FACE MASK

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I have found a few different kinds of masks from Charles and Ray Eames.  Some of 
their masks are more complex, these are the simplest that I have found.  I like them 
all, but these are my favorites. There is something nice about the flatness, it looks like 
cut paper collage
LIGHT MY FIRE
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According to Feng Shui, I needed more fire energy. I have too much water and wood. 
To balance this, I should wear more red.  I don't really wear red so my idea was 
maybe a ring?  I found this incy wincy garnet ring at Ted Muehling by Gabriella Kiss. 
Im also going to make a dozen dark pink panties.  That should give me good fire.
NIKKI COUPPEE

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Sometimes I like the things around me to be asymmetrical. I never think about 
earrings, but this combination is nice. If you think about them like bedside tables... 
Do you really want them to match?
TRADITIONAL JAPANESE PACKAGING

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Hideyuki Oka
  


KAARE KLINT

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I think the proportions of this couch are so interesting.  The height of the back and the 
arm in comparison to  the shallow seat.. and the legs are the most amazing.  I can't 
tell if I would like it or not but definitely intriguing.  Circa 1950 
COCA-COLA X PLAY COMME des GARÇONS

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I just gave up soda and now they do this...
SAUL STEINBERG

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Untitled (Mask) Lot 352.

Collage of cut paper might be my favorite kind of art to create.  Saul Steinberg is best 
known for his illustrations for The New Yorker, however I am much more drawn to this 
paper cutout collage with pen and tape.
MY KIND OF DISNEY

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I can't imagine where in Disney this must be. Maybe behind the scenes? So dreamy...
GARY ANDERSON'S RECYCLE SYMBOL

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Happy Earth Day!!
I had never looked at this symbol as something that started off as a simple beautiful 
line drawing. From American Home Magazine. March 1971

RECYCLED ART

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Last weekend my boys and I went to my parents house.. For lack of many toys and 
things to do, we usually make art.  We ran out of paper- so the boys took their  old art 
and made collages out of them. They look like cars and trucks to me, however I was 
corrected. The big ones that look like trucks are actually motorcylces... the others are 
in fact cars.
Cars by Aren Andrews
Motorcylces by Khoren Andrews
NURSERY

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Not so much of a flower girl.. lately I have had a thing for flowers/ flower patterns.  It's 
nice how the light comes through the translucent petals and gives the outline. Spread
from Takashi Homma's book Nursery. 
JUNYA WANTANABE

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I usually prefer to wear a classic horizontal stripe but I like this messy interpretation.. 
The black/white and navy/white color combination is another interesting detail.
STICKER WALLPAPER

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My childhood obsession (stickers) in collaboration with my adult obsession (baroque 
florals). Wallpaper by Payton Turner.
CELINE SPRING 12
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This silhouette is amazing. I love how delicate the top is in comparison 
to the chunky bottom, and the two tone color combination is perfect and 
interesting. This color will most likely look awful on me, but I'm hoping 
Barneys carries this shoe and in a different color.
CHAIN OF TRIANGLES

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Leonor Antunes 2011. So delicate..
SOLANGE AZAGURY-PARTRIDGE

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I want these.. I don't know which one I want more.  I'm obsessed with the whole 
collection. I like them because they are similiar to how I draw.  
I WANT THIS...

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I have been looking for an oriental rug for my apartment that comes in these colors - 
blues and reds. I can't find them anywhere, warm tones seem to be in fashion. Bedroom 
of Antje Taiga- you can see complete photos of her apartment via freunde von freunden.
BLACK GIRL

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I found these images on a blog some time ago... I traced them back to this 1966 film, 
La Noire de... from Senegalese writer director Ousmane Sembène. I love the graphics 
and their proportions and how the women dress in all one print. I'm into an all print 
uni-suit look. I'm fairly sure it was the inspiration for Jil Sander's S10 collection. If I 
had to guess..
COMME des GARÇONS IN 2D

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By far my favorite Autumn 12  collection. Maybe for the same reason I like 
Peeps and Kieth Herring. I love the bold flat color, and how the silhouette is 
defined. I would have posted it in it's entirety, but you can go to style.com 
for the complete collection.  
PEEPS SHOW

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One refined sugar I can't give up... The color alone; I get so excited when I see the 
Peeps all lined up!  The New York Times did a story on the chick factory.

ABOUT ME
My name is Araks.
This is a running diary of my inspirations.

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