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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Before They Pass Away – Part 3

This is the third and final part about Jimmy Nelson’s anthropological photographic project Before They Pass Away, which seeks to document vanishing tribes all over the world. You can find out more about the project in my first two posts here and here. I … Continue reading

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Before They Pass Away – Part 2

This is the second part of a post about Jimmy Nelson’s anthropological photographic project Before They Pass Away. For those who missed it, here is a recap of the project: ‘’In 2009, I planned to become a guest of 31 … Continue reading

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Before They Pass Away – Part 1

Before They Pass Away is an amazing anthropological project initiated by photographer Jimmy Nelson to document tribes from all over the world that are facing extinction. Captured through the lens of a 4×5 camera Jimmy Nelson celebrates his subjects, their … Continue reading

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