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Turning everyday bits and pieces like toilet brushes, trays, dustpans and wires into rather sardonic-looking (and cute) characters is such a cool idea.
Los Angeles illustrator Nan Lawson is a lady after our own dorky hearts: a sprinkling of Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Doctor Who, Mad Men and Wes Anderson films? The lady has good taste.
The Kiwis get a lot of things right (like giant bowls of coffee, Hobbits and hiking) so we're not surprised how quickly we fell in like with Endemic World's art prints.
How's this for a good idea? Etsy seller Oupas! recycles old canvas paintings into materials for tote bags, so you can literally walk around with an artwork on your arm.
For those long term subscribers who have been extra nice to us this year, we have an extra present to give you to put under your tree.
The plumage in John Pusateri's bird illustrations may look a little like they've been dipped into a craft box, but why shouldn't the more humble species be treated as birds of paradise?
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