Dutch print designer Nina Warmerdam is still hard at work on her Imprint project, where she creates a new pattern every 48 hours. I love how freely she shares each image and how incredibly persistent and determined she must be to continuously churn out such beautiful work. Tell me, do you guys keep strict guidelines
Drew Tyndell creates arty architecture pieces and now I’m really resisting the urge to title this post ‘art’chitecture because I’m a nerdbomb. Growing up with a home builder as a father, Drew ran around job sites as a kid, making huge piles of wood scraps in the front yard. Fast forward 10+ years and those
From Nathan’s artist statment: “As an artist, I see my role as cocktail party host: I introduce the viewer to the work then gracefully remove myself, leaving them talking while I make sure we are not running out of party punch. Once the loose parameters for the discussion between the viewer and the work are
A former seamstress for Alexander McQueen, Tina Kalivas launched her own label of ultra-modern fashion over 10 years ago. The collections on her site are each juxtaposed with the inspiration behind the series, which is oddly fascinating to see (think: Rubik’s cubes, children’s books and video games!). But here’s why I love Tina Kalivas: in a fashion
For storeowners, the stakes are higher than ever. Rather than churning out countless catalogs of new styles, it seems styling and art direction are becoming increasingly important in providing a unique spin on your brand. Accessories become art, pants become paintings and lookbooks suddenly become highly frame-worthy. Stylist Ashley Helvey is queen of this game.
Richard Vergez pairs things together that were meant to be married long ago. Like sea salt and caramel. My goodness, why were those flavors not gallivanting together sooner? LINK: RICHARD VERGEZ on SOCIETY6
The hills of Eastern Congo aren’t pink, no, but Richard Mosse made them so. From the New Yorker: “Mosse used Aerochrome, an obsolete technology, to create an alternative image of the complex social and political dynamics of the country. The film…reveals a spectrum of light beyond what the human eye can perceive. He aims “to
Dear Alyssa, I know these are drawings on handmade paper. (How do you make handmade paper, by the way? Never mind. I’ll Google it.) But can you make them into rugs so I can put them on my floors and roll around in delight? Think about it perhaps? Love, Erin LINK: ALYSSA PHEOBUS MUMTAZ