chocolate time

i just ate the last of a (small) slab of Lindt chocolate i had sitting in my room because of this stuff.  the packaging for this range of chocolate is so great – it comes with a pull-off magnet with a chocolate quote on it! yesssss. i would have all those magnets. just sayin’.  and […]


there are just far too many clever people in the world. for proof, check out these amazing Word Animals. seriously though. visit their site here to see even more fabulous Word Animals… including a PENGUIN, yo! sourced from The Curious Brain (which is worth a ton of your time).

honey for my honey

hello, gorgeous. Tamara Mihajlovic came up with the concept design of this incredible brand of honey… and i’m dying because it’s not actually real. i mean, LOOK at it.  conceptually (i have to keep saying that to remind myself that it’s not real…) it comes in three different flavours: buckwheat, cranberry and star thistle. i mean, […]

we go together like…

ramma lamma lamm, ka dinga da dinga dong! 🙂 i shared this on my personal blog, Pink Chucks, the other day, and then couldn’t resist posting it here. to be perfectly honest, i’ve considered shutting dear deer down… but i can’t bring myself to do it! so sometimes there will be double posts on both […]

the writing’s on the wall

i have a thing for pearls of wisdom unceremoniously scribbled/scrawled/sprayed on the sides of buildings. here’s an amalgamation of all of the funny, moving, painful and hopeful wall knowledge i’ve found via the internet. (this last one is from my university campus in Grahamstown. last year it just said “you make me” for the longest […]

back with avenge-ance…

oh that was such a terrible pun. just ignore it. hi everyone! sorry i’ve been gone so long again. i’m the worst. this post is sort of copy-and-pasted from my more general blog over at Pink Chucks, but it has a lot to do with design and illustration, not to mention how much i LOVE […]

only my new favourite artist ever.

Sirin Thada. so, i discovered her something like two days ago, and i don’t think i could be a bigger fan if i tried. this is from her website: “My work is a colorful concoction of everyday observations and embellished eavesdropping, mixed with a dash of pop culture. I am particularly drawn to the basic, […]

Alla Kinda AWESOME!

Alla Kinda are a couple who, according to their vimeo profile, “like drawings, illustration, animation and other -ations”. and guess what? they’re flippin’ good at it, too! here are my favourite of their animations – hope you enjoy them as much as i did 🙂 WE ARE THE IDIOTS! “Hey, look! Here come the idiots! […]

the dead words

here’s a little somethin’ somethin’ i found just today, thanks to The Curious Brain – THE DEAD LETTERS. this incredible project combines two of the great loves of my life – words and graphic design. find out more about the project here. all lettering by the incredible Karen To! Zoophyte (zoh-uh-fahyt), n. 1621-1983; plant-like animal such as coral. […]