Saturday, 5 July 2014
Monday, 30 June 2014
My nephew decided to Google me.. and then proceeded to show me a whole heap of stuff I'd never seen before. This is not to say that I've never.. er.. (cringe) Googled myself but his input was more than just my short name. And i'm most grateful! The longterm printed collaborations between myself & Adam Weissman for Stussy have been reappropriated in more guises than just the common or garden tshirt. So lovely to see, ; )
Saturday, 17 May 2014
Jos van der Hoek and his girlfriend Jelka Priem are the innovative force behind 'Face This', a charity set up to raise funds to support education for kids in Indonesia. In true Indonesian spirit the idea of collaboration is key, leading Jos & Jelka to work directly with local schools & their children. Artists are invited to create a tshirt from drawings supplied by the kids. Each artists interpretation is a pictorial union of many of the kids drawings, bound up with their own bit of creative spin. The resulting collection has an inherent child like charm with the confidence of a contemporary design practice. With the likes of Billie Jean and Dan Page as contributing Artists you'll be hard pushed to make a choice, ; ) !
Friday, 2 May 2014
I don't seem to stop being impressed by the integrity & passion of our under-graduate generation of late. The students at Westminster University are one month away from their Degree show & producing some fantastic creative statements with which to impress Joe Public on their PV night, June 12th (details to follow). Meanwhile, Emma Buckley is pursuing a career in creative journalism although currently studying 3D design at Bath School of Art & Design. 'Eight with Em' her snappily titled blog, sees her asking eight questions to creatives working within the design industry.
Pretty industrious & impressive stuff Em. Discover more here.
Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Sunday, 20 April 2014
Brilliantly curated and executed by SB Studio, ' 100 / 100 ' is a collaborative experiment between the public and a carefully selected group of artists & illustrators, whose work they admire.. (Aw, thanks!)
The Liverpool Craft Beer Company brewed SB Studio their very own beer, then SB Studio asked the public to name it. A hundred suggestions were shortlisted, dished out and uniquely illustrated. My brand suggestion was quite a mouthful.. but how Nicolas Burrows conquered 'Snegs Blooner' I've no idea! Love it though. Keep an eye on their site as all the bottles will be up for auction soon, the proceeds going to Artfund, the National fund raising charity for Art.