Tag Archives: design

Sneak Peek: Johnny Cupcakes LA shoppe

26 Jul

My boy Dave O hipped me to Johnny Cupcakes a while back, amused (as was I) with the bakery-themed store on Boston’s famed Newbury Street. O yeah, and they also design some pretty fresh shtuff. Well Johnny Cupcakes is officially moving to the West Coast soon, opening a new store on Melrose Ave. in LA on August 2 (big party, we hear). Here Johnny gives us an update on the construction of the Los Angeles shoppe.  Really like the cool vintage feel going on here.  Check it out and let me know what you think.

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KOTW: Nike Dunk High SB – Marge Simpson

21 Jul

Beautiful limited-edition Dunk Highs are perfect for sneakerheads and cartoon enthusiasts alike.  Created in a unique colorway that mimics the Marge character of “The Simpsons” fame.  More shots after the jump. Cop some at Caliroots. [via KicksOnFire.]

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KOTW: Jeff Hamada x Converse 1HUND(RED) Chuck Taylor

14 Jul

This week The N. Period will kick off the first installment of its “Kicks of the Week” feature. This first entry comes from graphic designer Jeff Hamada and are part of the Converse 1 HUND(RED) collaboration, an effort by the company designed to help fight the war against HIV/AIDS in Africa. Check some info about the production of these from the artist here. More pics after the jump. Stay tuned for more fresh kicks each and every Monday here at The N. Period. [via KicksOnFire.] Continue reading

Estevan Oriol

12 Jul

Great photographer. More at EstevanOriol.com. [via Hamburger Eyes.]

Amazing Graf Animation

7 Jul

Some truly spectacular work was put in by artist Blu as he has created this beautiful sequence using graffiti and stop action animation. The mind fairly boggles. Thanks for this to my buddy Jonathan and his friend’s blog.

More info at blublu.org

The Desktop Wallpaper Project

5 Mar

desktop wallpaper project

Thanks to Bobby S over at the Kitsune Noir blog, desktops around the world will now be more stylish as they launch The Desktop Wallpaper Project today.  Each Wednesday you can mosey on over the +KN blog and pick up a new wallpaper from one of the most talented artists practicing today — all free.  Today’s contributions come from Tim Biskup, Mcbess and IMAKETHINGS.  I’ve been waiting for an idea like this to come along for some time.  Each wallpaper is available in a variety of sizes, including custom versions for iPhones and PSPs. Enjoy!

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