Year: 2016

AIRINK

AIR-INK

Tiger Beer came up with the world’s first ink, Air-Ink, made of pollutant particles. They teamed up with a group of artists from Hong Kong to uncage the brand on the streets. The brand’s initiative against air pollution is subtle yet powerful. And combining it with creative graffiti and Air-ink is really ingenious. Not only does […]

Zim and Zou

ZIM&ZOU

Zim&Zou are two french artists, based in Nancy. The duo is composed of Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann who studied graphic design (design, publishing, advertising) for three years. The duo then decided to focus on installations using handcrafted objects made out of tangible materials such as paper, wood, thread, etc… rolling away from computer design. Anchored in craftsmanship, […]

James Ostrer Ego System

MEAT THE CELEBRITIES

Previously mentioned in my post here, James Ostrer is now back with a new series of work featuring meat and celebrities and of course with his signature on it. In his latest body of work The Ego System, Ostrer is seeking to challenge the idea that our modern icons and the very concept of celebrity isn’t what it […]

JUNGLE JEWELS

SUCCULENTS JEWELS

Creator Susan McLeary imagines amazing jewels from succulents she collects at her family’s greenhouse. The plants resist for 2 – 4 weeks before they die and you can remove them to reveal the naked jewellery. If you feel that the plants are going to waste, they can also be re-potted. More on her etsy page here. […]

GYRECRAFT

GYRECRAFT

Artist Alexander Groves and architect Azusa Murakami of London-based interdisciplinary design practice Studio Swine explore the long tradition of maritime crafts in Gyrecraft, a new project consisting of an ocean journey, five unique sculptures, and a short film. Gyrecraft draws attention to the disappearing tradition of maritime crafts throughout the world, as well as the growing problem […]

bethanywilliams

BREADLINE

In my humble opinion, it takes guts and determination in wanting to initiate a social and ecological change through fashion. And once in a while, a designer like Bethany Williams comes by and sweep me away with her overflowing passion and creativity for such causes. Williams believes that social and environmental issues go hand in hand and […]

jonmaxgoh

JON MAX GOH

Cover Image Credits: amfuku.com By stroke of luck, I walked into National Design Centre after lunch during a typical humid afternoon and I was greeted by a breeze of freshness that was happening in one of the exhibition galleries. On show was Jon Max Goh‘s graduate collection from Parsons The New School for Design. Titled ‘Nostos.algia‘, the […]

flower carpet

FLOWER CARPET

Cover Image Credits: EPA/JULIEN WARNAND Happy New Year! And nothing beats fresh flowers to start off the New Year. The 77 m x 24 m Flower Carpet is a spectacle held on the Grand Place in Brussels, Belgium. Every other summer on the weekend of August 15th, over 600,000 begonia flowers are assembled by some hundred volunteers within 4 […]