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Great Design and Yummy Food

I absolutely love the illustration on these books by Penguin called the Great Food Series, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith of Penguin UK. A perfect Christmas gift for the foodie in your life!

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Illustrated Classics

The all familiar English-language manual, “The Elements of Style” by Strunk and White, has gotten a face lift. This time around, the classic book is accompanied by whimsical drawings illustrated by Maira Kalman. The drawings will make you see the book in a whole new way, and now you can replace your old tattered version! [...]

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Daily Drop Cap

      I was admiring the work of designer and illustrator Jessica Hische, who posts a beautifully illustrated drop cap daily on her blog, Daily Drop Cap. Check out her work along with the work of special guests who’ve contributed drop caps of their own.

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Digital Paintings on an Ipod Touch

With the tragic passing of Steve Jobs, it really brings to light just how much he changed the world and how he changed the way we do things… I came across this work by Artist Seikou Yamaoka who created a collection of digital paintings like the one above, using an Apple Ipod Touch and Art [...]

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Museum Hopping Around the World in One Day

Image above by Cynthia Plaza. Copyright © Cynthia Plaza Want to visit the MOMA, Uffizi Gallery, and Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum in one day? Take a look at the Google Art Project, launched earlier this year, which gives you access to 17 renowned museums so you can view some of the world’s greatest masterpieces like [...]

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