Category Archives: art/craft

Joanne Nam

Joanne Nam is a Korean artist based in Los Angeles, whose paintings and illustration have a decidedly contemplative and melancholic atmosphere. In her compositions, often beautiful young women pose awkwardly in darkened landscapes. Nam is a self-professed horror film fan, so this could … Continue reading

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Miscellany

Given my scarcity of blogging this week, I thought I would end it off with a bumper blogpost that features a selection of beautiful, delicious, and interesting things. Have a wonderful weekend everyone. How to grow your own cactus fence. I … Continue reading

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Hypnopompic

Kuusta Saksi is a phenomenally talented Finnish designer, who currently lives and works in Amsterdam. His works have a liminal feeling –  floating somewhere between the real world and the unbridled creativity of the unconscious. Hypnopompic is a collection of … Continue reading

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Hsiao-Ron Cheng

Hsiao-Ron Cheng is a Taiwanese digital artist and illustrator with a distinctly ‘feminine’ approach. Her predominantly pink and pastel-hued works are softly rendered, giving them an ethereal quality. I particularly liked her portraits, which I will share with you today. She … Continue reading

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Matthieu Bourel

I’ve seen the work of collage artist Matthieu Bourel before – but his collaboration with Mexican photographer Anairam for L’Officiel Mexico really made me take notice. I love the flat, yet multi-dimensional affect of these images. Really beautiful.

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Miscellany

The laid back aesthetic of Manuela Sosa’s house in “the pastoral hills of Vallvidrera, just outside Barcelona” is an inviting and understated home. Manuela is a florist who runs the flower studio, ‘Gang and the Wool‘ from a greenhouse on her … Continue reading

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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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