January 28, 2011

Inspired by Twitter

I've finally given in and gotten a twitter account, thanks to a class I'm taking on digital media that has really expanded my view of Twitter and other social media.

I used to think I had no use for a platform that allowed people to announce what they were doing to the world 24/7, regardless of whether anyone was interested. But I've realised that lots of fascinating (and useful!) info is being shared on Twitter all the time, not just what people are having for lunch or if they're in the shower. And it also allows me to connect with all sorts of amazing people that I might never have the chance to meet in real life.

In short, I'm a Twitter convert!

There are so many great design links and resources on Twitter. Here are a few that I've come across recently:

1. Let's Swap (@letsswapit)
Where you can offer your work in exchange for the artwork that's currently up for swap. Right now the featured piece is Good Morning/Good Night, a glow-in-the-dark letterpress print by Dolce Press. Give it a shot!

Image from Dolce Press.

2. Designspiration (@designspiration)
Good design collected and displayed in a lovely, clean way. This site also has a very cool 'type to search' function!

3. Le Flâneur
A stop-motion video of Paris, set to 'intro' by the xx. 'Nuff said. Created by Luke Shepard.

What cool stuff have you discovered through Twitter?

January 12, 2011

thunder in our hearts


i'm loving this type tote from fieldguided on etsy, the quote and typoraphy are both so striking!

January 7, 2011

shapes in the sky

in ewha, looking out
2호선으로 갈아타세요~
drops and stripes
i left my heart on seoraksan

patterns spotted around Korea!

i'm back in Singapore with a huge backlog of photos and many wonderful memories. i'll try to slowly work my way through and blog about all the places i've been and things i've seen in the weeks ahead.

January 3, 2011

hello 2011

hello 2011

2010 was a year filled with lots of happiness and some sadness. but in the end, i'm just thankful to God for seeing me through everything.

keeping things simple, my goals for this year are to:
create more (photos, doodles, crafty things)
blog more
continue learning 한국어 (korean)

i hope you've all had a fantastic new year's and here's to 2011!
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