Posts from October, 2011


Novum 11/11 – Making Of Cover from Paperlux on Vimeo.

I am bananas over this video and project by Paperlux that I came across on Graphic-ExchanGE this morning.

October 14, 2011  |  BY Nicole LaFave

Chair Affair: Pelican Chair

This bad boy belongs in my house. With my future black pug. And my future self in pajamas, snacking on some caramel corn on a cool fall night. The Pelican Chair was designed by Finn Juhl in 1940, 71 years ago and it still manages to maintain its forward-thinking edge. Chair design like this makes me swoon for furniture and sparks a tiny part inside that yearns to have my own chair design manufactured someday. I wonder what that process entails!? You can find the Pelican Chair for sale at Design Within Reach. I just texted Jean-Pierre to bring back caramel corn from his grocery store run. A girl can pretend in the meantime.

October 12, 2011  |  BY Nicole LaFave

Thanks, Steve.

People who don't really like Steve Jobs are kind of like people who don't really like dogs to me. Yesterday was a very big day that we'll always remember for some of us. Very strange to imagine my world without the tools and ideas that Steve's imagination had a hand in. I use them every single day. I remember going to the store to get my first Apple Computer when I was just starting college with my mom. We filled the shopping cart, it was the beginning of getting to where I am today. Cancer is an ugly thing.

October 06, 2011  |  BY Nicole LaFave

Alphabetical Gifting

I think it'd be great to use these letterpress alphabet tags at Bespoke Press to "letter code" your gifts this holiday season. Let's take it a step further and make everyone open in alphabetical order. Looks like I'm going last in my family, shoot.

October 04, 2011  |  BY Nicole LaFave

Food & Beverage Logos

I added a food & beverage logo gallery to Design Womb this weekend. There is something about working on food or beverage-related projects that I find very rewarding. Maybe it has to do with the fact that I am always hungry, or there is just a lot of potential with the branding and packaging out there. I am hoping to keep up these mini portfolio updates to the current site until my new website redesign project is moving full speed ahead, aiming for the new year. Shame on me. I am a year behind with some of these new work & press updates. Better late than never?

October 03, 2011  |  BY Nicole LaFave

Branding & Packaging Design