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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Personalize Your Shower Experience


VC is a big fan of DIY projects such as this. Ty shower curtains come complete with a permanent black marker to Draw-It-Yourself. In the mood for even more self expression? Check this and that.

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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 8:57 am  

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Happy New Color!!


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True to form, Pantone brings us its’ annual selection of color of the year. Pantone’s own colorologists have declared Honeysuckle as the chroma of choice. The rational for the color also known as Pantone 18-2120 is as follows:

While the 2010 color of the year, PANTONE 15-5519 Turquoise, served as an escape for many, Honeysuckle emboldens us to face everyday troubles with verve and vigor. A dynamic reddish pink, Honeysuckle is encouraging and uplifting. It elevates our psyche beyond escape, instilling the confidence, courage and spirit to meet the exhaustive challenges that have become part of everyday life.
“In times of stress, we need something to lift our spirits. Honeysuckle is a captivating, stimulating color that gets the adrenaline going – perfect to ward off the blues,” explains Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “Honeysuckle derives its positive qualities from a powerful bond to its mother color red, the most physical, viscerally alive hue in the spectrum.”

The previous 5 years (2006-2010), Pantone selected Sand Dollar, Chili Pepper, Blue Iris, Mimosa & Turquoise, respectively. Head over to Pantone’s site for more, including their 2011 Color of the Year Palettes.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:56 pm  

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Happy Socks Gets World Cup Fever

To celebrate the upcoming 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Happy Socks has developed a collection of tubing based on the national colors of a selection of the world’s leading footballing nations. The usual perennial’s are represented from Brazil, to the 2006 World Cup Champion, Italy. The threads will be available on May 21st – just in time for the much awaited month long event.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:03 am  

Friday, May 7, 2010

Apparel for the design snob

We’re all for self-expression, but these font inspired tees appear a tad passé. The battle rages on right here…

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 4:07 pm  

Thursday, February 11, 2010

When Type-Meets-Fashion

The ‘Man Bag’ is getting conceptual in a collaborated effort between London-based bag and accessories brand chris & tibor and designer Walter Van Beirendonck.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:20 pm  

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

High-Fashion Garbage Bags

The Louis Vuitton shoulder bag that is being described as utilitarian has an obscene price tag of $1960.00 a piece. The only place these bags belong is the garbage.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 1:24 am  

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Fashionable Cleaning?


Hmmm… We’re not so sure about these peculiar mitts…

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:04 am  

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Happy or Crappy Day?

We felt these rings were appropriate given the current weather patterns in the Bay Area. Just when you think the sun is going to come out the clouds come rolling in.

Thanks Karen for the tip.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:23 pm  

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

What’s with the mustache art?

Come on now. A mustache for your bike. Enough of it already! Are we the only ones tired of this sh*t

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:47 am  

Monday, October 26, 2009

Traveling with Furniture. Literally

Hmm… This innovative concept design by designer Erik De Nijs functions as luggage, but can be converted into a comfy set of stylish furniture for those extended layovers.

De Nijs explains his thinking behind the project:

The ‘suited case’ is a project which is inspired on the idea of people waiting during their trip. People often go and rest sitting on their suitcases, that is the starting point of this design.


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:37 am  
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