A collection of great art, good design & interesting things, for reference & inspiration

6 December 2013

On the steps of the Sydney Opera House 
24th October 1990

1 December 2012


Slim Aarons (1916 - 2006) was an American photographer who described his career as "photographing attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places".

Summer is officially here, so let's go poolside with Slim Aarons and the beautiful people!

Leisure And Fashion
Palm Beach, Florida / 1961

Carlton Hotel, Cannes, France / 1958

Penthouse Pool
Athens, Greece / 1961

Coconut Cocktail
Acapulco, Mexico / 1952

Sea Drive
'Amphicar' at Nassau, Bahamas / 1967

Poolside Gossip
Palm Springs, California / 1970

Many more wonderful Slim Aarons photos can be found here

16 October 2012

"Hard work is simply the refuge of people who have nothing whatever to do."
- Oscar Wilde 

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Portrait of Oscar Wilde
oil on cardboard / 1895

28 April 2012

Jumping Deer, North America / 1921

10 April 2012


These paintings by Cathy Cullis have a beautiful stillness and simplicity to them.
I love a good still life!

The Magpie Painter
acrylic on canvas / 2011

Just Before the Fennel Flowers
acrylic on canvas / 2011

Bee Jar with Oregano
acrylic on canvas / 2011
The Blackbird Bowl
acrylic on canvas / 2011

31 March 2012


These are just a few of the typographic logotypes for EF International Language Centers who have
40 destinations around the world. They were designed by art director & designer Albin Holmqvist.

12 March 2012

Shark Walk

Carlsbad, California
via Unurth