Friday, April 29, 2011

50 reasons not to date a graphic designer

I found this amusing list from abourbonforsilvia
I seriously don't see anything wrong with any of these...


1. They are very weird people.
2. There are billions of them in the world, like colors on the screen of your computer.
3. They will analyse conversations in layers.
4. You will spend the day assembling furniture from IKEA.
5. They drink and eat all kinds of weird shit just because they like the packaging.
6. They hate each other.
7. You’ll come out the last out of the movies because you have to see the full list of credits.
8. They cant change a light bulb or without making a sketch.
9. They fuck up all the tables with their cutters.
10. They rather study the paisley pattern on your outfit than listen to what you have to say.
11. They will fill your house with magazines and whatever is out there that has drawings.
12. You never know if it is really an original or a copy.
13. They make collages with your photos.
14. They do not know how to add and subtract, they just understand letters.
15. They idolize people who nobody knows and speak of them as if they were his colleagues.
16. They take pictures almost daily and all are cut in weird shapes.
17. They ask your opinion about everything but  they do whatever they want.
18. Everything is left justified, right or center unless they arrive late.
19. They hate Comic Sans with the same passion they love Helvetica.
20. They use iPhone for everything, because everyone has one.
21. You can not decorate the house without consulting them.
22. They steal street signs.
23. Always carry their hands painted with something.
24. They buy dolls unfinished for them to paint.
25. Everything becomes something other than what it really is: cards as tickets, cards as …
26. When arguing, you will be nicknamed like the OSX spinning wheel (not affectionately)
27. Do not know how to dress without consulting the Pantone book.
28. They hate Excel.
29. They read comics.
30. They want to save the world only with a poster.
31. You will spend the day brainstorming.
32. On vacation they will take you to countries that you do not know exist and have no beach.
33. Museums are their second home.
34. They know more positions than the Kamasutra.
35. They can’t go to a restaurant without secretly critiquing the menu design.
36. They listen to music you have never heard of.
37. They can´t cook a normal dish, they always have to experiment with new ingredients.
38. They read rare books: stories of children, Semiotics …
39. When you are going to tell you something, everyone has read it in their facebook and twitter.
40. They have own iPods before you knew they existed.
41. The orgasm they remember is when they heard that Adobe was acquiring Macromedia.
42. They have their own shops just for them and there are the most expensive in the city.
43. They want to spend all the money in the Apple Store.
44. You will never understand their gifts.
45. They see ordinary objects and laugh.
46. You wake up in the middle of the night hearim them screaming “When is the deadline?”
47. They see CMYK and RGB like Neo sees the Matrix.
48. They dream of the day nobody will make a single change to their designs.
49. They rather pay for a font than for a special birthday gift.
50. They are always sleepy because they work 24/7.

Underwhelming Kate Middleton's Wedding Dress

Ya I was one of those who stayed on last night to watch the royal wedding. Because I wanted to see the dress. I have to say that the dress is quite underwhelming considered that it designed by Sarah Burton from Alexander McQueen.

I was expecting to see something like this...




















or these...


















via lifeisreallybeautiful and signature9

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

John Waters Public Service Announcement

Sebastian Horsley's Front Door


















Sebastian Horsley, 1962 – 2010
via barimavox

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via ffffound

Obama birth certificate

After all the fuzz about Obama birth certificate, White House says what the hell and released President Obama's long-form birth certificate to reporters on Wednesday, an extraordinary step in reaction to renewed questions from critics about whether he was born in Hawaii.



















via latimes

Thursday, April 21, 2011

South Beach Diet

I have so many good things to say about South Beach diet. First time I did it was right before my wedding. It was just a fulfilling diet. The idea is to eat no carb or sugar in the first two weeks. And only eat things that are low on glycemic index. After week 3 I can start eating carb and sugar. Since I'm eating 5 meals a day per south beach requirement, I didn't feel like I starved my self at all. Instead I was full of energy and my metabolism was super charged. I would recommend this to anyone who is looking to lose weight and wanna maintain the weight for a long time. 



Today's Breakfast
eggwhite parmesan, arugula caprese salad
photo by stickybee

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

South Beach Diet

Ya this is what I eat lately. Not too bad actually. Everything tastes much better grilled.  



South Beach diet info via southbeach-diet-plan
photo by stickybee

Bedtime

fabulous diy cat bed
four-poster cat bed made from junk

Monday, April 18, 2011

Harper’s Bazaar Spain 2011 Calendar: Sheila Marquez






































Exstreme bling photo of Spanish model ,Sheila Marquez, photographed by Nico. The photo featured on Haper's Bazaar Spain 2011 Calendar, is suggesting that it's going to be a bling bling year.
via photographyoffice

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Paper cuts

"Paper Cuts" paper sculptures in toilet paper rolls by a Paris based artist-illustrator Anastasia Elias.



























via fubiz

Astrud Gilberto - take me to Aruanda

a tune off of her 1965 The Shadow of Your Smile album, "(Take Me to) Aruanda"


image via exquisitelyboredinnacogdoches

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Insult Generator

Something useful for you folks out there...

Instructions:
1. Randomly select a word from the left column
2. Randomly select a word from the right column
3. Combine the two words into one word
4. Speak the combined words to the person you wish to insult

Insult Generator


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funky hair alpaca makes my day!

Monday, April 4, 2011

Monday

After a month long vacation. Coming back to work is quite daunting.





















The first “C” in Coca-Cola
via coca-colaconversations
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