This is a fun concept - an edible Japanese Zen rock garden. The ingredients include black sesame cubes (“rocks”) and a bed of sugar (“sand”).
Found via Spoon & Tamago.
Cathy Daley's work investigates the iconography of the feminine, drawing on “persistent cultural images inspired by ballerina tutus, the garb of fairy-tale princesses and Barbie doll couture.” Daley’s gestural black and white drawings caught my eye.
This ‘Four of Diamonds’ playing card design by illustrator Tony Meeuwissen is both incredibly clever and beautifully executed.
Here are some lovely lively-looking matchboxes from the 1970s, featuring alphabetical animals. I really like the thick black outlines on these.
Found via/available to buy individually from Present&Correct.
Lo Cole's work is wonderfully bright and bold - I appreciate the modern, graphic aesthetic.
This piece, entitled ‘Very Early Birds’, is available to buy as a print.
Found via DESIGN A EMPORTER.
According to the information, Powell “was intrigued by the silent witness they bore to countless personal narratives, most of which are now lost to history.” The pieces, such as this one entitled ‘Yeti Hands’, were created in wax on the back of mirrors.
Found via Lancia Trendvisions.
I really like this cleverly-designed watch by Mr Jones Watches - it is called ‘Rush Hour’ and pays homage to “the restless energy of the London crowd.”
The legs actually move around the face of the watch, depicting a crowd constantly in motion.
This shelf is designed to look like a fire escape - perfect for anyone who fantasises about living in a Manhattan apartment. Or…gerbils?
Found via/available to buy from Lindsay Interiors.