So today I was looking for some inspiration on the behance network and found these awesome two people who make the cutest paintings!

Laetitia and mark or MKT4 are based in Clermont-ferrand in France and I spent a good 40 minutes drooling over the cuteness and detail of their work.
The illustrations are adorable and even better, the typography is to die for.
The characters are endearing and the colors stunning, I wouldnt mind one of those paintings in my living room...
their prices are not shown but a quick email should do the trick to find out more.

anyone who likes japanese style kawaii illustrations and typography should check them out!
either on their Behance or on their official website


Nicole Gastonguay

So I was religiously watching the Big Bang theory last night and noticed the most awesome tissue dispenser in the episode.
Of course I couldnt help looking for it on the internet and
found the site of the creator: Nicole Gastonguay

Unfortunately it doesnt seem like her work is for sale but it definitely deserves to be posted about, its absolutely awesome and inspiring! So kudos to a really cool graphic designer and fiber artist!


Big Easy brides for WE tv

I created this Logo under the art and creative direction of NewSpeak tv, for a new WE TV show premiering this year. Made this in June, finally posting it =]


Sestri Levante

A beautiful last night in Italy in Sestri Levante


Notte in Roma...

It's a perfect last night in Rome, back to New York on Sunday.

Kudos to Pepsi !

I came across this can of pepsi twist while walking around Rome today and I wanted to say kudos for the protection on the top of the can, it was about time someone did it...

Italy - Pompeii

Yesterday we went to visit the ruins of Pompeii. It was incredibly interesting. When you enter the the ruins' site, you pass a first coliseum and turn left to enter the city itself. All the streets are intact and all the houses are aligned next to each other, you can almost go back in time as you walk through the city. The walls are torn down but you can see where everything stood, some houses even have parts of paved floors which are completely intact and paintings on the walls.

Which reminds me, on a side note:

To all the people who carve their names on ancient ruins: it is a shameful and desecrating act. This is why most of the ruins are not open to walk around in freely. It's a complete lack of respect for history and art. The picture below shows the name carvings around a painted wall, I can't even describe how angry this made me.
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That aside, it was amazing and I recommend it. If you're in the area or even in the Rome area, take a detour to take a look at this amazing site, if you've never been there before you won't be disappointed.

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Italy - A Design note

Yesterday we went for a quick drink in the streets of Rome and I had a diet coke, I just had to post this, cutest diet coke can ever...It doesnt seem like it was a participation between coke and anyone though, tried to read the can but it didnt give out any information.


Italy - Rome

Today was spent in Rome, one of the most beautiful places I've ever been to. The roman architecture is breathtaking, I'm actually seriously thinking of looking for a job here next year. There is SO much to see in such a short time... Impossible to do it all! My italian seems to be getting a little better, Rosetta Stone, get ready for me! So today I went to the Colosseum and saw a lot of ruins, I wish we had taken a guide to talk about all this but a book had to do! Rome is so beautiful and authentic it's just surreal. I think in a past life I must have been an archeologist...discovering ancient ruins and learning about the people then, their architecture and lives, so fascinating.
So, getting back to business, I saw the Trevi Fountain today which was gorgeous, however, so crowded! I actually took a picture of all the people there because I thought it was really impressive, check it out below~ The last picture is of Vatican city.

Fontana di Trevi

Fontana di Trevi

Fontana di Trevi


El Vaticano


Italy - Pisa

Today's stop: Pisa. I went there when I was around seven or eight years old and a very vague recollection of the tower itself. It was beautiful and so was the weather which made the day even better. Only minus, a LOT of tourists and very little time to walk around since we are on a tight schedule… The architecture of the tower and the dome was gorgeous, complete eye candy full of details. I will definitely try to take emir pictures on the next stop of our trip: Rome, stay tuned.


Italy - La Spezia e Le Cinque Terre

Today feels like a good day to post about my current wanderings in Italy, all sun & fun!
I came back to France a few days ago and am now with my parents on a mini roadtrip on the west coast of Italy. We don't have enough time to do all I'd want but so far our first stop was "La Spezia", from there little boat trip to visit "Le cinque Terre". That's what we did today and It was really beautiful, can't wait to keep going. About le cinque terre: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and finally Riomaggiore. I loved to see the typography style in restaurants and cute little stores, great inspiration for future design work =) can't wait to see more and post some more pictures... The streets were very narrow and cute, a real pleasure to walk around in!
The first picture is from Portfofino, a few hours before we got to La Spezia, absolutely gorgeous, the water was crystal clear, very cute little place. Wish I had more pictures but I took a lot with my film camera, we''ll see how these turn out =) I think this is it for the first stop, Second stop, Pisa!


Le Cinque Terre

Le Cinque Terre-Riomaggiore

Le Cinque Terre-Riomaggiore