friday finds.

matisse tote bag. / sfgirlbybay

hello, friday — feels like you’ve been a long time coming this week. but the sun is shining, there’s a good flea market on and i’m ready to relax a little in my garden this weekend. i’m also working on a fun art project that i’ll share on monday! i guess this post is inspiring my creativity to get started. happy friday, everyone! xo, victoria

  1. i had once glance at this Handmade tote bag inspired by Matisse’s ‘Nadia au Menton Pointu’Made by Peu Importe and had to grab one immediately.
  2. be sure to check out the design files for this interview with melbourne-based artist caroline walls. i’m in love with her beautiful paintings of the female form.
  3. why am i so drawn (no pun intended, well maybe) to drawings? this is called You Suffer, I Suffer, Paint & Charcoal on Canvas by benjamin ewing.
  4. i love the colors in this pretty graphic art print called trinity by Berit Mogensen Lopez, available at the poster club.
  5. this is such a pretty color palette and perfectly suited for the artwork i’m sharing today. i could feel very calm in this room.
  6. holly marder has a great eye, and her studio makes me very envious. i love this little inspiration wall — i’m inspired already!
  7. this is a lovely light-filled space to hang a perfect little gallery of art. and the chaise looks like the perfect viewing spot to take it all in.

caroline walls paintings. / sfgirlbybaybenjamin ewing drawing. / sfgirlbybaygraphic art print by Berit Mogensen Lopez. / sfgirlbybaydecor with pale pink tones. / sfgirlbybayholly marder studio space. / sfgirlbybaylight filled space with art gallery wall. / sfgirlbybay

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friday finds.

matisse tote bag. / sfgirlbybay

hello, friday — feels like you’ve been a long time coming this week. but the sun is shining, there’s a good flea market on and i’m ready to relax a little in my garden this weekend. i’m also working on a fun art project that i’ll share on monday! i guess this post is inspiring my creativity to get started. happy friday, everyone! xo, victoria

  1. i had once glance at this Handmade tote bag inspired by Matisse’s ‘Nadia au Menton Pointu’Made by Peu Importe and had to grab one immediately.
  2. be sure to check out the design files for this interview with melbourne-based artist caroline walls. i’m in love with her beautiful paintings of the female form.
  3. why am i so drawn (no pun intended, well maybe) to drawings? this is called You Suffer, I Suffer, Paint & Charcoal on Canvas by benjamin ewing.
  4. i love the colors in this pretty graphic art print called trinity by Berit Mogensen Lopez, available at the poster club.
  5. this is such a pretty color palette and perfectly suited for the artwork i’m sharing today. i could feel very calm in this room.
  6. holly marder has a great eye, and her studio makes me very envious. i love this little inspiration wall — i’m inspired already!
  7. this is a lovely light-filled space to hang a perfect little gallery of art. and the chaise looks like the perfect viewing spot to take it all in.

caroline walls paintings. / sfgirlbybaybenjamin ewing drawing. / sfgirlbybaygraphic art print by Berit Mogensen Lopez. / sfgirlbybaydecor with pale pink tones. / sfgirlbybayholly marder studio space. / sfgirlbybaylight filled space with art gallery wall. / sfgirlbybay

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Colossal x Josh Keyes Print Release: I’ll Melt With You

We are honored to have worked with Portland-based painter Josh Keyes on an exclusive release of the print edition of his 2016 painting, “I’ll Melt With You,” available now in The Colossal Shop.

Keyes’ ability to paint realistic renderings of our world becomes uncanny when he wields his brush in the name of environmental issues. Animals, rocket ships, and icebergs fall prey to graffiti, leaving the viewer uncomfortably wondering whether this is a painting of the future or a photograph of the present.

“I’ll Melt With You,” originally painted in acrylic on a 12 x 16 inch panel is translated to print form in its full dimensions, with an additional white border for convenient framing, for a final size of 16 x 20 inches. Printed by our friends at ioLabs in Rhode Island on Epson Hot Press Bright 300 gsm archival paper and available exclusively in The Colossal Shop.

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Introducing: The Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Moon Phase

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You are probably familiar with the Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde. It could easily be called the brand’s flagship watch and it’s characterized by those expansive enamel dials with the unusual figure-eight display. Well, at Baselworld 2017 Jaquet Droz upped the ante with the Grande Seconde Moon Phase, a trio of models that adds a new complication to the collection. This is a welcome and well-executed addition, so let’s take a closer look.

