Antony Micallef is mostly known for his charcoal and oil paintings in which he transforms iconic logos, symbols and motifs into striking commentaries on the witless nature of today’s consumerist society. I fell in love the other day with Micallef’s amazing bronze and nickel plated sculptures that I saw at the Post No Bills gallery [...]
Italian graphic artist Nicola Felaco likes to paint vectors on canvases – big, blown up vectors. Using different kind of vectors each time, he paints abstract faces. I especially like his Super Mario painting. Pretty similar to Jonathan Puckey & Kazuki Takamatsu’s art but with a different kind of rendering.
Whether it is in runway format or a presentation, as it was this time at Copenhagen Fashion Week SS 2o12, we can always expect to teleport into some abstract fantasy of Henrik Vibskov’s mind to view his latest collection. I especially liked all of Vibskov’s knitwear for SS 2012. It reminded me a lot of [...]
Copenhagen Fashion Week just ended and Anne-Sofie Madsen’s SS 2012 Collection was definitely the highlight for me. Her experiences with Peclers-Parisian trend agency, John Galliano, and as junior designer at Alexander McQueen have really helped to make her a smart and well-rounded designer. Though her instinct seems to lie in couture she does a beautiful [...]
Listen to “Somebody That I Used To Know” here BUY HERE Here is a tour de force brought by Australian multi-instrumental musician Wouter De Backer. You can call him, Gotye. The fragment of indie-pop band, The Basics has stepped into single hood and is mingling with one of the strongest vocalists currently putting out tunes, [...]
Here is a red flag to our more affluent readers! This blinging one-off 1965 Mercer Cobra Roadster is about to be auctioned off in M0nterey and is predicted to go between $800,000 – $1.2 mm. This beauty ” is described as ‘based on a Mercer Raceabout’ and was designed by Virgil M. Exner and his [...]
After discovering the concrete design by Shnmuel Linksi, here is Stitching Concrete, a project by industrial design graduate Florian Schmid. Using the new material Concrete Canvas, it combines the softness of cloth with the stability of concrete to make these beautiful stools.
Listen to “Starry Eyes” here BUY HERE To make a cover your own is an accomplishment of its own. To reincarnate is a whole ‘nother cup of tea. London-based Veronica Falls revived Rory Erickson’s punk song, “Starry Eyes” into a shiny, new and improved version complete with a lighthearted and love bitten twist.
Located Washington, D.C. the Barcode House designed by David Jameson Architect gets its name from design details that are inspired by.. well, barcodes! Minimalist design exploring juxtapositions between the heavy and light and the old and the new. No privacy, but a lot of light, I personally would see this more as an office than [...]
Swedish photographer Julia Hetta has developed a romantic style that often resembles the character and class of renaissance paintings. Though her images carry this sensous and pure vibe you can also find an underlying darkness portrayed within. I am a fan her ability to exude such a powerful the mood in her photographs.
Israeli product designer Shmuel Linski has a passion for working with raw, rough materials. This love brought him to using concrete as the main material in unexpected consumer products. Here are two products of his latest design: speakers and coffee machine.
The new Magnum Temptation print ad campaign is an explosion of flavor ‘Expialidocious’ – “Magnum Art” showcases beautiful explosions of color and flavors in rich, intense and effective prints. Photographers Diver & Aguilar, were commissioned by Spanish advertising agency Lola,to explore the possibilities of this concept. And the result is pretty stunning!