So, here is the perfectly sized and detailed Hasselblad crocheted by Nadra Dangerfield for John Gary Brown:
It's awesome from every angle:
Who needs to understand the impetus when the product is so engaging?
And something else delightful--an illustrated edition of The Elements of Style! Not just any illustrations, but illustrations by Maira Kalman. She is a visual columnist for The New York Times and writes the blog, And the Pursuit of Happiness. She has such an interesting and quirky way of looking at the world--her Illustration for The Elements of Style's Table of Contents is a watermelon pink package tied with string...
I came across the wonderful little volume while sorting books at lunchtime today. The Friends of our local public library twice a year conducts a grand sale of donated books. Proceeds, of course, benefit the library. I help in a tiny way by sorting books into sale categories. It's always a joy to come across something unknown or unexpected, and it certainly was a joy today to find, of all things, the classic style manual with charming illustrations.