Watercolor prints inspired by 31 black-and-white films

Abby Yemm Contributor

By Abby Yemm in New Art on Monday 28 October 2013

Watercolor prints inspired by 31 black-and-white film faves, all watched on Sunday nights. Leanne Shapton’s (author, illustrator and former art director) Sunday Night Movies, is an homage to both classic and cult movies, alike. Think paintings based off inspiring silver screen moments, rolling credits and intros. Think Woody Allen, Catherine Deneuve and Casablanca.

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Online maps in watercolor

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Monday 14 October 2013

San Francisco-based digital interactive design studio Stamen have developed these sweet cartographic skins — such as the manga-like Toner, the flaming hot Burning Man and subdued watercolor — for displaying OpenStreetMap data. It’s just too bad these marvelous displays aren’t compatible with Google Street View.

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Illustrations by Portland-based Brooke Weeber

Mat Miller Reader Find

By Mat Miller in New Illustration on Friday 27 April 2012

Portland based illustrator Brooke Weeber’s work instantly charms. Her meticulous line work, together with soft water colour palettes, make for a modern vintage feast for the eyes. Weeber’s subject matter spans from Narwhal whales, bicycles, to my personal favourites, her many bearded men.

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