Saturday, 31 October 2009

splashing out

so i've ran into a bit of bad luck recently and somehow managed to get my bag stolen with what feels like my entire life inside it, ipod, purse, camera, keys, work keys, diary...bummer.
to turn my frown upside down, i've decided to invest in a lovely new vintage satchel, a leather super-wallet, got new keys cut, i have commondeered all my friends music for a new music player and found some lovely new treats for the ears on the way like this amazing cover with an equally amazing video.

to fulfil my camera needs i decided that instead of investing in another standard dixons digital camera i decided to go for my long lusted after lomography camera, deciding to go for a vintage smena and a diana+ F deluxe kit, just take a gander at these beauts-


Tuesday, 6 October 2009

juju's delivery.

i've always liked illustration that incorporates beauty and humour with a little slice of cuteness too!
and how could i resist someone who shares a nickname with me and calls her website 'juju's delivery service' and lays it out like a take away menu? i love her simple line drawings that show a sense of vulnerability and charm. the child-like figures manage to depict a sense of childhood heartbreak whilst being adorable. Founded in 2004 in Berlin, the creator of JuJu's delivery, Julia Schonlau has worked for several companies including Rojo, Concrete Hermit and Threadless.
my favourite pieces of hers are -

this one being sweetly titled swampthing & warewolf.

i would become a boxer and take on both swapthing and warewolf myself if it meant i could get a mural like this on my bedroom wall-