The new Grande Seconde Moon is available in three versions: stainless steel with opaline dial, stainless steel with Onyx dial, and 18k red gold with off-white grande feu enamel dial. The dials features the same figure-eight configuration, with the hours and minutes displayed on the top smaller dial and the moonphase on the bottom dial along with the date and the running seconds.

jaquet droz grande seconde moon phase

The case measures 43mm, which is rather large but not abnormal for the Grande Seconde. These are almost always bigger watches. The Grande Seconde is best known for the multi-layered dials with elegant features integrated into the basic layout. The Moon Phase is no different. As mentioned, the date and running seconds are shown gracefully on the outer edges of the bottom dial, right where they are on other Grande Seconde watches, while the moonphase is shown in a large aperture that occupies the top half of that register. For the onyx version, the moonphase disc is also made of onyx, while the enamel and opaline dial models have a blued steel disc. Likewise, on the two models with steel cases, the stars and moon are made of white gold, while the red gold watch has matching red gold stars and moon. In both cases, the stars are made of 18k gold and the moon itself is made of 22k gold.

There is also a steel version of this watch with an onyx dial and onyx moonphase disc.
The most classic-looking model has a silvered dial with blue hands and a bright blue moonphase disc.

The watch is powered by the the Jaquet Droz caliber 2660QL3, an automatic movement with silicon hairspring and two barrels. It has a 68-hour power reserve, but the most impressive thing is the fact that the moonphase (if set correctly) only needs to be adjusted by one day every 122 years and 46 days. It has what Jaquet Droz calls the "mechanism 135," which is a 135-tooth gear that enables this level of accuracy. The more basic and more typical way of creating a moonphase display is with a 59-tooth gear, but that loses one day every two years, seven months, and 20 days. However, one should note that the "mechanism 135" is not a new phenomenon and not specific to this watch.

caliber 2660QL3

The Jaquet Droz Moon Phase in steel with opaline dial retails for $15,200, the steel with Onyx dial is $17,300 (and only available in boutiques and Swatch Group’s Tourbillon stores), and the red gold with enamel dial is $28,900. For more, visit Jaquet Droz online

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Porsche Design Book One : Ultra Light 2-in-1 Laptop

Porsche Design presents you with 2-in-1 computer solution with its latest concept, Book One. The company claims that this device is one of thinnest convertibles/detachable that offers you maximum performance with a breathtaking design. Featuring 360-degree functionality, this laptop/tablet combines innovative design with latest generation of technology.

Thanks to VarioGear, a high quality stainless steel hinge, Book One has great flexibility. The construction was inspired by a gearbox of a sports car where in just seconds, these ultra light 2-in-1 notebook can be transformed from tablet to a laptop.

Designer : Porsche Design

Porsche Design Book One

Porsche Design Book One

Book One is equipped with Core i7 processor and 512 GB SSD from Intel. The two lithium-polymer batteries are able to make Porsche Design BOOK ONE to operate up to 14 hours and it takes only less than 2 hours to fully recharge. It also features one USB Type-C™ 3.1 and one Intel Thunderbolt, as well as two full-size USB-A 3.0 ports, the Porsche Design BOOK ONE also leaves nothing to be desired in terms of connectivity. All components are housed inside brushed and anodized aluminum in pure silver with polished edges. BOOK ONE presents you with Porsche Design DNA, offering you shape and function in beautiful harmony.

Porsche Design Book One

Porsche Design Book One

Porsche Design Book One

Porsche Design Book One : Ultra Light 2-in-1 Laptop is originally posted on Tuvie – Modern Industrial Design

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A Look At The Network Of The Global News Landscape

The digital age has helped to transform the way people receive their daily news and how stories spread. When print was the main method for delivering news, publications would credit the originating outlet with a little blurb like “as stated in The Wall Street Journal.” Digital news stories, however, generally include a hyperlink to the initial story and sometimes links to competing outlets that covered the current story in more detail. This linking creates a web of interconnected global news that allows researchers to understand news outlets and the bodies that direct global news.

The GDELT Project, an open global database of society by Google Jigsaw, monitors global broadcasts, print, and online news from every country in more than 100 languages. What they’re doing is identifying what drives our global society by looking at the people, locations, organizations, quotes, images, themes, and events happening every second of the day. The goal is to create a free open platform for analyzing the entire world.

The project is explained as so:

“The GDELT Project is an initiative to construct a catalog of human societal-scale behavior and beliefs across all countries of the world, connecting every person, organization, location, count, theme, news source, and event across the planet into a single massive network that captures what’s happening around the world, what its context is and who’s involved, and how the world is feeling about it, every single day.”

Last April, GDELT began to document a list of all the hyperlinks it could find in the body of every online article while ignoring extraneous links found on the page in the headers, footers, navigation, and the like. This allowed them to analyze article linking procedures and form a link graph depicting how each news site is connected to the sites its articles linked to.

