The Specktaculars

The Specktaculars are now observable!

Created by Daphne Bei and myself for HappyBabies’ winter collection 2015-2016.

Look at them! Aw, they’re cute and funny.

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The Specktaculars, a.k.a. the Specks, are super tiny creatures, invisible to the human eye.

They are practically everywhere, living peacefully among us, hopping on our clothes,

floating in the air, causing no trouble at all.

After long hours of serious “spying” through a microscope, we observed that

no matter their variety in colours and shapes, all of them have two things in common:

funny, fluffy antenna-like ears


the ability to understand the true meaning of every single word of every language

that has ever existed, even slang, gibberish, possibly alien and …ta-da!… baby talk!

If only we could spot and hear the Specktaculars!

They’d explain what our children say and actually mean.


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You may find more of them here:


the Benaki museum is 10 years old

Together with Daphne Bei, we submitted a version of how an anniversary poster may look like, so here it is:




It has been selected as one of the best 50 (out of 293)

Here‘s more about it.



Butterfly Blue[s] – The Music Bouquet

The Music Bouquet is comprised of origami flowers. Each petal contains lyrics of songs that contain the word blue (or blues) in the title. All of them create this moody blue atmosphere when you listen to them… The origami butterfly has musical notes and keys on its wings playing the part of the Music, the inspiration and the passion entwined in each melody.

So fragile, yet so powerful: every tune lasts for a short while, still it can leave a mark in an entire lifetime.

the playlist:
Strange colour blue – Madrugada
Blue Hotel – Chris Isaak
Famous Blue raincoat – Leonard Cohen
Blue on blue – Bobby Vinton
Blue blue ocean – Echo and the bunnymen
Blue rain – Roy Orbison
Silly boy blue – David Bowie
Pale blue eye – Lou Reed
Sky Blue – Peter Gabriel
Am I blue? – Billie Holiday
Zaz turned blue – PJ Harvey
Blue Velvet – Tony Benett
Inner City Blues – Marvin Gaye
Blue Monday – New Order
Blue Light – Prince
Out of the Blue – Foreigner