To Dry For

Cheeky towels from a U.K. purveyor add a little humor to high tea

by Miranda Ward Stocking designer tea towels like Australia’s Third Drawer Down and Unity Peg labels, the couple behind the U.K. purveyor To Dry For bring a little bit of art to everyday objects. Noticing a number of designers creating bright, unconventional tea towels as part of a range of other products, Dave and Sally Emery decided to peddle these alongside their own collection of …

Word as Image

Ji Lee's entertaining book of letters in their most graphic element

Seeing the world through the eyes of Ji Lee means every billboard is a blank canvas, the alphabet has three-dimensional form and words are actually images. The former Creative Director at Google Creative Labs playfully communicates through visual design, depicting clever messages that are sometimes obvious and sometimes abstract, but always on point. Joining Univers Revolved in the collection of Lee’s independent projects to take …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Films to watch next, sexy electrics, brain sculptures and more in this week's look at the web

1. Below the Brain Our creative friends M ss ng P eces recently pointed us to this experimental film documenting the 2010 Caribbean Carnival in Flatbush, Brooklyn estimated to be the U.S.’s largest parade. 2. Telluride Film Festival A.O. Scott’s great piece gives an in-depth run down of some of the films from this year’s Telluride Film Festival. “The Show” always features some serious talent …