All Blog Posts Tagged 'tea' (9)

New Ink, Tea and Alcohol Portraits by Carne Griffiths

Artist Carne Griffiths has just debuted a powerful new set of work for his show Invisible Lines at Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong. The beautifully messy portraits are made with conventional materials like calligraphy ink and graphite but he also drips liquid onto his works like herbal tea and alcohol. Of course, we're not talking about the kind of alcohol…


Added by alice on November 20, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

A Whimsical Tea-Inspired Series by Cade Martin

Award-winning photographer Cade Martin sure knows how to take his viewers on a magical journey. The Wonderland series he created along with the Washington Ballet was filled with over fifty dancers majestically moving through the air. If only for a brief moment, we forgot about the…


Added by alice on January 16, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

More Gorgeous Ink and Tea Illustrations by Carne Griffiths

Since we last checked in with UK-based artist Carne Griffiths he's been busy creating even more beautiful portraits in his signature style, that is, using just tea and ink. This Thursday, July 12, he's opening an exhibition called…


Added by alice on July 10, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Year of the Tiger Tea (2 pics)

As millions celebrate the lunar New Year this weekend, I thought this tea packaging was really fitting. Designed by Aesthetic Apparatus, the bright tin has hand printed labels and includes a sticker that celebrates the year of the Tiger. The tea comes from the province of Yunnan and promises to be "strong and smooth, spicy and sweet, rich and earthy." Only 50 of these… Continue

Added by alice on February 13, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Tea-Off! The Tea Kettle Competition Winners

Before you start busting out your wallet, let me begin by saying that this baby is only a concept (for now). The winner of Tea Off! - The Tea Kettle Competition sponsored by World Kitchen is this beautiful creation called One from Vessel Ideation. The all in one vessel is designed… Continue

Added by alice on March 31, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Lotus Tea Light Holder: Symbolism+Design+Packaging

Please excuse me but I'm on a major design kick today. This beautiful lotus tea light holder from Singapore's Trine captures my attention for many reasons.

First the symbolism:

"Inspired by the beauty and resilience of a lotus flower blossom, the structure of the candleholder comprises of three rings of petals. The intricate patterns on each ring of petals features one type of traditional… Continue

Added by alice on February 12, 2009 at 12:48pm — 1 Comment

Fashion Week Tea Party: Eat Your Louboutin

Who doesn't love miniature, edible art? During New York fashion week, the Bergdorf Goodman will launch its version of Prêt-à-Portea, an afternoon tea originally launched by the Berkeley Hotel in London. The girls’ club will feature confections inspired by the latest collections. We're talking cookies, petits fours and layered desserts based on designs from Christian… Continue

Added by alice on February 10, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Mark Your Calendars! 11/11/08 Go To Coffee Bean's Holiday Open House for a Free Holiday Drink!

We're never ones to pass up a free drink! On Tuesday, November 11th from 5p-8p, Coffee Bean is going to give away a free 12 oz holiday drink! You'll get to try out their Peppermint Latte & Iced Blended or Winter Dream Tea Latte!

*Offer valid only at participating… Continue

Added by alice on October 28, 2008 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

THE best tea I have ever had in my life (no, seriously): Cinammon Orange MarketSpice Tea

Eugene brought this back from Seattle's Pikes Place...this was one of the tastings on the Savor Seattle Food Tour.

I don't get paid for showcasing products on this believe me when I say this is seriously the best tea I have ever had.

It's this cinnamon-orange spice tea that is truly… Continue

Added by alice on June 17, 2008 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

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