“The Breaks Over, Its the Takeover..”

The Breaks Over features daily inspiration, design, art, fashion, music and culture.

founded by Matthew Senna (MSENNA and The Jamie Marx Co.) and Jason Alejandro.
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MOIRÉ ///

Amazingly well-crafted design work coming from Swiss studio Moiré.

BIO-DIVERSITY ///

Christoph Niemann is a genius.

THE AMAZING STAIRCASE ///

This staircase I came across on Apartment Therapy was too good to not share! I feel so inspired to try something like this.

BORN TO DIE / EVERY ARTIST THINKS THEY MAKE GOLD ///

In about a week and a half there will be a group exhibit in Berlin titled Born to Die: Art and Artifact. The show will consist of works by over 40+ artists (curated by Jay Henderson) working in a wide variety of disciplines. The group show will then transform into a solo show by Jay...

ATELIER CARVALHO BERNAU ///

I don’t even know how to begin describing this Netherlands-based studio. Atelier Carvalho Bernau specializes in highly functional and painstakingly crafted design work. Their work is primarily print-based and typographic, in fact they do a lot custom typeface design. I love how their site captures the gorgeous letterforms they’ve created alongside photos of high-end book...

DAN STILES ///

Portland is the new Brooklyn, or something like that. I say this because I can’t stop coming across a ridiculous amount of talented work from designers and artists based there. Dan Stiles is one more to add to the list. Amazing posters? Check. Amazing illustration work? Check. Silkscreened goodness? Check. Dan’s got a lot more...

JIMINIE HA ///

Take a look at Jiminie Ha‘s work, really beautiful stuff there.

EMECO x COKE – NAVY CHAIR ///

I’m sure you’ve seen this chair everywhere by now. Coke and Emeco refresh the classic Navy chair, originally designed for the U.S. Navy back in the 1940s, by making it out of 111 recycled Coca-Cola soda bottles. I went over to Design Within Reach yesterday and took a look at it. It’s really gorgeous. The...

PORTIA WELLS ///

Portia Wells‘ work has always amazed me. Her design projects also serve as a platform for artistic ideation and social commentary about the objects we consume and acquire. I’m always surprised at how each time I look at a particular work I come across a new and unexpected thought behind it.

ALBERTO CERRITEÑO ///

Alberto Cerriteño is a Mexican illustrator, animator and designer currently based in Portland.

PANTONE PLUS SERIES ///

I love Base. I love Pantone colors. I love the Cool Hunting video series. Doesn’t get any better than this. Oh, yeah…and if all else fails throw in some cameos by John Maeda and Tina Roth Eisenberg (Swiss Miss). “To celebrate the release of The Plus Series, the next generation of the classic Pantone Matching...