THINGS THAT MAKE ME SMILE

inhabited type via au pays des merveillesJing Zhang designed these inhabited letters with an astonishing amount of detail.  (source)

things i told the internet but didn't tell my mom via au pays des merveilles

Anna Ladd questions privacy in these times of blogging and social networks in her series “Things I told the internet but didn’t tell my mom”.  Each of the handmade banners expresses a statement that she posted on the internet over the years but never talked about in person.  (source)

kings and queens of architecture via au pays des merveilles

In the series “Kings and queens of architecture”, illustrator Paul Stuller drew starchitects wearing their most iconic building on their head.  (By the way, you can find my photographs of Bjarke Ingels’ “hat” here.)  (source)

belgian slang via au pays des merveilles

Opening Ceremony is paying tribute to Belgium this month, by posting a Belgian Slang Dictionary on their blog.  You can find all of them here and even send in suggestions!

calligraphy animals via au pays des merveilles

These wonderfully simple animals are drawn by Andrew Fox with just a few strokes of his calligraphy pen.  (source)

engraved rolling pin via au pays des merveilles

These engraved rolling pins look like so much fun, but the best is yet to come: you can even get them custom made!  Get them here.  (source)

houseplant cupcakes via au pays des merveilles

With the cacti-craze and succulent love that has been going around lately (you can read more about my personal plant favorites here, here, here and here or on pinterest), it was just a matter of time before someone combined their love for plants with their love for food.  Thanks to Brooklyn-based baker Alana Jones-Mann, you can find out how to make these cupcakes yourself here.  (source)

thruth facts via au pays des merveilles

You can find the most fun infographics at truthfacts.

landscapes for the people via au pays des merveilles

“Landscapes for the People” is a series by Mark Lyon, displaying the contradiction between these peaceful landscape that are used as a background in stressful environments.  Quite ironic.  (source)

the interiors of wes anderson via au pays des merveilles

I saved the best for last: design bible Apartamento explored the world of Wes Anderson’s movie sets, all of which are designed up until the smallest details.  More photos here.

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7 Comments

  1. Ines June 15, 2014

    Oh er zitten echt fijne dingen tussen!

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  2. thebeautynary June 15, 2014

    Die Belgische slang is hilarisch!
    Leuk artikel! :)

    ~ Hannelore

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  3. Yasmine June 16, 2014

    Leuke links!

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  4. The Ginger Diaries June 23, 2014

    Haha, die Belgische woorden zijn super grappig. Als we buitenlands bezoek hebben, laten we hen ook altijd een paar woorden zeggen. Het is altijd lachen geblazen dan! xo

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  5. Maya June 25, 2014

    Aah deze posts zijn altijd mijn favoriet! Love love die letter art en die architect hats zijn zo grappig :D

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  6. Tea - theFourOhSeven July 4, 2014

    Wes Anderson is liefde. Heb je het boek ook gezien? Daar staan ook al zoveel fijne plaatjes in

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    • Hannelore July 7, 2014

      Ja, dat boek staat ook op mijn verlanglijstje!

      Reply

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