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A Classic Take on Potter and Snicket

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire cover

These book cover redesigns take current best-selling children’s literature back to the days of the Penguin Classics. I love a good minimalist 2 color book cover.

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Champagne Valentine and Oculart

January 21, 2009 Leave a comment
oculart images

Oculart Images: nake brunch, absinthe, trembling cup, and funeral garden

A perverted mix between Dr. Suess, Tim Burton and that recurring circus nightmare, Oculart is a beastfully guilty piece of Media Art that cuts your senses through the means of electronic artwork, sound and poetry. A series of animations and visualizations the website serves strictly as an art piece, or number of art pieces to think about, or look at but not think about and just trip out to. Oculart is created and kept alive by Amsterdam based artist Geoff Lillemon.

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Intro: The Mot Juste Collective

December 1, 2008 Leave a comment

Welcome to the new digital domicile of the Mot Juste Collective.  Here you’ll find stuff we like that you might like, like fixed-gear bikes and whitey tights, flying kites when the weather’s right, or hip dance fights under disco lights.

The Mot Juste Collective is an energetic group of eclectic individuals sharing a common passion for culture, art, design, media, and a good laugh.  With various backgrounds in architecture, engineering, design, film, music, and pop culture, our bevy of contributors maintains a steadfast dedication to celebrating and sharing the most original, innovative, and inspiring creative compositions.  The articles spotlight our favorite modern manifestations of our constantly evolving world, featuring topics embracing architecture, art, design, fashion, film, literature, and music.  Check out the Mot Juste Collection to see what happens when the kids from the Mot Juste Collective get their justes flowing.

Oh yeah, and in case you were wondering, it’s pronounced “moh zhyst” or “mō zhüst'”.