I Love Dust: An Interview with Co-Founder and Creative Director Mark Graham

Curator: Gemma O'Brien
date: August 20, 2014
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Illustration, Typography
Tags: Design, illustration, Lettering, Typography

There are few design studios whose work I recall fawning over when I was studying design that still hold my attention now. But seven years after first seeing the work of UK-based studio ilovedust (iLD), I remain envious of their attention to detail, badass-yet-beautiful ornament, killer murals and illustrative approach to type.   I caught up with co-founder and creative director Mark Graham to chat about some of his recent work, what it's like being a boss and who he’d most like to get stuck in an elevator with.  

read more | Comments (0)

Vipera: A Collaboration Between Luca Zamoc and Ferran Gisbert

Curator: Gemma O'Brien
date: August 18, 2014
Categories: Art, Illustration
Tags: art, painting, spain
As guest artists at Valencia's Poliniza Street Art Festival in May 2014, Luca Zamoc and Ferran Gisbert spontaneously decided to collaborate on a piece that combines their individual approaches to large-scale painting. The result is "Vipera," a 10-meter long snake that wraps around the wall of the city's Polytechnic University. 
read more | Comments (0)

Artist Aakash Nihalani "Skewers" His Subjects with Bold, Graphic Forms

Curator: Jennette Snape
date: August 8, 2014
Categories: Environmental Design, Experience Design, Illustration
Tags: art
New York artist Aakash Nihalani (AA) has been "skewering" his subjects in Brooklyn as part of a new series of work called "Landline." 

Working with bold isometric forms created from bright neon tape, AA transforms outdoor spaces (and often people) into playful installations. 
read more | Comments (0)

Hand-drawn Animation for New NoizBoiz and Ronnie Flex Music Video

Curator: Jennette Snape
date: August 5, 2014
Categories: Design in Music, Illustration, Motion Graphics, Typography
Tags: animation, motion graphics, music
Rotterdam-based NoizBoiz are known as pioneers in the field of UK-sounds like dubstep and grime. The music video for this song (with a guest contribution by Dutch hiphop artist Ronnie Flex) features hand-drawn animation by Felix Spanjaard that extends the storytelling layer of NoizBoiz's unique Dutch grime style.



read more | Comments (0)

Artist Michael Gaughan Paints Farting Turtles (and More)

Curator: Patrick Richardson
date: July 29, 2014
Categories: Illustration
Tags: art, painting
As a kid, my only experience of watercolor painting was what I like to refer to as "Mom Art"—floral still-life paintings and serene landscapes I viewed in small Midwestern resort town galleries. I wasn't what you'd call a fan of the medium. 

And then I saw Michael Gaughan's (definitely not in one of those afore-mentioned galleries). An extraordinary talent with a keen sense of humor, he's my kind of artist.
read more | Comments (0)
next