laptop sleeve

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by wall threads | by patterns and textures|by tone fonseca |by the cutie prints |by lord of masks| by Va103 

i just placed my first order from Society6 and i am really looking forward to having that very first ever laptop sleeve!! yes you heard it right, the very first one. somehow i’ve never had one before (usually i just threw my macbook into the tote bag) and never felt the need to have one until recent. it’s about time!

so can you guess which one i actually placed the order?

 

laptop sleeve

the cool blue

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this must be the most IT blue this summer season. now with the discovery of the blue pigment that could help to cool off the building – the vibrant blue will not only be spotted from runway but even to the building rooftops!

+YinMn Blue+

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image courtesy of Oregon State University

a bright blue pigment discovered in 2009 by OSU chemists which has high solar reflectance indicates that this ‘cool pigment’ could be used in a variety of exterior applications by reducing surface temperatures, cooling costs, and energy consumption. as a result of this testing, Shepherd Color Co. has licensed the patent for commercialization efforts.

learn more about this vibrant blue – “YinMn blue” – here.

+ capri blue by vince +

vince has launched couple styles with this “capri” blue. after all it is by vince. everything stay cool and minimal, including the colors. nothing too screaming.

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+icebergs by JCFO+

that blue. the icebergs installation is part of the annual summer block party series, opens from July 2 – September 5 at the national building museum in washington dc. learn more about the installation, here.

for a while i’ve been referring this bright blue as field operations blue. now officially i can call it the YinMn blue!

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image via washingtonian| photography by Evy Mages

happy blue sunday =)

the cool blue

wall stickers by ham

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apparently the next UK bank holiday is may 30th, monday… aka memorial day in US. and it happens to be my birthday as well :) to celebrate this big holiday in UK, ham is offering 20% off on all their products till midnight on bank holiday monday.

looking for a minimal, chic, and playful wall sticker? check out these wall stickers by ham. they are awesome. i also added couple other wall stickers by ham to michitecture’s pinterest as well.

happy friday!

wall stickers by ham

design week portland

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still few seats available (as i am typing… hurry up!) from the lettering & printing master workshop by our friends house industries at the portland design week (april 22 & 23). this two days workshop is hosted by swift agency & tanner goods, an equally awesome creative agency and the must-visit leather atelier, respectively, in portland, oregon.

through this two days workshop you will learn the formal and informal script styles as well as trademark house industries tips, tricks and lettering recipes by the master lettering artist ken barber.you will also get to hear three decades of screen printing experience and expertise derived from bringing ridiculous house industries ideas to life by the screen printing  master david dodde, a long time house industries collaborator.

what could be better than spending your time in the hipster town AND hanging out with the masters?

design week portland | april 15-23 2016 | https://2016.designweekportland.com

 

design week portland

vol2. minimalism & sneakers

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images via rag & bone | common projects | net-a-porter

the spring weather in philly has been pretty inconsistent so far: you may have a super beautiful 70s day on friday and then here comes a gloomy 50s raining day over the weekend. hello mr. spring!

i am so looking forward to having a consistent 70s at least three days in a row (am i asking too much?) so i can finally put on white sneakers.

 

vol2. minimalism & sneakers

foiled prints by tom pigeon

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all images courtesy of tom pigeon

current obsession: fife-based scottish design studio tom pigeon‘s  foiled prints. minimal graphic with lux foil touch ( and hand printed in UK)… as the designers described “a nod to glamorous 80’s beach parties”.

oh yeah, summer days.

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all images courtesy of tom pigeon
more awesome prints like this and this on their webshop.

foiled prints by tom pigeon