by Jacob Resneck
Honing in on a rat's fine ability to gnaw, 25-year-old Londoner Jeeves Basu makes use of the efficient carpenters by keeping them hard at work crafting a piece of furniture. â€œIt is an experiment to see if something beautiful...
by Carol T Chung
There was this other beautiful illustration of birds that Scott Wotherspoon did for the Balcony Jump Artists identity that I considered putting up, but I just couldn't help myself. Deviance should never be dished out in moderation! Anyway, other...
Studio Visit: Bellerby Globes
A tour of a London workshop where Peter Bellerby hand makes heirloom-quality globes
by Jacob Resneck
We recently had the opportunity to stop into Bellerby Globes for a behind-the-scenes look at how the enterprising craftsmen create the handmade globes  we highlighted last month. At their modest shopfront in North London, Peter Bellerby...
Alex Randall Bespoke Lighting
Chandeliers made from meat hooks and rodent lamps from a London-based sculptor
by Richard Prime
After graduating from Chelsea College of Art & Design with a sculpture degree, Alex Randall started making her wildly surreal one-off lamps in 2006—just a year later picking up Liberty's Most Promising Newcomer award. Earlier this year...
Future Mapping Company Berlin
A detail-rich take on the modern map that is equal parts informative and decorative
by Hans Aschim
Though maps began as utility-minded reference tools, they've always had artistic elements. From elaborate compass roses and sea monsters that lurk near remote coastlines to carefully selected color palettes, the aesthetics of maps sometimes even trump...
London by Hand
Illustrator Jenni Sparks' impressively detailed map of "The Big Smoke"
by Graham Hiemstra
With a keen eye for details, illustrator Jenni Sparks recently completed a hand drawn map of little old London town. Produced in collaboration with fellow London-based art print retailer Evermade, this exceptionally drawn map leaves no ground uncovered...
Tove Jansson's Moomins on the Riviera
The new animated film retells a 60-year-old story of the curious characters that's still relevant today
by Cajsa Carlson
100 years ago Finnish novelist, illustrator and painter Tove Jansson—creator of cult comic strip family the Moomins—was born. Since the first Moomin strip was published in 1945, their stories have been filmed for TV plenty of times, but it’s only...
An English artist curiously revisits the Victorian era
by Karen Day
When the Queen of England is among your collectors, you know you're doing something right. But British writer and artist Charlotte Cory doesn't let this distinction go to her head—that much is clear from the casual way in which she delivered...
by Ami Kealoha
Booking multi-destination international flights just got more fun (easier and cheaper too) thanks to Airtrek's recently launched TripPlanner 5.0. Their flash-based map brings hi-tech visual logic that makes planning a trip feel more like a fluid...
Air Traffic Ant Farm
by Josh Rubin
The Aviation Systems Division of the NASA Ames Research Center has published Emergence.
Charlie White: Everything is American
by Ami Kealoha
"Everything is American," photographer Charlie White's first solo show in nearly three years, opens this Friday, 13 January, at Andrea Rosen Gallery in New York. White's latest subjects, like the Tate-LaBianca murder trial, gymnastics...
Human Subway Map
Good mag highlights Sam Loman's new subway map of the human body
by Maggie York-Worth
Good Magazine highlights a new illustration from Sam Loman that incorporates subway design into a map of the human body. The body shows urinary, digestive, arterial and respiratory lines, among many others, with stops at the liver, kidneys and...