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The secret’s out as Eye on Design launches ‘Gossip’, its third print magazine

2019-01-11T12:04:30+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

For more than three years, Eye on Design has been an online destination for readers who want to take a deeper look at the issues, trends, and ideas coming out of the design community. Now, with Eye on Design’s print magazine, it has a tangible new forum for exploring thoughtful stories about design and mental [...]

Duo Color: Wang Guangle’s meditative paintings that draw upon spiritual exploration

2019-01-11T12:04:21+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

One of the preeminent contemporary abstract painters, Wang Guangle’s work is rooted in an "investigation of painting’s temporality and in the power of the canvas as a vessel of labour and marker of time". He calls upon a historical tradition of ancient Chinese scholars and approaches the act of painting as a daily practice for [...]

Devotion: Georg Baselitz’s intense, emotionally charged portraits of famous artists

2019-01-10T12:04:55+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

"There have always been portraits throughout art history. But more important than the subject has always been the artist himself... I call this exhibition Devotion because the people I portray here are especially meaningful to me." – These are the words of Georg Baselitz ahead of his latest solo show at New York's Gagosian gallery [...]

Caroline Broadhead on 10 years at Central Saint Martins and her love of jewellery and collaboration

2019-01-10T12:04:50+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Central Saint Martins is hosting a retrospective of the work of Caroline Broadhead this month, featuring projects spanning 45 years of her diverse practice. Trained as a jeweller at Central Saint Martins, the college was lucky to see her return in 2009 to lead BA Jewellery Design becoming Programme Director of Jewellery and Textiles in [...]

Photographs that document the living conditions of London’s most disadvantaged children

2019-01-10T12:04:44+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Launching next month at the Foundling Museum is a photographic exhibition that documents the living conditions of London’s most disadvantaged children. Bedrooms of London presents a new body of work by photographer Katie Wilson, focusing on the spaces in which children are sleeping. Shown alongside first-hand narratives from families, the images offer poignant insight into [...]

Sophie Melissa’s rich textured illustrations with limited colours and simple shapes

2019-01-10T12:04:34+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Describing her style as graphic, colourful and bold, London illustrator Sophie Melissa works with limited colour palettes to create layered, texture-rich pieces. "I enjoy finding a balance between analogue and digital techniques," she told Creative Boom. "I combine them by starting each illustration as a pencil drawing, and once created digitally I overlay colour and [...]

Plants and flowers made entirely from non-recyclable trash illuminated in a dark forest in Berlin

2019-01-09T12:04:45+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Following on from her dark and dystopian Swan Song installation, a site-specific artwork made entirely of non-recyclable trash, Clare Celeste Börsch is back with Swan Song (II). Set in Berlin, the plants and flowers, illuminated by LED lights, are built from discarded packaging, straws, and other single-use plastics. "Placed outdoors, the natural ecosystem is overtaken [...]

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