Truth and Lies: poster series by Justin Barber

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Saturday 14 December 2013

Truth and Lies is a poster series by Justin Barber that ‘takes some of the most common, everyday lies we tell ourselves and hear from others, and bluntly translates them into the unequivocal truth.’ This series sets out to uncover the ‘inane conversational nuances that reveal paradoxical dichotomies in our otherwise ordinary life’. In other […]

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Subscribe to objects handpicked by Swiss Miss and others

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 1 February 2013

We’ve just learnt about Quarterly Co, a pretty cool service that lets you subscribe to an influential contributor — like Behance CEO Scott Belsky, Swiss Miss blogger Tina Roth Eisenberg and The Happiness Project author Gretchen Rubin— of their choice and receive objects from them in the mail. Super fun.

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Paintings of triangles by Cara Littley

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By Cara Littley in New Art on Tuesday 20 December 2011

I am inspired by the idea of art clashing with what surrounds it, rather than complimenting it. An expression of the opposite of the safe, pretty paintings adorning the walls in suburban homes. I am also inspired by being surrounded by skate, punk and street culture in my teen years. I sometimes bring in freeform variations on tribal and South American patterns into my pieces, on varying scales of devolution.

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Lovely by Catherine Konopleva

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By Michelle Wilding in New Design on Thursday 16 December 2010

‘One pig was hurt while making this lovely image of a pig’, reads the caption below Catherine Konopleva’s new art piece dedicated to the cruel butchery of animals. Ironically titled ‘Lovely’, the collage utilizes pig fat, meat and muscle to shed light on pork activism.

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