Jose Maria Cruz Novillo & Olmos, matchboxes for Fosforos del Pirineo, late 60’
Águila (eagle). Buho (owl). Cocodrilo (crocodile). Chimpancé (chimpanzee). Dorada (gilt-head bream). Erizo (hedgehog). Foca (seal). Galápago (galápagos tortoise). Hipopótamo (Hippopotamus). Iguana (iguana). Jabalí (wild boar). Kakatúa (Cockatoo). León (lion). Llama (llama). Mariposa (butterfly). Nécora (velvet crab). Ñu (wildebeest). Oso (bear). Pavo  Real (peacock). Quisquilla (caridean shrimp). Rinoceronte (rhinoceros). Saltamontes (grasshopper). Tigre (tiger). Urogallo (capercaillie). Vampiro (vampire). Xilófago (xylophagous). Yak (yak). Zorro (fox).

Jose Maria Cruz Novillo & Olmos, matchboxes for Fosforos del Pirineo, late 60’

Águila (eagle). Buho (owl). Cocodrilo (crocodile). Chimpancé (chimpanzee). Dorada (gilt-head bream). Erizo (hedgehog). Foca (seal). Galápago (galápagos tortoise). Hipopótamo (Hippopotamus). Iguana (iguana). Jabalí (wild boar). Kakatúa (Cockatoo). León (lion). Llama (llama). Mariposa (butterfly). Nécora (velvet crab). Ñu (wildebeest). Oso (bear). Pavo  Real (peacock). Quisquilla (caridean shrimp). Rinoceronte (rhinoceros). Saltamontes (grasshopper). Tigre (tiger). Urogallo (capercaillie). Vampiro (vampire). Xilófago (xylophagous). Yak (yak). Zorro (fox).
Gotthard Graubner, Farbraum, Watercolor on crepe paper, 1970. Germany

Gotthard Graubner, Farbraum, Watercolor on crepe paper, 1970. Germany

Isaac Newton, Opticks, or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections and Colours of Light. 1718. London.

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Lecture Diagram 63: Various Forms with Shadows, 1810. Prepared by Turner for his lectures as Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy. Via Tate

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Lecture Diagram 63: Various Forms with Shadows, 1810. Prepared by Turner for his lectures as Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy. Via Tate

Intuition plays a large role in my work and has rarely let me down. I often intellectualize my work after the fact.

Steff Geisbuhler

Quote from Debbie Millman How to think like a great graphic designer

Bakterien, Meyers Konversationslexikon, 1905.

Bakterien, Meyers Konversationslexikon, 1905.

Mother’s little helper, ad from 1955.

Mother’s little helper, ad from 1955.

Gall Snuffbox, 1800. French. German physician Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) was the founder of phrenology (or organology) which aimed to reveal the character of a person from the form of the skull. Museum of the History of Science, Oxford. Exhibit Revealing the brain. 

Gall Snuffbox, 1800. French. German physician Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) was the founder of phrenology (or organology) which aimed to reveal the character of a person from the form of the skull. Museum of the History of Science, Oxford. Exhibit Revealing the brain

In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.
Bertrand Russell