Monthly Archives: April 2011

Jonathan Zawada interprets data

An exhibition of large scale drawings and oil paintings at Prism Gallery, Los Angeles. The landscape topographies were derived from graph data on population demographics and economics, modeled in 3D and then oil paintings were created from those 3D renders. … Continue reading

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Brian Knappenberger: Arctic

Having a photographer fan day, clearly. The speed and pace of Joburg makes me want to go somewhere very very very quiet. Like the Arctic. Sigh. It looks quiet there. His dripbook portfolio here

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Mark Seelen interiors

Australian photographer Mark Seelan interiors work has a richness and appreciation of texture and colour. Of course the spaces have to be awesome first so get those shots, because there’s no use polishing a turd. see his site at markseelen.com … Continue reading

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Issa and net-a-porter

Not like it makes that much difference to us here on this southern-most tip of Africa, but Issa teamed up with net-a-porter to do a series of pop colour lace party frocks. Out end of the month for fans of … Continue reading

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the legendary Saul Bass

Just a quick ode to the great Saul Bass. American filmmaker and graphic designer whose iconic style is still referenced today. I like his movie posters the most, but he’s equally well known for his original corporate logos for Kleenex, … Continue reading

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Barbie body parts

The official blurb: ‘Margaux Lange’s Plastic Body Series art jewelry collection utilizes salvaged Barbie doll parts in combination with sterling silver and pigmented resins. The series is a result of Lange’s desire to re-purpose mass-produced materials into handmade, wearable art. … Continue reading

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brogue vogue

Is it winter yet? Is it? One can never have enough brogues in one’s shoe cupboard.

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