Noma Bar’s Clever Illustrations are Now on Notebooks

Books and Literature: Full of Character

Inspired by culture and creativity, The Guardian newspaper has teamed up with one of our very favorite graphic artists, Noma Bar, in creating his first ever product range. It’s an exclusive stationery collection that features his trademark “make you do a double-take” images on notebooks and diaries. Our favorite? The above, a written quill containing the hidden shape of a face titled Full of Character.

As Bar states, “As a regular contributor to The Guardian, starting the new product range seemed like a natural continuation of my work. I was looking for a dialogue between text and visual, something that I usually do for the newspaper but in this wasn’t with 2,000 words next to me but only one phrase. The result is a set of art works that have a first and second reading that completes the written sentence.”

You can view and purchase the products at www.guardian.co.uk/guardian-collection.


Music: Make Some Notes


Fashion: Don't Be a Fashion Victim


News: Follow the Leaders


Travel: See Another Side of Everywhere


Sport: Know the Score


Noma Bar – The Guardian Collection

The Guardian website



January 20, 2017

Floating Cabin Lets Nature-Lovers Sleep in the Treetops of Sweden

If you’ve ever dreamed of cuddling up in a contemporary treehouse, the 7th Room Treehotel may be your new favorite getaway. Designed by Snøhetta—a design office that dabbles in landscaping, architecture, interiors, and brand design—the floating bungalow is tucked away in Northern Sweden and perfectly positioned for a sweeping view of the Northern Lights. The 7th Room is elevated by twelve 10-meter stilts and is beautifully built around the towering trunk of a pine tree.

Read Article


January 20, 2017

19 Most Creative Water Fountains From Around the World

Water fountains have a long place in our history. Dating back to the Ancient Roman times, these reservoirs were first designed with a purely practical purpose—for holding precious drinking water and bathing. These early fountains were uncovered, free standing, and placed along the street for public consumption. (Wealthier folks also had them in their homes.)

Read Article


Get Our Weekly Newsletter