Category Archives: Art

Daiso detour

Ever been to Daiso? The Japanese chain has four stores in DFW. I popped by their Plano location for rainy day inspiration. Here’s a tiny sampling of the cute stuff on offer.

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thumb-sized toothpick holders

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purrse-friendly prices

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mug shot

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pot shot

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i oink, therefore i ham

Daiso also has stationery, bento boxes, itty bitty dressing bottles, pretty Japanese paper fans, and loads more. Oh, and snacks! And Marukawa fruit-flavored bubble gum 🙂

Birth of a fractal

A fractal is a repeating pattern that displays at different scales. Nature brings science, math, and art together in the fractal flowers of Queen Anne’s lace:

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The first umbel …

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… gives rise to multiple umbels

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a proliferation of umbels

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fractal bloom

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what the … fractal!

Geek out on fractals here.

Pictures taken June 2014 in Plano, Texas