Expelliarmus! Harry Potter lipsticks are now a thing

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Thursday 3 September 2015

It is finally coming true, wizards and muggles. A collection of liquid lipsticks has just arrived from LA Splash and they’re named after Harry Potter characters and Hogwarts houses.

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It took 400,000 Lego pieces to build this magical Hogwarts Castle

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Monday 23 February 2015

The films may have come to an end, but that doesn’t mean Harry Potter fans have quit making incredible displays. This homemade Hogwarts Castle was created by Alice Finch from Seattle, who wanted to surprise her kids.

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Hogwarts, where Harry Potter attended school, now faces stiff competition from a similar college in Poland

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in News on Tuesday 9 December 2014

If you are above 18 and still dream of attending school with Harry Potter at Hogwarts (go figure), here’s something created specially for you. At the Czocha College of Witchcraft and Wizardry in Poland, you get to immerse in a similar schooling environment like Harry.

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Dreamy Star Wars and Harry Potter travel posters

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 21 January 2014

While we may never ever experience going to a galaxy far, far away or attending a prestigious school of wizardry in our lifetime, it doesn’t hurt to dream a little bit. With these dreamy and colourful Star Wars- and Harry Potter-inspired travel posters by designer and illustrator Caroline Hadilaksono, the places in their stories become must-see tourist destinations.

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Harry Potter personality types

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 18 September 2013

Fancy being a Harry Potter or a Ron or a Hermione? How about a Snape, or Sirius Black, or Draco Malfoy? Well, now you can finally find out. In the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, people are sorted by the Sorting Hat. In the real world, we’re sorted out by different personality tests. One […]

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Harry Potter and the Quiet book by Julie Gillrie

Julie Gillrie Reader Find

By Julie Gillrie in New Products on Wednesday 7 November 2012

Remember those quiet books your mom made you as a child? What better way to keep a child silently busy, right? Harry Potter And The Quiet Book is my latest in a series of nerdy quiet books for kids. Open Harry’s Hogwarts acceptance letter, drive/fly Harry and Ron to school, dress up Hermione for the ball, and more with this interactive educational 11 page felt book.

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Poster campaign for book exchange initiative in Colombia

Michele Castagnetti Reader Find

By Michele Castagnetti in New Design on Saturday 28 April 2012

This is an amazing poster campaign for a book exchange initiative in Colombia. Each poster features a subtle mesh up: Snow White/Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter/Troy, Little Red Riding Hood/Moby Dick. The headline reads “come with a story and leave with another’. Brilliant! Take a minute to see all the details.

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Licorice Flix: edible movie mosaics made from Red Vines

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Trends on Friday 11 November 2011

Like Red Vines at the movies? Then you’ll love Red Vine portraits of the movies. Enter Licorice Flix. From artist Jason Mecier comes this tasty collection of edible movie mosaics composed entirely of — that’s right — Red Vines. In Mercier’s celebration of all things Hollywood, popcorn stars like Harry Potter, E.T., and Willy Wonka, to name a few, are paid homage in a series of cinema-inspired licorice portraits. Who needs a star on the Walk of Fame when you’re immortalized in Red Vines?

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