Inspiration

Animal Postcards

These animal postcards from the MOMA shop are so fun. I love how each animal has been so elegantly abstracted down to its most essential shape. The resulting designs are clean, simple, and whimsical.

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Duck Animal Postcard

Penguin Animal Postcard

Zebra Animal Postcard

Images: MOMA

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

Yesterday, I saw that Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel was being advertised on the NYTimes website. Being a gargantuan Wes Anderson fan, I had heard of the movie but not what it was about and when it was coming out. I’d carefully refrained from learning these details because once I know even a small amount of information about a Wes Anderson movie, I need to watch it right away.

Since the movies advertised on the NYTimes article pages are normally imminent releases, I thought it was safe to rush over to YouTube and watch the trailer:

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Rifle Paper Co.

Today, I’m obsessing over the designs of Anna Bond, founder and creative director of the Rifle Paper Co. I love her elegant, whimsical illustrations, many of which are cleverly inspired by old-school nature field guides.

Here are a few of my favorites:

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