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print & pattern: circles 08.31.2011

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It’s different than a polka-dot, it’s full on large-scale circles-and we’re seeing them pop up all over the place for Fall fashion. Love it when it’s done in a classic black and a pale neutral!

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art & design: the ampersand, 3rd edition 08.30.2011

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we can’t get enough. so much love for the ampersand.

here are our most recent favorites (clockwise from top lef): coffee & cigarettes posterand then I woke up t-shirt from Ugmonk, Tuesday ampersand from three hundred and sixty-five days (of ampersands), ampersand logo and then we couldn’t resist this fun ampersand chair from Ninaribena via Apartment Therapy!

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  1. Naomi

    >Every time I write out an ampersand, I go slow and make sure it's absolutely perfect and beautiful. It's my favorite figure to write (I'm a dork, I know).

    August 30, 2011 3:14 pm
  2. Ampersand Design Studio

    >we don't call that dorky, just cool in our book :)
    obviously we totally agree!

    September 1, 2011 3:02 am

color crush: penelope dullaghan 08.29.2011

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So in love with the palette in this illustration by Penelope Dullaghan. Her work is stunning and definitely worth a trip to her website. You will most likely recognize some of her drawings.

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  1. theolivetree

    >lovely!

    August 29, 2011 1:21 pm
  2. ALi

    >beautiful color combination

    September 4, 2011 3:30 am

on the lookout: backpacks 08.26.2011

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Well, it’s that time again…the little ones are headed back to school with their backpacks full of new supplies. Why should the big kids get left out, especially when backpacks are so trendy right now?

Kiddo packs (clockwise): Transportation Multi Backpack, Monkey Zoo Pack, Boys Rucksack, EcoPack, Elephant Backpack, Frog Backpack

Backpacks for the young at heart (clockwise): Backpack in Sea, Striped Fleece Backpack, Pop Quiz Backpack, Belar Backpack and Shoulder Bag, SuperBreak Pack, Waxed Canvas Backpack

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  1. Sara

    >I loved the striped backpacks!

    August 26, 2011 1:26 pm
  2. Naomi

    >FROG!

    August 26, 2011 2:09 pm