Category Archives: Art

gavin worth

we see a lot of it every single day in johannesburg on most busy corners. gavin worth makes wire sketches that are simple and his papercut series is also rather lovely. his site here (i’m terrible but i can’t remember where i … Continue reading

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lovemore launches on the Aficionado network

Exciting news: louisemore has split into two. louisemore will continue to focus on fashion, accessories and pop culture oddities. Who else is going to curate the weird collection of stuffed animals, jewellery and hairstyles? Didn’t think so… …and a warm … Continue reading

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time flies when you’re knitting scarves

Irreverent product design from Berlin University of Arts graduate, Siren Elise Wilhelmsen: Made to register normally-invisible time in a three-dimensional way, the 356 knitting clock makes a 2m-long scarf every year. Not great for actually telling the time, it’s rather a … Continue reading

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Paul Octavious’ Same Hill, Different Day

American photographer, designer and self-proclaimed ‘storyteller’,  Paul Octavious’s images (both moving and still) have an interesting combination of quietness and vibrancy. My favourite projects are ‘Same Hill, Different Day’ and ‘The Black Stuff’. see ‘The Black Stuff’ here

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inside a ‘Stalinist Disneyland’

Welcome to Pyongyang, a book by Charlie Crane. All photographs were taken at tourist sites throughout the North Korean town. Not known to welcome Westerners warmly, the photographs don’t attempt to get under the surface, but rather to photograph the surface itself.  Published … Continue reading

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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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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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