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Figurative abstract paintings by Denise Hermo that explore how we adapt to change

2019-04-20T12:04:09+02:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

This gorgeous, colourful series of paintings by Denise Hermo reflect on our process of "becoming" and how we constantly change as people. "We move," says Denise of her artworks. "While we redefine our thoughts and swing with our emotions, our body cells regenerate, and we are not the same as we were yesterday. Like everything [...]

Telling the story of Stanley Kubrick, the “obsessive genius” at The Design Museum

2019-04-18T12:05:22+02:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Launching today is a new exhibition at The Design Museum, celebrating the work of one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century, Stanley Kubrick. Marking the 20th anniversary of his death, the landmark show explores his unique command of the whole creative design process of film making from storyteller to director to editor. It's [...]

New stop motion film by Andrea Vinciguerra ponders the deadly world of dance

2019-04-18T12:04:44+02:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

"Have you ever had the impression that if you play the right song while a person is, for instance, frantically moving their arms trying to get rid of a bee, it may seem like they're dancing instead?" This is what Andrea Vinciguerra ponders for his latest, wonderfully dark and humorous film, No I Don't Want to [...]

Luke Tonge on the freelancing life, helping others and co-founding Birmingham Design Festival

2019-04-18T12:04:33+02:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Luke Tonge describes himself as a "Brum-based shorts-wearing, type-loving, freelance graphic designer at large", and that's only a small part of what he does. As well as art-directing magazines as wonderful as The Recorder for Monotype and 99% Lifestyle, he lectures at Birmingham City University, teaching the next generation of graphic designers. In 2018, he [...]

Federico Borella is named Photographer of the Year for his series on climate change in India

2019-04-18T12:04:24+02:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Italian artist Federico Borella has been named Photographer of the Year in the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards for his series ​Five Degrees which focuses on male suicide in the farming community of Tamil Nadu, Southern India, an area facing its worst drought in 140 years. Announced last night at a ceremony in London, Borella's [...]

24 Hours in Oslo: Bærum-born designer Kim Thomé offers up the inside track on the Norwegian capital

2019-04-18T12:04:16+02:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Originally from Bærum, a suburb of Oslo, and now based in London, Kim Thomé is a furniture and product designer whose work blends graphic elements and optical play in materials and spaces. He has worked on commissions with Wallpaper*, Bloomberg, and Swarovski at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, and exhibited at JOIN by [...]

Burning Man: exorcising personal histories through animating a dream

2019-04-17T12:04:37+02:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Oneirisms are dream-like experiences or qualities; often implying strange, waking reveries or hallucinations. They are not to be confused with onanism, which means something else entirely. So, oneirism is the theme of the artist Eddie Plex’s new lo-fi short film Burning Man, created in collaboration with musician Sands. The video uses a mixture of different [...]

Released Youth: fashion portraits of ‘volunteer’ older models that show age is but a number

2019-04-16T12:05:27+02:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

In her series, Released Youth, Italian photographer Ludovica Anzaldi captures the fashionable and quirky qualities of six older women, volunteering to pose for the camera in a Parisian park. These spontaneous, chance encounters took place during a sunny day at Buttes Chaumont, where Ludovica approached these women individually, asking if they wanted to be photographed [...]

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