Category Archives: art/craft

Zeren Badar

The Accident Series is a multimedia art project by Turkish artist Zeren Badar that draws from the western art canon with a cheeky sense of humour. “The idea is old masters meet with pop art and found objects. I create … Continue reading

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Bolden Ceramics

I’ve been following the work of Scottish illustrator Jen Collins for a couple of years now. Her work has consistently featured as a preferred choice for my desktop background. She creates wonderful  illustrations – from the delightfully macabre, to the botanical and … Continue reading

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“KOROMIKO is an online design store founded by Tracey George, a New Zealander now living in Dallas, Texas. Started from the simple idea to support and promote independent designers producing handcrafted, authentically sustainable goods.” I stumbled across the KOROMIKO website while … Continue reading

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Maricor and Maricar Manalo are twin sisters and the talented brains behind Maricor/Maricar, a multimedia design studio specialising in hand embroidered illustration and lettering for publishing and advertising. Their needlework is bright, intricate and at times painterly. In short, it’s a marvel to look … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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