TAMY EMMA PEPIN

Jul 01

notesondesign:

ponder

notesondesign:

ponder

Jun 26

[video]

May 31

theatlantic:

Why Every Book About Africa Has the Same Cover

Last week, Africa Is a Country, a blog that documents and skewers Western misconceptions of Africa, ran a fascinating story about book design. It posted a collage of 36 covers of books that were either set in Africa or written by African writers. The texts of the books were as diverse as the geography they covered: Nigeria, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique. They were written in wildly divergent styles, by writers that included several Nobel Prize winners. Yet all of books’ covers featured an acacia tree, an orange sunset over the veld, or both.
"In short," the post said, "the covers of most novels ‘about Africa’ seem to have been designed by someone whose principal idea of the continent comes from The Lion King.”
Read more. [Image: Wikimedia Commons]

theatlantic:

Why Every Book About Africa Has the Same Cover

Last week, Africa Is a Country, a blog that documents and skewers Western misconceptions of Africa, ran a fascinating story about book design. It posted a collage of 36 covers of books that were either set in Africa or written by African writers. The texts of the books were as diverse as the geography they covered: Nigeria, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique. They were written in wildly divergent styles, by writers that included several Nobel Prize winners. Yet all of books’ covers featured an acacia tree, an orange sunset over the veld, or both.

"In short," the post said, "the covers of most novels ‘about Africa’ seem to have been designed by someone whose principal idea of the continent comes from The Lion King.”

Read more. [Image: Wikimedia Commons]

May 21

La fois où j’ai essayé de monter sur un cheval sans selle dans l’océan. 

La fois où j’ai essayé de monter sur un cheval sans selle dans l’océan. 

May 02

[video]

“DOING THE BEST AT THIS MOMENT PUTS YOU IN THE BEST PLACE FOR THE NEXT MOMENT.” — OPRAH WINFREY

Apr 22

[video]

Apr 20

[video]

Apr 19

new-aesthetic:

Twitter / contagious: “Hmm, nobody is clicking our banner ads. Let’s try them on print. (via @spencerholladay)”

new-aesthetic:

Twitter / contagious: “Hmm, nobody is clicking our banner ads. Let’s try them on print. (via @spencerholladay)”

Apr 15

Apr 11

[video]

Apr 09

vmagazine:

'Mr. Rosenberg' - Model: Denni Nyero Okwera | Photographer: Haze Yama | Stylist: Sophie Emmett | Photo Asst: Nicole Louise Peltier | Tirade Magazine | Designer: Na Di Studio AW13 (LCF MA)

vmagazine:

'Mr. Rosenberg' - Model: Denni Nyero Okwera | Photographer: Haze Yama | Stylist: Sophie Emmett | Photo Asst: Nicole Louise Peltier | Tirade Magazine | Designer: Na Di Studio AW13 (LCF MA)

(Source: vmagazine, via amiyak)

Apr 07

[video]

Apr 02

[video]

Apr 01

When my friend says her and her husband are going on a diet together

myfriendsaremarried:

and I’m just like…
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