“The Bee’s Knees” – Pre-war jargon indicating excellence – the highest quality. Because bees carry pollen back to the hive in sacs on their legs. The allusion is to the concentrated goodness to be found around the bee’s knee.
There you have it – it’s not just clever, it’s true! And that is the inspiration for this blog: a collection of everything that is interesting, intriguing, well-crafted, bizarre – or just plain great – in the fields of design, advertising, online media and writing.
We’ll start this collection a step at a time… after all, there are a lot of bee knees out there to find.