10 Ways To Wish Brody & Carrie A Happy Homeland Valentine’s Day.

 A Happy Homeland Valentine's Day

What do the television show Homeland and Valentine’s Day have in common? While the award-winning Showtime drama may have more in common with the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre than the day of hearts and cupids, copywriter Deanna Director and designer Caroline Director have had some fun combining their love of both to create some funny (and punny) cards to celebrate. (more…)

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A Different Kind of Valentine. Eric Liot Heart Sculptures.

Eric Liot Heart Sculptures

Paris based artist Éric Liot combines items archetypal of our consumer based society with objects and fragments from pop culture. Pieces of film, advertisements, toys, comics and anime are assembled or collaged to ultimately represent a colorful, decadent society, delusional in its mad self-celebration. (more…)

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How The World’s Best Selling Valentine’s Day Candy, Conversation Hearts, Are Made.

How Conversation hearts are made

It’s that time of year again. Valentine’s Day. When happy shiny couples give one another cute warm fuzzies while the rest of the world either remains hopeful or bitterly dejected. Either way, one can’t get away from the classic “Sweethearts” by Necco come mid-February. From the candy to Keds, iPhone apps to fragrances, talking hearts abound. (more…)

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