Tag: artists

  • Veja Cecilia Giveaway

    I don’t usually plug giveaways on blogs, but there is a first for everything– This month the talented Cecilia, the Swedish artist behind Veja Cecilia, is holding a giveaway on her blog sponsored by Letraset. Up for grabs is a set of Letraset Tria markers and a few other goodies from Cecilia’s own collection of…

  • Day 177

    This one reminds me a little of Swedish artist Alexandra Hedberg‘s recent Snow White drawings and explorations…

  • Poppytalk Handmade

    Checkout the latest “street market” over at Poppytalk Handmade. Running through July 10, this month’s theme is “here comes the sun.” If you haven’t checked out the site before, Poppytalk curates a monthly online showcase of international design talent; beautiful handmade items are available in this fun and diverse arena. If you haven’t already taken…

  • Five Themes

    Recently, I visited the SF Museum of Modern Art to see the William Kentridge show, Five Themes before it closed. I discovered his work at the Carnegie International show in 1999 when his piece, Stereoscope caught my attention; I’ve been a fan ever since. The show beautifully represented the breadth of Mr. Kentridge’s work. I…

  • CT Art

    Delightful art made with a CT scanner

  • Pattern

    My love of Alexander McQueen continues, strong as ever – his Fall 2009 collection, Horn of Plenty, is gorgeous. I’m especially awed by this beautiful pattern marriage of houndstooth and magpies: “People don’t want to see clothes. They want to see something that fuels the imagination.”

  • The Last Lecture

    Today we lost another brilliant mind and creator… More about Randy The Last Lecture

  • Viktor Schreckengost

    The world is a little darker without one of the most brilliant contemporary American designers… He made things better, beautiful and fun… He was an incredible artist and designer..

  • 1000 Journals Movie

    The movie chronicling the 1000 journals project is finally about to be released at the AFI Film Festival in L.A. next month. The project has even been nominated for a People’s Design Award! Cool deal.

  • 1000 Journals Project

    I was in a bookshop today and tripped over the new book about the 1000 journals project. With an almost magnetic draw, it caught my attention and found its way home with me. I was tickled to be reminded of the project – years ago I had the good fortune to trip over one of…

  • Nomads

    Looks like Future Design Days is going nomadic… what are the chances of meetings outside of Sweden, I wonder.. Italy and Asia seem like likely possibilities, but we’ll just see i guess.. Have been spending a lot of time lately with Nick Bantock’s work – which has triggered two things in me – wanderlust and…