not so long ago there was a great deal of coverage of the latest keane album, under the iron sea, got for it’s cover artwork. the illustrator in question has quietly become highly regarded for her block prints. she is half finnish, half english ‘with a love of nature and folklore’. she graduated with a ba Hons in illustration from the university of brighton in july 2005. her clients now include universal island records, british vogue, apple/itunes, m&s and marimekko.
Monday, 31 January 2011
Friday, 28 January 2011
julian wolkenstein has conducted a personal project and investigation into the scientific perfection that symmetry reflects perfection. this is what the artist had to say about his work….
“echoism.org plays with the notion of your own identity. what do you look like? what are the things that make you look like you – your identifying features? if you are made symmetrical, do you consider yourself more beautiful, less so, or is it just weird? or is it you at all? do you have a best side? what is to be said of left and right brain dominance?”
Thursday, 27 January 2011
an interesting approach to environmentality, no typical cues for the ‘eco’ market in the form of leaves and fields and swathes of green.
"we will stop the use of non natural additives, stop wasting energy in production, stop adding unnecessary scents, stop designing with toxic colours, stop non-eco friendly parts of the package. you stop the water while using this shower gel."
Wednesday, 26 January 2011
a couple of us at pf are from a fashion background and we are in love with the new spring campaigns. from east meets west via the great gatsby at Louis Vuitton, prada with its internationally-sourced-with-a-conscious in muted colours to the down-right creepy reversed goths at givenchy.
Monday, 24 January 2011
big new ideas design agency have set up 1200 posters as a showcase for ‘up-and-coming, young artist, speaking to the power of community, collaboration, and conversation’. on the 12th day of each month they will be releasing a limited-edition print. keep your eye on it…
from top victo ngai (sold out), catherine chi and mando veve
Friday, 21 January 2011
macaroons are typically seen as a french invention but theural & thomas is the first patisserie in mexico to specialise in the crusty bites of heaven.
‘for this project it was very important to create an imposing brand that would amphasize the unique value, elegance and detail of this delicate dessert.’