Robert L. Peters

21 August 2012

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.

—Benjamin Franklin


20 August 2012

Question… everything?

São Paulo, Brazil

Ronald Kapaz has sent me yet another of his lovely sketches on “questioning…” keep them coming, my friend!

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18 August 2012

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.

—Albert Einstein


17 August 2012

Afrika Typografika III (i-jusi Issue #36)

Durban, South Africa

It’s been a while since I’ve featured i-jusi and the work of my friend Garth Walker on this blog… from 2011, here are some spreads from the third issue in “a series of type-specific themes, encouraging artists and designers to create typefaces, hand lettering, and the like, based on their own personal South African experience.”


16 August 2012

It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)


15 August 2012

Masters on 45s…

Tel Aviv, Israel

Masters on 45s is a new series from Israeli photographer Tamir Sher who took his turntable, attached images of Old Master artworks, and shot photos of the classic paintings and sculptures while rotating them at various speeds. It’s a contemporary twist on timeless masterworks that reinterprets their meaning and creates a surreal visual style…

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14 August 2012

Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I've accomplished something, learned something, become a better person. Reading makes me smarter. Reading gives me something to talk about later on. Reading is the unbelievably healthy way my attention deficit disorder medicates itself. Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real. Reading is grist. Reading is bliss.

Nora Ephron (1941-2012)


13 August 2012

Crap! Crap!

These are fun… (source).


12 August 2012

Designer clothes worn by children are like snowsuits worn by adults. Few can carry it off successfully.

—Fran Lebowitz


11 August 2012

Love is so short and forgetting is so long…

—Pablo Neruda


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