Jillian Tamaki Illustration

Posted on February 13, 2007 Under Art

Jillian Tamaki calls herself a displaced Canadian illustrator, currently braving the wilds of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Having lived in Greenpoint, I can only imagine what she's finding so wild about one of the statistically safest neighborhoods in all of the five…

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Champagne Chair 2007 Contest: Vote Now!

Posted on February 7, 2007 Under Design

Above are the top five finalists for the annual Champagne Chair Award-- the contest held every year by Design Within Reach where super-handy craftsmen (and woman) put together chairs from the cork, wire and foil off a champagne bottle. The…

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Ray Fenwick, I Hate You (Because You're Perfect)

Posted on February 7, 2007 Under Art

It's tough to categorize Ray Fenwick, a young and hugely promising cartoonist, illustrator, typographer out of Canada. When forced to choose a definition for himself, he jokingly prefers to give something like, "One Who Draws on a Regular Basis, Whether…

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Hello Color!

Posted on January 17, 2007 Under Art

Hello Color (previously Norbb) is the design portfolio of 22 year old Pawel Nolbert-- a freelance graphic designer, interactive, branding 3D genius based in Poland. You're probably thinking to yourself "another 20-something graphic design mad-man?", us too. With tools like…

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Perttu Murto: Crazy Talented

Posted on January 12, 2007 Under Art

Perttu Murto is a 20-year-old Finnish graphic artist, and his portfolio 'Overmode' is nothing less than breathtaking. He only recently started (2003) working with graphics and photography-- and he clearly has a gift. When he's not doing work for a…

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Still on the Run: The Works of Tksh****

Posted on January 11, 2007 Under Design

Emeric Trahand is a 25-year-young freelance graphic designer from France, and his work is definitely worth a look. Emeric, or Tksh**** (which is his professional name) is an up-and-comer in the design game-- he's only been working intensely with graphic…

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Motomichi: Dream Texture Series

Posted on December 15, 2006 Under Art

One of my favorite Japanese designers (although now Brooklyn Dwelling), Motomichi, has a couple of gorgeous new prints for sale for the holiday season. He actually introduced these prints back at the Pictoplasma Conference in October, but hasn't put them…

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Dionisio Gonzalez Photography

Posted on December 11, 2006 Under Art

Some of the most impressive photography work we saw at Photo Miami came from Dionisio Gonzalez, who deftly documents the architectural disarrangement of shanty towns in Sao Paolo, Brazil by piecing together photos of the shanty towns themselves with photos…

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Shirley Shor: Terra Infirma

Posted on December 10, 2006 Under Art

We had an opportunity to check out an amazing new media installation by Isreal born, San Francsico dwelling Shirley Shor yesterday at Scope Miami. She's part of an emerging generation of new-media artists who are redefining how computers can be…

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Jose Parla Exhibit: Miami

Posted on December 10, 2006 Under Art

Jose Parla's Cityscapes exhibit on Friday night completely exceeded my expectations, I've been a long time fan of Jose's work, but never had a chance until now to see such a wide range of examples across several different mediums in…

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