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Peter Stichbury

Peter Stichbury is a New Zealand-born artist who paints oddly beautiful portraits. Each portrait has a level of distortion that brings a slightly surreal, almost ethereal, quality to his paintings.  Perhaps this is way Stichbury cites neo-classical artist Jean Auguste … Continue reading

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Miscellany

It’s been awhile since I did a miscellany post and it’s also a great opportunity to clear through the things I bookmarked for the blog.  Win-win. I hope you find it interesting. An old but great editorial shoot from 2012 titled … Continue reading

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Bona Drag 2014 Ceremonial Collection

Bona Drag is an online store that showcases the work of independent fashion and accessory designers carefully curated by a group of talented women with an astute eye for aesthetics. “The term Bona Drag means “nice outfit” in polari, a secret … Continue reading

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The Herringbone House

Although I could never imagine living in a house as sparse and subdued as this (I love colour too much). I love how traditional materials like face brick have been used in an unusual way to create the facade’s herringbone pattern. Also … Continue reading

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Torne Valley

Brooklyn-based jewellery line Odette New York’s latest collection Torne Valley is a subtle collection with a number of interesting details from the hammered surfaces to the folded metal shapes. “Founded in 2006 by artist Jennifer Sarkilahti, Odette jewelry is designed and crafted … Continue reading

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Black Portraits Collection

The Black Portraits Collection is a series of paintings by Miguel Laino rendered in an expressive, monochromatic style. Each portrait, cropped just below the shoulders, is left expressionless or given distorted facial features through dynamic brushstrokes. These emotionally-charged paintings really stuck with … Continue reading

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Brookes Boswell S/S 2014

The Spring/Summer 2014 hat collection of Brookes Boswell turned up in my inbox last week and I thought it was well worth sharing. Brookes Boswell is a New York millinery company that has consistently been releasing beautiful, bespoke hats since … Continue reading

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News: Bad and Good

Apologies for my absence and thank you for bearing with me. The last few weeks have been rather intense. My grandfather passed away last week. Juggling work commitments and travelling to Johannesburg to help with, and attend the funeral, meant … Continue reading

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In The Shadow of Freud’s Couch

My mother has worked as a clinical psychologist for the majority of my life. I vividly remember the various offices she practiced out of. As a kid, it was a place of mystery where strangers went to talk, cry and … Continue reading

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Damien Florebert Cuypers

The loose and playful technique Damien Florebert Cuypers employs in the creation of his wonderful fashion illustrations is envy-inducing. I can vouch for this as someone who struggles to loosen up their own drawing style (I blame my OCD tendencies). … Continue reading

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