Happiness is… 29.06.2012

… an old tin. Have a great weekend!

New things.

A shelf update with cork boards, stamp collections, pins, colour sets, labels & more.

Categories: P&C news. Stationery

279 Covers.

Of old French books. Here. You might also like this.

Bread Packaging of the Week.

By. via Jonathan Lo.

Categories: Packaging.

Hello &…

Categories: Happy friday.

ABC. 28.06.2012

An inverted neon alphabet, made of glass tubing and silver. The metal has oxidised which gives it that nice colour gradation. Made by via Lin Morris.

Categories: Art & craft.

Another nice shed.

We’re still not bored. Made by Hufft. Via this is paper.

Categories: Buildings & rooms.

10 more handy words that don’t exist in the English dictionary.

You can find the first 25 here. Words found via Mental Floss & Matador Network. Where else.

1 Cafuné (Portuguese): the act of tenderly running ones fingers through someones hair.

2 Prozvonit (Czech): to call a mobile and let it ring once so that the other person calls back, thus saving money.

3 Tartle (Scottish): hesitating whilst introducing someone because you forgot their name.

4 Kyoikumama (Japanese): a mother who relentlessly pushes her children towards academic achievement.

5 Iktsuarpok (Inuit): to go outside to check if anyone is coming.

6 Jaysus (Indonesian): a joke so poorly told and so unfunny that one cannot help but laugh.

7 Torschlusspanik (German): literally translates as ‘gate-closing panic’. It is the fear of diminishing opportunities as one ages.

8 Drachenfutter (German): literally translates as ‘dragon fodder’ it refers to a type of gift a husband gives to a wife when they have acted ¬†inappropriately.

9 Kummerspeck (German): weight gained through comfort eating. Literally ‘grief bacon’. Brilliant

10 Gumusservi (Turkish): moonlight shining on water.


Categories: Just because.

An ideal tin.


Concrete blocks restrained by cast iron structures. Made by Fabrice Le Nezet, seen on Triangulation.

Categories: Art & craft.