Modernist Items for the Home from Illustrator Charley Harper

Charley Harper

Charley Harper was an American original. For more than six decades he painted colorful and graphic illustrations of nature, animals, insects and people alike, from his home studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, until he passed away in 2007, at the age of 84. His work style has a Mid-century Modern meets Art Deco vibe to it and an aesthetic that is timeless. These items make great gifts for bird, animal and art lovers. (more…)

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2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition: The Winning Photos

2014 wildlife photograher of the year competition winners

Celebrating its 50th year, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition has just announced the winners for 2014. I have each of the stunning winning photos from all the adult categories to share with you. (more…)

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Artist Vik Muniz Creates Limited Edition Hummingbird Bottle for Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque Rosé

Limited Edition Hummingbird Bottle for Perrier Jouet

Artist Vik Muniz was asked to create a special limited edition bottle for Perrier Jouet’s 2005 vintage of Belle Epoque Rosé. He felt the front of the bottle didn’t warrant any more decoration, so he chose to create the hummingbird on the interior back side. The accompanying box has a gold foil printed humming bird amongst the company’s signature anemones. (more…)

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The DUPLEX Aquarium Birdcage In A Limited New Edition

Duplex Aquarium Birdcage

A few years back, every design blog was sharing the Duplex, a conceptual design that combined an aquarium with a birdcage by Constance Guisset.  Now, in a new, updated edition, the Duplex  Aquarium Birdcage Version 2 has been produced in a limited number of 8 by Specimen Editions. (more…)

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A Bouquet Of Birds. Artist Hong Yi Uses Flowers Petals To Construct Birds.

Malaysian artist and architect Hong Yi (aka Red) whose wonderful portrait made of socks and coffee stain portrait for Nespresso I have already shared with you, has this sweet series of birds made of flower petals, herbs, dried leaves and twigs. (more…)

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