Happy Socks Holiday Cards

by Maggie York-Worth The free-spirited Swedish label Happy Socks teamed up with six promising artists to add even more joy to the holiday season, collaborating on a series of cards starring their quirky socks in various settings. Riffing on the brand's design ethos, punchy graphics and playful approach, the irreverent images also allow each artist's particular aesthetic to shine through. The line-up of artists consists …

Tim Burton at MoMA

Tim Burton and the Lurid Beauty of Monsters, which plays films Burton cites as his inspiration. Not surprisingly, these include classic horror films, such as the original Frankenstein and The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari, as well as one of his personal favorite, Omega Man. MoMA’s Tim Burton gives an inside view into his twisted imagination and the surprisingly comical, dark films he has created.

Root Fruit Vegetable Crisps

A lightly fried alternative to the standard potato chip, Root Fruit crisps add beetroot, parsnip and sea salt into the mix. (Click above images for detail.) We scored a bag of the Scandinavian snacks with basic seasonings on a recent Stockholm visit, but they come in a variety of potato flavors including parmesan gingerbread, Stilton Blue-savory and almond, in addition to apple chips. Minimal use …