GDELT looked at 121 million online articles containing hyperlinks in the article body over a 10 month period. Altogether, the articles contained 727,275917 links and culminated in 13,380,807 different couplings, meaning one site had one or more links to another. Although no system can survey every daily online news coverage in the world, it is possible to look at a significant sample from close to every country in the world.

Exploring the online news network allows researchers to look at the global news landscape on a macro-level. This creates a better understanding of the linking structure in the online news community. In order to focus on this network, GDELT filtered the 727 million outlinks to narrow their analysis to links that were also monitored by Google News over the same 10-month period.

The resulting visualization of their analysis shows 10,000 of the most substantial connections between news outlets. Each outlet is represented by a node with the lines between each node representing pairs of outlets that frequently link to each other. Outlets that linked to each other more regularly than to others are grouped together and tagged in the same color. Larger nodes were assigned to news outlets with a higher PageRank, meaning they are considered more “globally important” than other outlets.

From the graph, it can easily be seen that high-PageRank outlets—the “global media core”—are exceedingly interlinked, meaning they regularly cite each other more rather than linking to smaller local outlets. At the same time, the small outlets tend to link to major outlets rather than to other small outlets.

You can click on the image for the full resolution version or check out the interactive. Also be sure to check out the project page for more information.

[Via: Forbes]

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This Week’s Fresh Design Products: Vol. 70

Fresh Design Products is a regular series in which we highlight and celebrate fantastic new products that have been recently uploaded to the marketplace by new and seasoned Creative Market shop owners. It’s sort of like a quick stroll through a farmer’s market of design and creativity. Enjoy the sights, pick up new products, and follow talented shop owners. The products and shops curated for this series are selected by our Community Curator, Matt Borchert.

Brand New Shops

Talented designers are opening shops in the marketplace each week. We’re spotlighting a few promising new shop owners who are knocking it out of the park by uploading beautiful new design products to launch their shops! The previews you see here are often just a small taste of each shop’s full future offering, so be sure to follow them to stay tuned for more amazing assets.

themoderncollective

Adam and Amanda are a husband and wife photography duo that create templates for photographers.

erikaoverholt

Erika is a professional wedding photographer from Colorado with several stunning photos in her shop.

SunnyHunny

Bleps brings a bright and fun illustration style to the market.

oh.clarita

Oh Clarita make clear and styled lay-flats and mockups for blogs, social media, and websites.

Mrletters

Mr. Letters started his shop off with 2 beautiful script fonts.

honizukle

Kimberly produces fantastic styled stock photography collections.

Debut Uploads

In this section, we highlight new shop owners who have recently uploaded their very first product. If you like what they have to offer, encourage them to add more products for sale by commenting on and purchasing their first product.

Seasoned Veterans

Some of our shop owners at Creative Market have been in the marketplace and our community for quite some time. We want to recognize these hard working creators by sharing select new products as they release them. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at the latest offerings from our popular and up-and-coming shops.

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Hazey Black Watercolor Paintings of Children with Animals by Elicia Edijanto

Indonesia-based watercolor artist Elicia Edijanto (previously here and here) paintings loving relationships between wildlife and children set against atmospheric backdrops painted in black watercolor. “My subject are often children and animal because they are honest, sincere, unprejudiced and unpretentious,” shares Edijanto. “They give me so much inspiration for [a] particular mood or atmosphere, such as tranquility, solemnity, and also wilderness and freedom, which I put on my paintings.” Seen here are a number of recent paintings from the last year or so, some of which are available as prints and originals via her website. You can follow her works in progress on Instagram.

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Hazey Black Watercolor Paintings of Children with Animals by Elicia Edijanto

Indonesia-based watercolor artist Elicia Edijanto (previously here and here) paintings loving relationships between wildlife and children set against atmospheric backdrops painted in black watercolor. “My subject are often children and animal because they are honest, sincere, unprejudiced and unpretentious,” shares Edijanto. “They give me so much inspiration for [a] particular mood or atmosphere, such as tranquility, solemnity, and also wilderness and freedom, which I put on my paintings.” Seen here are a number of recent paintings from the last year or so, some of which are available as prints and originals via her website. You can follow her works in progress on Instagram.

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FROSTA bike wall mount

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You can spend a lot of money for a decent bike wall mount. This one is pretty cheap and easy to build:

Materials: Frosta stool, screws, self-adhesive rubber pads

Take 2 Frosta legs and saw off about 10 cm (depending on the width of your handlebars).
You might use sand paper to clean the edges.
Mount the legs to the wall as seen in the pictures.

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Attach the rubber pads where the bike will be placed later.

Done!

~ by Patrick

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