Monique van Bruggen from Studio mhl designs and produces handmade jewelry. The unique, delicate pieces are made with fine materials. Yes, subtlety can be so beautiful.
I’m always searching for really good up-and-coming design studios for fresh inspiration. Tireman Studio is definitely a new design firm to watch. The studio was founded by Shogo Ota, who inherited the DNA of infamous Modern Dog Design Co. His unique artsy wild style is recognized mostly by his music poster designs, but if you […]
Illustrative designer Hedof joined The Jaunt project, in which artists are sent to locations all over the world to get inspired. His destination was Helsinki, a beautiful city surrounded by rough nature.
This was a very exciting project. I made a poster design/illustration for Steve Aoki’s concert at Sasquatch Music Festival. I came up with a Japanese influenced, almost modern twist of Ukiyo-e, wood block print based on his Japanese heritage, and I used an aggressive image to capture his music.
Being a single isn’t easy, but being a single who dates isn’t easier at all. Especially in big cities like New York, the life of a dating single is rough and tiresome. That’s why two good friends and graphic designers, Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman, decided to start this very committed project called 40 days […]
Sammy Slabbinck, who describes himself as one who ‘renders dynamic collage prints, combining vintage photographs with contemporary compositional styles’, does all these unexpected collage artworks, including one of an all-star wrestling team comprising of respected musicians like Leonard Cohen, John Lennon, Jim Morrison and David Bowie, The one with the family sitting down at the dining table and drinking up spoonfuls from their soup bowls of unsuspecting swimmers is pure genius.
Rich Silverstein, Co-Chairman and Creative Director at Goodby, Silverstein and Partners in San Francisco is currently on a lookout for his new Exec Assistant, as his current assistant is leaving. The role is clearly not for the faint hearted as you can see on this brilliant Craiglist job ad. Rich Silverstein is looking for someone who is fearless, passionate and obviously employable. He also doesn’t tolerate an agency spy or a killjoy.
Behind Lady Pilot Letterpress is the one-woman force, Emily Wismer. Based in Wilmington, North Carolina, Wismer juxtaposes classical illustrations with wicked lines for special occasions in her letterpress greetings, As she states on her website, her specialty is in the arena of ‘sarcastic and sweet letterpressed greeting cards’.
Liz and Kyle von Hasseln, who started the Sugar Lab when they were both students in architecture school, made these meticulously 3D-printed sugar sculptures out of a mixture of water and alcohol through a process that dampens and hardens the sugar substrate simultaneously.So, yes. Sugar. Wow.
We’ve seen our fair share of kites, but this is really something. Made in collaboration with Balinese artisans, Haptic Lab’s 26” x 28” bamboo and nylon sailing ship kites are handmade shizz that actually fly in strong wind, despite their anchor-dropping appearance.
Designer-educator Forrest Jessee takes a trans-disciplinary approach to his projects, which includes the Sleep Suit, a cool textile piece laser-cut from a single sheet. It’s designed to wrap around any shape so as to allow its inhabitant to curl up and sleep anywhere he likes without feeling smothered. The basic unit of the textile is […]
Made of hand blown pyrex glass, the Meld wine glass is inspired by two forms: the glass and the human hand. The result is a merged curiosity of a drinkware which fits onto the palm ergonomically, almost like a fitted glove. We cannot approve enough.
All right, we think we’ve found just the place to get all our furniture from. The only problem is, we’ll need a bigger place. We’ll also need one of these magic ‘Drink Me’ potions so we can grow ten times bigger to at least get our butt on the darned chair. Robert Therrien is the […]
In his Improbabilita photography series, Swiss-born artist Giuseppe Colarusso takes everyday objects and manipulates them in a whaaaaaat?-inducing way. The Cyclops-like sunglasses (or should we say, sunglass) is a top idea, as with the trio of coins smelted as one.
We love stuff that mess with our minds, so it’s great to see just what ad agency Y&R Sao Paulo and photographer Lúcio Cunha did to promote a new surround sound home theater system: they took the otherwise instantly recognizable movie posters of films such as Kill Bill, Forrest Gump and Pretty Woman, then imagined how the flip side of these posters would look and showed what they looked like, viewed from behind. What an ingenious solution.