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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.