WINTER SALE

Cold weather has benefits, chiefly that you can burrow into a warm bed and ignore the fact that it’s so damn cold outside. This collection features our best and boldest designs AND NOW THEY’RE ON SALE!

USE CODE: DREAMR20 to claim 15% OFF any of these duvet covers, sherpa blankets, premium pillows & cases and all sorts of warm, fluffy stuff.

Now put on your scarf and mittens when you go outside, it’s cold.

the ISLAMIC ART COLLECTION >

Geometric patterns make up one of the three nonfigural types of decoration in Islamic art, which also include calligraphy and vegetal patterns. Whether isolated or used in combination with nonfigural ornamentation or figural representation, geometric patterns are popularly associated with Islamic art, largely due to their aniconic quality. These abstract designs not only adorn the surfaces of monumental Islamic architecture but also function as the major decorative element on a vast array of objects of all types. 

the QUILT COLLECTION >

“(…) before 1830, abolitionists were working hard to end slavery. One way they did this was to hold grand fairs to raise both awareness and money for the abolitionist cause. Quilts were one of many craft pieces sold at these fairs. These quilts were usually fine quilts often with beautiful appliqué. Women sometimes put anti-slavery poems and sayings on the quilts they made for fairs as well as for friends and family. The goal was to show the terrible plight of the slaves.

Some abolitionists were active in the Underground Railroad helping runaway slaves get to safety. There are stories that certain quilts were used as signals to help the slaves in their flight to freedom. The idea that a log cabin quilt would be hung on the line of a safe house was one. Stories tell of certain quilts being used to tell the slaves what they needed to do to get to safety.”

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the LIBRARY >

A large part of what I do as an ecommerce consultant is read. And then read more. Tech’s progress can be mind-bending, so it’s important to not only stay current but to put that info into context.

Muslims for Progressive Values

Let’s start creating new things instead of destroying old things.

cgk.ink holidays

If you need help during the holidays, here is a great resource: LifeLineChat You will be OK.  — Chris, the "c" in cgk.ink

Stats vs. Design

I'm not really into "top 10" lists of anything, really. But this one quote caught my eye: "I think we’re in an age of user feedback that drives well-optimised but increasingly generic executions," argues Simon Gater, creative director and co-owner at Mad River. "The...

Unsplash, Thank You!

As I become more interested in Print on Demand (PoD) technology, I also find that my design and creative mind is along for the journey I am not a graphic designer. Or a designer at all. I'm a language guy. I'm finding that design and art function a lot like language....

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