My friend Gillian designed this poster when we were both working at Kate and Jack Spade. A great collection of objects -- some of which were Gillian's own -- all of which collectively capture the brand's aesthetic. [Nice stuff.]
I used to love looking through the album covers in my Dad's record collection (last I remember there were about 500+). Just as graphically compelling as album covers, these record sleeves were found in this online library.
This is the packaging for the brand new figure set designed by French artist Genevieve Gauckler. It was created to celebrate her last exhibition in Japan called "Tokyo 41% Paris 59%". [Limited Edition]
"Assortment: Household Labels, Gummed. 10 cents. Canning, mailing, shipping, marking, mounting photos. Complete Assortment for Home Use." I found these in Graeagle, CA. For your own set, see these on Ebay.
I remember when I paid 10 cents at school for a small carton of milk. Those were the days. [“Hamburger, Popsicle, Price” by Claes Oldenburg, 1962. Materials: Enamel paint on canvas stuffed with kapok.]
Speaking of school, a new 'university' was launched in London, led by a group of artists, writers and intellectuals in a small shop in Bloomsbury. "The School of Life" was designed to help busy people appreciate the finer things in life, like art, books and travel. Take a look.