French studio, Le Creative Sweatshop, are Julien Morin and Mathieu Missiaen. They have envisioned geometric adaptations for their fragile handmade pieces, based on contemporary art and architecture.
Kris Knight is a Canadian painter influenced by symbolist and romantic painting. I particularly like the expression of his faces and the ethereal and shiny skins that he gives his subjects. Knight paints boys and girls that are between youth and adulthood: ambiguous portraits, full of innocence and erotism.
Inés and Iván are the two guys behind the cool fashion label, La Casita de Wendy. I like the prints and, above all, I like the way they work and run their brand. Keeping it as a small business is a challenge for them.
La Gioconda appears again in Madrid’s Prado Museum. This is a great find because it was painted by one of the favorite disciples of Leonardo da Vinci, while da Vinci worked on the original. With this spectacular restoration, the work of Leonardo is born again. It will be exposed at The Louvre soon. Why da […]
Andrés Gallardo transforms vintage porcelain figures into small jewellery. He is inspired by elements of flora and fauna, and he works it out using leather, woods, gold, and silver. He is self-taught, highly intuitive at handcrafting.
Elizabeth Goluch’s focus for the past ten years has been creating one-of-a-kind, larger than life, highly detailed metal insects. Each complex, nature perfect sculpture, incorporates gold, silver, enamel and gemstones in its construction. The decorative details reference elements of insect life, lore and environment.
The creativity and the perseverance through which Walter Van Beirendonck has been at the forefront of fashion for more than 30 years continues to be a source of inspiration. Grab a copy of Dream the World Awake: 240 pages of pure inspiration.
Melissa Haslam’s paintings reflects a special view of the world. Her influences include Japanese illustration and contemporary fashion photography, with an emphasis on narrative themes.