14 October 2013

The Chalk Artist

Happy new week, everyone! Steve Jobs once said that, "The only way to do great work is to love what you do" and I couldn't agree more. I've always admired people who pursue their passion and in doing so, found success and happiness.

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One such person is Dana Tanamachi, a graphic designer and letterer.

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She has made a name for herself with her chalk art, dressing up interior spaces, as well as pages of magazines.

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She's even met Oprah {she designed one of the covers of The Oprah Magazine}!

A few years back, she created these alphabet paper weights for West Elm

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She's also made covers, rendered in chalk of course, for some classic books.

And just recently, she collaborated with Target for a limited edition line of home decor:

Above, a short write-up about her at the back of the products. Turning a blank chalkboard into an inspiring piece of art...I think that's blah to TADA!

You can read more about Miss Tanamachi and her work here, here and here.


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