Design Week is back in Chicago, June 11–16 … this year celebrating very special events. Monday June 11 marks the opening of the Chicago Design Museum — opening exhibitions include Debbie Millman’s Look Both Ways and Ed Fella’s More Into Less. Here’s the whole week’s schedule.
Looking to get organized? Do it in style with this week’s Felt & Wire Find, Clipsticks from Jill Allyn. Have fun with these cleverly vamped up clothespins. You can use them to hang lists and papers or display your favorite photos and cards. These clips will fit in with any room decor with their brightly colored rubber-bands and choices of wood — walnut or sycamore. Each are embedded with a rare earth magnet to make hanging a breeze. There’s more … Furthermore »
[Alyson Kuhn] Glen Miranker has built, over the past 36 years, a major collection of Sherlockiana that includes some 5000 items. A tasteful selection of pieces, primarily about The Hound of the Baskervilles, is currently on display at The Book Club of California in San Francisco. Miranker’s first editions, manuscript material, playbills, cigarette cards, original magazines and framed posters look perfectly at home here.
If you didn’t get a chance to attend the 2012 National Stationery Show and see all of the incredible booths, you can check some of them out on Felt & Wire’s Facebook page. When you do, vote for your favorite for a chance to win our awesome giveaway. We know it’s hard to pick a favorite, considering all of the hard work and love that went into each and every one of them — but if you do, you can win our awesome prize pack of stationery goodies (pictured after the jump). Read on for details on how to enter …
[Tom Biederbeck] You won’t see Tahiti Pehrson’s installation Sea of Love in this article — not all of it. The work, now on public display at the San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, is too big to be shown onscreen in entirety (it’s also behind glass). But when I spoke with the artist, he provided more than enough details to build a mind’s-eye view of this complex and protean work in hand-cut paper.
Well color me PMS 185 for not getting this sooner! Imagine, over 13,000 PANTONE colors available wherever you go with the myPANTONE app. The app includes the PANTONE PLUS SERIES and Fashion + Home colors. How easy it is to create color palettes on the go, and share them with friends, clients and vendors. Trying to remember that color in the drapes that you want to match paint to? Need to a client to show you the color that’s in their head? Want to send the color of your bridesmaid dress to your invitation printer? What will you use the app for? [KR]