"A marvelous invitation to anyone with an interest in creativity, invention, and design." (Michael Bierut) This colorful, handy card deck presents fifty-two exercises and activities to jump-start your creative juices, free you from creative block, start a new project, or finish an existing one. Each exercise offers insight into the innumerable small decisions involved in design: How to establish a pattern, continue a series, how to say it without words, how to name a project, what fits, and what doesn't? These cards benefit established practicing designers or creatives in any field with activities that are sometimes playful, sometimes challenging, but always enlightening. Each activity is estimated to take 15 minutes.
This delightful box features one hundred postcards from ten celebrated artists exploring the subject of food. These extraordinary cards in our popular box format ofer a rich variety of imagery from various mediums, from photography and collage to painting and illustration.
An accompanying booklet on the artists includes information on creative processes and cooking styles from each contributor. Perfect for correspondence or display, this newest postcard box is a must for anyone interested in food and art.
6 x 3 in (15.2 x 7.6 cm) 100 Color Postcards In Display Box 24-Page Information Booklet 10 Tabbed Dividers
Write your thank you notes or friendly messages with our designer flat notes made with busy lifestyles in mind. With 50 cards and envelopes in each set, our stunning Vintage Musical Note Flat Notes will make every delivery extra special.
In this beautifully illustrated gift book featuring insightful profiles of 36 familiar plants and herbs, herbalist Maia Toll shows how to tap into each plant's character and symbolic meaning for spiritual guidance and self-reflection. In addition to medicinal remedies, plants can provide a kind of spiritual healing. By learning the language and wisdom of plants, we can interact with the natural world in a way that is intuitive and meaningful and offers a chance to re-envision life from a fresh perspective. For the 36 plants in The Illustrated Herbiary, Maia Toll describes their character, shares their wisdom, offers prompts for reflection, and suggests ways to interact with and appreciate the plant. Toll's text is accompanied by the bold, intricate illustrations of Kate O'Hara - making this the perfect gift book for any lover of the natural world. To help guide readers' reflections, a set of 36 cards reproducing the illustrations are included in an envelope in the back of the book. AUTHOR: Maia Toll offers herbalism classes on her website, Sage School, and is the founder and owner of Herbiary, a natural products store with locations in Asheville, North Carolina and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Toll has taught Botanical Medicine at West Chester University and at the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research in the Peruvian jungle. She lectures at hospitals, universities, and herbal conferences, and runs her own Witch Camp Retreat. She blogs to an international following at maiatoll.com.