Category Archives: books/magazines/publishing

Painted Elephants

Charles Fréger is a French photographer, born in 1975, who studied at the Rouen Art School. He is most well known for his Wilder Mann series - that captures the strange and surreal costumes worn by tribal communities in Europe to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Miscellany

Given that we are finishing off the work week it seems apt to do a round up of beautiful and interesting things. The final season of Mad Men is in full swing and I’m really enjoying it so far. I’m … 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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Chinese Health Posters

The Art of Instruction by Katrien van der Schueren is a favourite in my humble collection of art books. This large book is a collection of illustrated educational charts from the 19th Century, covering topics from art, to design, science, and natural history. … Continue reading

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Hello 2014

Happy New Year! Please excuse the belatedness of the greeting, I took some time away from this blog to refresh and recuperate. I hope you all had a good festive season. It is good to be back.For those of you who … Continue reading

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Miscellany

I’m trying to get around to making a few gift guides for the festive season, but I fear I may run out of time. So to tide you over, here is a miscellany of nice things. I hope you like … Continue reading

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The Grace of Gray

Maybe its because I’m an old soul at heart, but I’ve always wanted to dye my hair grey or white. So you can understand why I responded to this photo essay in the tenth issue of Kinfolk Magazine. Kinfolk’s latest … Continue reading

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