preservation thereof is reflected in his impressive large-scale installations. (more…)

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