The Cube: make art with colours from the real world

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By Cormack O'Connor in Tech on Sunday 12 January 2014

Australian product development studio SwatchMate have come up with one of the most innovative design tools we’ve seen yet: the Cube, which gives you the ability to design and make art with colours from the real world. Basically, it’s a colour scanner which sends data about the colour it sees to your smartphone – or […]

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AlphabeNt celebrates the beauty of broken, glitched letters

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By Daniel Purvis in New Art on Tuesday 25 June 2013

Enthralled by the colourful, unpredictable and disjointed imperfections of glitch art, Drew Taylor and I created the AlphbabeNt project: we’d break the 26 characters of the Latin alphabet. Tempered with an unfettered belief in the power of print, we published the collection as a book to force the reader to stop and consider the new […]

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Pompom animal sculptures by Troy Emery

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By Troy Emery in New Art on Thursday 14 March 2013

Utopian rainbow motifs, patination or block colours envelop the contours of animal bodies to create abstracted hybrid-creatures. Through this process they transform into something new. Troy Emery is proposing that they could exist somewhere in a parallel universe or fantasy landscape. Some pieces incorporate fake rocks used as taxidermy mounts for display devices; here they […]

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1914 Paris in colour

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Photography on Monday 21 January 2013

I always love a good series of vintage colour photographs to swoon over and this series doesn’t disappoint. The shots of 1914 Paris show everything from Moulin Rouge to one legged men and horses – all in beautiful, rich colour. I want more!

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Street photography by Leanne Carter

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By Leanne Carter in New Photography on Saturday 30 July 2011

Life is full of these magical moments with unique characters which can often can be lost because it belonged to a space in time which is quicker than an eye but luckily isn’t quicker than a camera. It’s fascinating to be able to capture these moments and bare witness to them, especially when the world around you talks so grey, as if there is no magic or uniqueness.

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International Walkman Day

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By Papamarcus in New Art on Wednesday 6 July 2011

Johnny Two Tone Club is a collaborative project between some folks in Perth and Melbourne who like to do hand-pulled screen prints. International Walkman Day is the second installment in their ongoing Public Holiday Project series, which seeks to celebrate the anniversary of significant cultural events that don’t get the attention they deserve.

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Let’s Colour Project

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By Andy in New Events on Wednesday 18 August 2010

The Let’s Colour Project is a global ‘colour movement’ that started earlier this year with the goal of inspiring communities with a splash of colourful paint. Schools, streets, homes and squares across Brazil, France, Turkey the UK and India were the first to receive some colourful inspiration, and we’ll be keeping an eye on the project to see where it goes next. Inspiration through colour – a great initiative.

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Insight builder’s project

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By Andy in Cool Travel on Monday 12 July 2010

The crew at hip Australian fashion label Insight have been busy building ramps every summer around the Czech Republic. You’ll notice the typical brash Insight humour and colour running through the installations. A nice initiative to help out with places to skate, and also to show a colourful side to skate culture.

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Jörn Kaspuhl’s vibrant illustrations

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By Derrick Stembridge in New Illustration on Thursday 3 July 2008

Jörn Kaspuhl was born and raised in Stade in Northern Germany. In 2002, he moved to Hamburg and started the education in illustration at the University of Applied Sciences (expected graduation later this year). He has been working as a freelance illustrator since the summer of 2006.

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Jonathan Bartlett’s colourful creations

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Thursday 1 May 2008

I love the vibrant and slightly offbeat artwork of New York-based illustrator Jonathan Bartlett.

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Jordan Awan

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By Ilana Kohn in New Illustration on Thursday 24 April 2008

I’ve known the New York-based artist Jordan Awan for quite a long time now. Since he was in high school in fact. So I have had the privilege of watching his art truly evolve into something amazing.

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Jenn Porreca

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By Zolton in New Art on Wednesday 23 April 2008

Californian-based artist and Lost At E Minor contributor, Jenn Porreca, has an exhibition of works showing at Distinction Gallery, in Escondido kicking off on May 10th.

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50 Bucks: Bring On The Sluts

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By Zolton in New Events on Friday 18 April 2008

Melbourne-based illustrator Sarah Beetson has her second solo exhibition opening on June 6th, featuring Australia’s first Art Vending machine.

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Ronald Llanos

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By Zolton in New Art on Thursday 17 April 2008

I love the rich color and strong thematic imagery in the artwork of Ronald Llanos.

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Fariel Shafee

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By Zolton in New Art on Tuesday 8 April 2008

This artwork by Fariel Shafee hangs in my mind like a wondrous symbol of everything I’ve ever imagined pure hedonism to be.

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