Saturday, June 30, 2012

Last Day For Foie Gras

The time has come...The state banned sale and production of duck and geese liver because of the concern over the feeding practices. The ban over foie gras will take an effect this Sunday. That makes today the last day we can eat foie gras in California. So go ahead folks...

Coriander-Crusted Foie Gras, Mélisse

 Foie Gras BLT, The O Hotel’s Bar + Kitchen

 FG&J Donut, UMAMIcatessen

Foie Gras Three Ways, The Little Door

 Foie Gras Ravioli, Scarpetta 

 Foie Gras Cheesecake, Haven

 Foie Gras Burger, Hot’s Kitchen 

 Foie Gras, Ink

 BBQ Eel & Foie Gras Terrine, Waterloo & City


 Torchon of Foie Gras, Papilles

Duck Liver Sausage, Wirsthaus 

Last but not least ....Dog biscuits at Bouchon 

photos via discoverlosangeles

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Super Shiny Lights | What I want now!

The search continue for my kitchen lamp. Now I know that I want something light and airy over my breakfast nook... I was looking at some glass chandelier but that's too predictable. Then I found these shiny lamps. I'm not talking just any shiny, sparkly things. I'm talking reflective shiny lamps. Reflect everything like a mirror. This is a pretty damn good idea. They reflect so much light and blend in to the environment. 

 Porter Pendant $724.90

Copper Shade Pendant $610.00


 Light Shade Shade 70 + Chandelier $2,178.00

Ortenzia Suspension Cluster Light $2,340.00

Belle Soiree Pendant Light $1,040.00

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Are you ready for Summer?

These shoes said yes!
Watermelon Vans via hypebeast

Selfridges Candy

Some pretty candy in vintage milk bottles. Originally from Selfridges website, but now no longer available. There are some cool stuff there. Too bad... it's not a U.S. store.


Flaming Lips House

One of a kind house designed by Fitzsimmons Architects. Michelle Martin-Coyne, a photographer and artist, and her husband Wayne, front man of the Flaming Lips live here. In this mid century modern, folk art, cave, glam rock, psychedelic, chic (Just when you don't think these words belong in one sentence...)








Cool Duracell Ads


A student work by Spencer Bigum. A playful take on a character based packaging. Perfectly cut out where it needed. Simple clean and impactful. 




Friday, June 22, 2012

Marc Johns' illustrations

I came across these quirky illustration by Marc Johns on Flickr and I just couldn't help it. They are so funny and cute. I enjoy them so much, I probably went through the whole library and looked through everything. They are simple medium, just ink and watercolor. The writings and the character design are genius. There are some great illustrations with nice details and typography there, but I didn't think they are as funny as simpler ones.


















via Marc John's Flickr



















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