What is this witchery? Lithuanian designer Ignas Survila designed this traffic-stopping neon eye candy of an urban kickscooter with little wheels that can be folded in two when not in use, and slung casually over the shoulder. Screams ‘hipster’ to be sure, but boy, does it look good.
Okay, Etsy, we’ve found some hope in you again. California-based Bernardo, who honed his skills in electronics from spending five years in the navy, started out selling single-color light up bras but has since expanded his range to include battery-powered light up hoodies. These come in blue, white, green, red or pink, and you can […]
Located in the outskirts of Las Vegas is Reed Whipple Cultural Center, where The Neon Boneyard (also known as the Neon Museum) is hosted. Here, over 150 discarded signage and used marquees from the 1930s to the present day are preserved. How awesome is this?
We checked in with the exciting new illustrator James Blagden last week and followed up with him to find out what music he works to. Given the day-glo intensity of his creations, it would have to be electro remixes, right? Or deep and dishy acid rock? Nope. ‘There Stands the Glass, Wondering, More and More, and I’ll Get By Somehow, all by country legend Webb Pierce’. Huh.
James Blagden is one of the most unique and original young illustrators out there. He is going to be big, big, BIG. And I’m so proud as I used to be his teacher! His website just got a makeover for 2009, so we checked in with him and asked him what else he’d been working on lately: ‘I’ve done some commercial work for Nike and Uniqlo and a recent editorial drawing for a Swiss magazine called Annabelle. I’ve got a couple of personal projects going as well. Hopefully I’ll stay focused long enough to finish them’.
While I feel I am not alone in breathing a sigh of relief over this season’s purging of fluoro, in retrospect there was a lot to be learned from the experience: don’t wear all fluoro, or don’t wear fluoro at all. And we slowly trudged back to black, which, despite what other colors may think, will always be the new black.