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Scented Macaroon Coin Purse

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Save some calories and cash with this très cute coin purse! Each palm-sized purse resembles a mouthwatering macaroon, from the smooth cookie layers to a tasty textured frosting layer around the zipper. Best of all, these little pouches even smell super delicious! Perfect for holding change or another sweet little surprise. Buy here.

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Celeste Rapone

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” My work is interested in the phenomenon of making memories. By constructing scopes that project future nostalgias, my paintings aim to channel a mundane hedonism, fueled by a cloud of expectations and threat of the ordinary. In drawing from the traditions of both the grand portrait and the DIY genre of decorative pattern painting, the paintings start in a place of ‘pretty’, and, in examining the subjects’ dysfunctional relationship with their environment, become increasingly violated through the use of garish color, rough texture, and a surface sediment of opulent, store-bought, celebratory trash. Referencing holiday photographs, family portraits, and the materiality of disposable decor, my paintings attempt to create expected histories.” – Celeste Rapone

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Jason Haggerty

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Jason Haggerty is a visual artist based out of the Gold Coast currently completing his Bachelor Degree in Digital Media, majoring in Fine Art and Art Theory at Queensland College of Art. The central concern of his research is the growth and rapid evolution of cyberspace, the ways in which intense streams of information are shifting the nature of human interaction, concepts of self, popular culture, social networks, advertising, and the duality of online and offline presence and the overlapping of online content into real life. Utilising technology and new medias such as motion and body tracking, video, computer software, audio synthesisers and 3D modelling/printing, Jason’s practice challenges the conceived notions of art making, with installations and digital sculptures that place the viewer’s experience as paramount. With an appreciation for art practice, art theory and curatorship, Jason has worked closely with Griffith University’s White Box Gallery and Jugglers Artspace to curate and install various exhibitions, and also completed an internship at The Walls Gallery at Rabbit+Cocoon.

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Peleng

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” I was working as a freelancer collaborating with some studios on concept art pieces. I was working externally with Arkane studio, Dishonored game project. Also I was working on few illustrations on movie project with Viktor Antonov. Now I’m working as concept artist in Vatra Games Studio, Brno, Czech Republic.” – Sergey Kolesov aka Peleng

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Chris Maynard

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Some say that artist Chris Maynard is slightly feather-obsessed. “It’s true,” he says, “my work with feathers gives me a satisfying perch from which to view the world.” He only has time to turn a small portion of his ideas, which fill many notebooks, into feather designs. His favorite tools are the tiny eye surgery scissors, forceps, and magnifying glasses passed down through his family.

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Teun Hocks

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These are digitally colored photo-works from scanned black and white negatives and digital colored photo-works from digital images by (previously-blogged) Teun Hocks.

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Mini Robot Vacuum

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You always wanted your own personal valet. How bout a tiny robotic version? This fun desktop robot will clean up all your messes! Simply press top button and zoom over crumbs, pencil shavings or other debris and he’ll sweep ‘em up. Buy here.

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Teagan White

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Teagan White is a freelance designer and illustrator from Chicago, currently living and working in St Paul, Minnesota, where she recently earned her BFA in Illustration from the Minneapolis College of Art + Design. Her body of work encompasses intricate renderings of flora and fauna, playful depictions of cute anthropomorphic critters, illustrative typography, and everything in between. The subtleties of nature and reciprocal relationships between organisms are her primary inspirations, and her work typically incorporates flat, limited color, decorative arrangements of organic forms, and obsessive detail.

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Jeremy Olson

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Have a look at the work of Jeremy Olson, artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Maybe not new to everyone but worth checking out!

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Salami Notes

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Post-it notes are boring. So very boring. You see one and they immediately spell out bad news – a chore, an unwanted reminder, an IOU. Salami Notes are here to turn those paper pouts into smoked-sausage smiles. Made from high-quality cured pork and thinly sliced by our master butchers, these meaty memos are certain to liven up your desktop space and make note-sharing a juicy and appetizing affair. Buy here.

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