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You Can't Be in a Bad Mood: things that make me smile

Recently, I'm noticing more art, objects, things that make me smile. I have a saying when I find something really cheerful and clever or beautiful at the same time, "You can't be in a bad mood when you look at that!" Here are a few things that put me in a great mood... Dominic Wilcox is one of my favorite emerging artists. Check out his latest work (and his blog, Variations on Normal), Watch Sculptures called Moments in Time. Jaime Derringer, founder of Design Milk must share my sense of humor, she finds images, products and design that often make me smile. These made me laugh out loud... I especially love this photo by Vadim Fedotov that appeared on my...

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Changing the Mona Lisa- What Would You Do?

Jaime Derringer, founder of one of my fav blogs, Design Milk, published a poster that fits this week's theme, What Would You Do? so perfectly. Jaime dives deep into the heart of interior design, architecture, product design, textiles, graphic design looking for all things modern, amazing, and beautiful. I'm always discovering new artists and designers (well, new to me!), and finding myself wondering, "could I have done that?" To introduce this poster and artist I saw on Design Milk, let's first ask the question- If you could re-color, re-invent, change the Mona Lisa in any way, What Would You Do? Gary Andrew Clarke designed a poster, Mona Lisa Remixed, paring down the painting into a grid of colored circles- gorgeous!...

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