Friday, August 20, 2010

happy weekend

Thanks to all of you who have been following this week! Writing on this blog sometimes feels a bit silly... but the truth is, giving myself a reason to write little tidbits about design and inspiring people has given me more discipline and has reorganized my creative process. It's little exercises like this that help me move forward and enable me to reach goals I set for myself, something I've been in desperate need of. Thanks to all you who have periodically checked in, it's nice to know that you're there.

For those of you who might be new to the blog, friday is all about inspiration. Some photos are gathered from an endless, unorganized folder of images saved over the past couple of years, while others are compiled each week. Without further a due...

Papercut stationary and art by mrYen.
Corner charm from decor8.

I spotted this new book Creative Inc. in stores this week. It's basically a "how to" be a successful freelance creative and covers everything from portfolio work to dealing the legal issues of starting a business. The writers? Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho, founder of Oh Joy. Check out this little promo video they made to kick off the book tour.

I found a website yesterday courtesy of Artisans Collective called Factory 20, a company that collects beautiful, unique, vintage items including furniture, lighting, art, objects and even apparel. There are truly some amazing finds on this site, all of which are for sale and for rent. What a great prop source for photo shoots, films, events etc...

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