Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Just Arrived!

Can / Neu / my bloody valentine / slowdive /
the fall / ride / chrome / joy division / new order /
swell maps / townes van zandt / andre williams /
air / os mutantes / harlem pixies / reigning sound
just to name a few !

Monday, September 27, 2010

Wood Skins for iPhone

Looking for protection for your new iPhone without sacrificing beauty? Handcrafted from 100% real wood (cherry, walnut or bamboo) these skins are available
for the newest iPhone 4 as well as the 3G or 3GS.
Professional grade 3M backing offers lasting results
for a perfect skin. Sustainable and eco-friendly
(and they look amazing!)

Friday, September 17, 2010

The Exquisite Book

This book is loosely based on the game started by the
Surrealists in the 1920's called The Exquisite Corpse.
This version is played by 100 contemporary artists,
illustrators and designers. Each artist contributed one
page to the book, the first artist was given a few words
to inspire their drawing. Each of the following artists
was only allowed to see the page preceding their own
to create their continuation of the story, and the
inspiration for the next artist. Each artist also follows
the horizon line that begins on the left side of the page
and ends on the right, establishing a visual connection...
The book reads as 10 short visual stories, and it is exciting
to see each artist's interpretation. This astonishing book's
format is as unique as its content, with each of the ten
chapters residing on a ten page accordion pull-out,
allowing readers to view the art continuously.
Great idea and a great book!

piles and piles of vinyl

great new titles like frankie rose and the outs / donovan quinn and the 13th month / candy claws / circle pit etc.
also lots of joy division / new order / clash / smiths etc. have just come in.

The Map As Art

Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography
This great book is now available in paperback!
It is little surprise that in an era of globalized
politics, culture, and ecology contemporary
artists are drawn to maps to express their
visions. Using a variety of media artists
explore a world free of geographical
The book features 360 map related artistic
visions by artists such as Ed Ruscha, Julian
Schnabel, Olafur Eliasson, William Kentridge,
Vik Muniz, and many more for whom maps
are the inspiration for creating art. The
beautiful reproductions and insightful
commentary make this an essential volume
for anyone interested in art and/or maps.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The Drift - Art on Main Street

The 6th Annual Drift Weekend Art Tour
is coming up soon... save the dates!
Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3.
Showcasing local Vancouver artists working
in all media. The event is free to the public
and takes place in shops, cafes, galleries
and open studios all along Main Street!

Dandelion is pleased to host local artist
Elizabeth Vegh whose work includes
watercolor paintings and mixed media.

We hope everyone will come out to meet the
local artists and see their work...
This event is a great opportunity to get out
and support the community!

Visit the Drift website for more details

See you there!

Tuesday, Sept 14, 2010

Dandelion will be closed today...
We are celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary
with a day in beautiful Deep Cove, BC.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Regular store hours resume tomorrow.
Hope to see you all soon!

Friday, September 10, 2010

Garland Light

Designed by Studio Tord Boontje
Garland Light is made from a continuous
metal strand that is wrapped around a
light bulb. With a simple clip, Garland
secures to the base of a bulb and may be
shaped into practically any form. Intertwine
multiple Garlands to create larger shades.
Garland is included in the permanent
collection of MoMA New York and the
Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Made from stainless steel and available in
silver plated or white or black chrome.

tranSglass lidded carafe

Handcut Carafe and Matching Tumbler / Lid
Made from recycled post-consumer wine bottles
TranSglass® conveys a positive attitude towards the environment, affirmed as an Artecnica Design With Conscience project. With the help of Aid to Artisans,
a non-profit organization providing assistance to artisans worldwide, Artecnica collaborated with Guatemalan craftsmen to bring Tord Boontje’s designs to the market. Combining old-world craftsmanship and sophisticated design, each tranSglass® vessel is a unique,
one-of-a-kind piece.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Record Show this Sunday

Another record show coming up this Sunday.
The store will be open as well.
Hope to see you there.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

modern lovers

just in... lots of solid punk rock ie. modern lovers / subhumans / dead boys etc. some of the best of it will go quick. incorrect thoughts came with an original flyer for a show with the subhumans, tunnel canary, scissors and illegal youth.