Solid Gold Bribery lesson with a side order of postal revenge 101: If you give them chocolate they will come! (That’s what the spirit of Jim Morrison aka Val Kilmer said to us in a dream that we had about Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, and that American Indian dude was there too – hint don’t fall asleep watching The Doors while eating chocolate).
On the flipside if there is anyone that you don’t like who happens to get on your last nerve you can taint the chocolate bar and do bad things before it even reaches them. This is something best reserved for distant cousins 8 million times removed who you had to invite because the parental units have told you so, or that Aunt/Uncle who you’ve been giving the side eye for many years because of their habitual line stepping in the gift giving arena.
The Envy Portion: Oh Uncle Pear talking about adding to our design tears and fears! le sigh – because it is beautiful, le sigh over a colour scheme that would automatically get 5 stars on Kuler, le sigh over the Venn diagram of awesomeness that has been created by putting chocolate and pretty paper together. And with the largest le sigh of all being reserved for the fact that we too love chocolate and we wish that we had an invitation, not because we want to attend – but who in Christendom doesn’t want their postie shoving slabs of chocolate wrapped in awesome sauce design through their door. Uncle Pear, you’ve officially been hated on!
Well, it is about freaking time that we have a something for the boys. So dudes your time is now and we are the selectas who are going to make you say bow. Actually, not say bow but make a bow, it is all about being tied up Misters (and not in a kinky sense neither!)
Also there is a bit of side eye action of the design variety that we are throwing in the direction of Conor Whelan; as he knocked up this design for Trinity Ball Magazine. Now, all we need is some genius to put this design with an actual bow tie – take notes that be a business idea – ya dig!
Oh that we should despise her, but we can’t. Oh that we should get on our knees with extra added knee pads and pray that she never surpasses us. Oh that we should be filled with bitterness and bile, but oh no we are not.
We are just filled with a hole in the heart, and emptiness in the soul. These days pathos is more our style, we want to have something for Christmas so we are storing the rage and anger for a wintry snowflake filled day. But Doodlelove, Madam Lela we don’t love you! *Beyond Beyond slowly kisses teeth and chooses a sulky sweet death by Percy Pigs* Lela, you have been officially been hated on!
As a precautionary measure we have taken to physically dehydrating ourselves before we look at other designers’ graphic work purely because we don’t have the capacity for crying anymore. We are not joking the continual rivulets have caused indentations in our cheeks from all the salt water erosion to our little faces.
So although there will be a whole lotta repressed anger going on we literally don’t have any tears to complete the cycle of design catharsis. When we saw this collabo between Scout Books and Ice Cream Social, after a minor tourettes moment – and a bit of dry heaving we accepted design defeat. These are quite honestly way too nice! *punches wall, knocks chair to the ground, and walks out in a huff*