VOYSEY

voysey, print, pattern repeat, nature, design, design squish blog

voysey print, herbs, krapiva, nettle, wild garden, design squish blog

voysey, print, pattern repeat, nature, design, design squish blog


April 27, 2013

FORGET ME NOT

flower, forget me not, nature photography

flower, forget me not, nature photography


CATEGORIES:   flowers, NATURE,
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July 19, 2012

TULIPS

spring flowers, tulip, ditmas park, design squish blog

spring flowers, tulip, ditmas park, design squish blog

spring flowers, tulip, ditmas park, design squish blog

spring flowers, tulip, ditmas park, design squish blog

pink tulips, design squish blog

Spring flowers in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn.


April 15, 2012

CHILDREN AND NATURE

mushrooms and babies, multi-baby postcard, design squish blog

Was Henry Darger inspired by postcard above?

idyllic landscape, design squish blog

idyllic landscape, paradise by henry darger, design squish blog


July 26, 2011

MICROCOSMOS: HARRIMAN STATE PARK

blueberry microcosmos, zoom lens, macrophotography, design squish blog

dragonfly, microcosmos, macrophotography, harriman state park,design squish blog

Photographs from our trip to Harriman State Park(Upstate New York). Magic macro zoom lens uncovering detail almost invisible to the naked eye…

dragonfly, macrophotography, zoom lens, design squish blog

I love the heart pattern on the dragon fly tail.

insect, microcosm, macrophotography,  harriman state park, design squish blog

turkey vulture, upstate new york, design squish blog

wild flower, macrophotography,  harriman state park, upstate, design squish blog

bee, zoom lens, macrophotography, design squish blog

mushroom, macrophotography, upstate new york, design squish blog

Photographs by Paul Gower

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July 03, 2011

NEWER FLOWER CHILDREN

newer flower children, design squish blog

Bloom Magazine launched by one of the most famous trend forecasters, Lidewij Edelkoort.  This blog posting is an excerpt from Bloom Magazine article “Newer flower Children”.  “The flower child is back.  The signs are around us: along with the rise of the musical genre known as freak folk and the nature-espousing counterculture that goes with it, we live at a time of defiance by hair. “

newer flower children, design squish blog

Everywhere you look you see dreadlocks, beards, and fantastical moustaches.  Hair is being employed as a tool of expression and rebellion, an assertion of values that go counter the status quo.

newer flower children, design squish blog

“Over the past several years we’ve seen a re-awakening of responsibility for the environment, a desire to live simpler lives, a revival of community, an appreciation for the handmade, the small-scale and the humble, all symptoms of an urgent realization that it’s time to seriously confront our more serious habits as a species. It’s if the flower-child ethos took a break for fifty years, re-emerging in a more developed form when the world had reached a new pinnacle of self-destructiveness and was particularly in need of its values”

newer flower children, design squish blog

“The flower-child spirit of our time has become a more savvy beast - updated, re-imagined, but familiar.  Could this be the decade where people finally get serious about turning things around?”


June 30, 2011