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Blog to Bookmark: Things Organized Neatly

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Things Organized Neatly: Inspiration for anyone else who scribbled down “BE NEATER,” as a New Year’s resolution.…

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Cats Wearing Sweaters. That is All.

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Images via: jŵloσ and Dream Beam.

With the New Year getting closer and closer by the moment, you’ve probably heard all of the hype swirling around United Bamboo’s upcoming 2011 Calendar featuring some very stylish cats wearing darling duds.  …

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Cats… In Space!

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Space is rad, and so are cats, so you can imagine my excitement when I discovered that someone has merged the two and created this amazing series of starry-eyed prints. Photographer and illustrator Boya Latumahina designed these celestial cats …

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Write a Bike

All images via Juri Zaech.

We know. We’re drooling, too. Whether you’re a typography or bike enthusiast (or both), I think we can all agree that Swiss art director Juri Zaech‘s personalized bikes are the stuff design dreams …

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Luke Skywalker Goes Emo

When sharing this video with fellow Fashion Writer and Star Wars fan Richard, his reaction was, “Who knew Luke Skywalker could be so emo?”

Indeed, this paper stop motion video by Eric Power, with music by Jeremy Messersmith

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We Love Mew

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In this delightful project titled, “Dresses I Didn’t Buy,” artist Oliva Mew recreates miniature felt versions of dresses she’s spotted in online shops.  We are flattered to notice a few teeny tiny versions of dresses from the ModCloth …

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Festival Essentials

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Festival season may be coming to a close, but we still have one more event to attend this weekend! While the ModCloth Blog team gears up for San Francisco’s Treasure Island Music Festival, we’ve found inspiration in this lovely …

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Erté’s Illustrated Typography

What does your perfect ‘type’ consist of? Tall, slender lines with a little wiggle around the edges, or bold and egotistical? Forget past relationships—I’m talking about your perfect two-dimensional type!

Just when I thought I’d seen it all, I stumbled …

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Pop Pop Art

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Looking for a selection of fashionable art fit enough to decorate your stylish abode?  We here at ModCloth are head-over-heels for this amazing selection of original paintings and prints by Helena of the Etsy shop Pop Pop Portraits. With …

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Head in the Clouds

Forget a pony, we want a pet cloud! In his photo series “Pet Cloud,” New York photographer Michael Casker indulges our imaginations by showing what a typical day with your pet cloud could be like.…

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We Can’t Stop Talking About… Ginette Lapalme

If you’ve ever dreamed about the impossibility of inanimate objects coming to life, then look no further than Toronto artist Ginette Lapalme’s work. Playful, trippy, and soaked in color, her cartoon-inspired pieces are hard to stop …

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Illustration Crush du Jour: Victoria Riches

FrouFrouu by Victoria Riches

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Don’t get me wrong — I love me some Danny Roberts, but when it comes to picking a favorite style blogger illustrator, it’s got to be Brit fashion student Victoria Riches. This Kingston undergrad has painted …

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Pencil This In: Dalton Ghetti’s Awesome Graphite Art

Graphite smudges and writing-induced hand cramps feel increasingly foreign as computers replace pencils in the classroom and workplace, but artist Dalton Ghetti‘s jaw-dropping sculptures prove that pencils are anything but obsolete. The Brazilian-American carpenter has carved his mini graphite …

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We Can’t Stop Talking About… Design for Mankind

Are you a creative type with an hour or two (or ten) to kill? Look no further than art and design blog Design for Mankind to feed your mind with enough artistic eye-candy and inspiration to last for months!

Offering …

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