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Ivory Skies T-Shirts
Offering a point of difference in the very overcrowded graphic tee market, Ivory Skies base all their shirts on rare ancient artwork. The London outfit prints the images on nicely fitting white tees, making for a line that co-founder and designer...
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OuTable
OuTable, a collection of conceptual plastic utensils for outdoor dining, brings the poetry of nature to such humble items as the spoon. Designed by the clever Israeli-based firm d-Vision, the "neo-naturist" project takes inspiration from...
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Junior Massive T-Shirts
What's in the Australian water that keeps producing all these t-shirt brands? Junior Massive is the latest, a newly launched boutique label making limited edition tees using only Australian cotton. It's street meets indie; design meets durability;...
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Illustrator Lauren Nassef
Chicago-based RISD graduate Lauren Nassef has some unimpeachable skills as a draftsman, but I appreciate her work for its restraint and elegant minimalism. Check out her A Drawing A Day blog to keep up with her current illustration projects.
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Abigail Washburn: Afterquake
Nashville-based folk artist Abigail Washburn, long-known for her interest in China, recently collaborated with The Shanghai Restoration to produce a benefit album entitled "Afterquake" for the survivors of last year’s Sichuan...
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Le Clochard Cardboard Bedding
Dutch bedding designers Erik van Loo and Peggy van Neer recently came up with their line of Le Clochard sheets and pillows that look like cardboard. Named for the French word for "bum," a portion of the proceeds go directly to SZN, a foundation...
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Painter Christian Rex van Minnen
Taking Surrealism back to its roots, Denver-based painter Christian Rex van Minnen has a less direct approach but similar style to that of Giuseppe Arcimboldo's sixteenth-century portrait heads. Playing with finely-rendered textures and visceral...
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Lost At E Minor Logo Challenge
Lost at E Minor turned it over to you to shape the look of their new logo, one that sums up everything the site stands for, rolled up into a design that is both fresh and readable. (See the above promo to get a sense of what they're all about.) After...
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Photographer Alin Dragulin
This set of photos by Romanian-born photographer Alin Dragulin belongs to an ongoing series documenting the changes that occur when boys enter their teens. Taken in February 2008, when they were all age 11, Dragulin will shoot the next series of...
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Brown Wing Overdrive
Last month I saw Brown Wing Overdrive open for Black Pus (the solo project of Lightning Bolt's Brian Chippendale). The band—which formed in DC and relocated to NYC—uses electronics, found objects, banjos, duck calls, jaw harps and...
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Photographer Jeff Barnett-Winsby
This photo essay by Jeff Barnett-Winsby looks at a program through which inmates at a Kansas correctional facility were given sick or injured dogs to raise for a period of time before they were adopted out into the wider community. Barnett-Winsby...
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Painter Dan Sibley
Painter Dan Sibley appropriates the Aboriginal technique of dot painting for his contemporary creations of idyllic luxury hotels and homes on fire, particularly resonant considering recent events in Victoria. The use of dots gives his work a computer...
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Rachael Cole Pillows
These Village Pillows by Brooklyn illustrator Rachael Cole are a set of cushions that work like a puzzle to build a country town, including houses, trees, a car, a horse, a dog and a duck. They paint a beautiful picture as a group and work just as...
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Kate Bernauer Photography
The photography of Brisbane-based artist Kate Bernauer contains a narrative and that's no accident. She constructs her pictures with theatrical lighting and props in specific locations to construct a story. For example, the intention of her Sydney...
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Illustrator Zoe Keogh
Ynki and her magical and intricate world of imagination is the creation of Berlin-based artist, Zoe Keogh, whose pastels and brightly colored love injected into her artworks is such a joy. She draws, scratches, prints, inks and presses, making delicate...
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Lost at E Minor Logo Contest
They say a change is as good as a holiday. In Lost At E Minor's case, a new logo is only as good as the designer who creates it, so the website's turning it over to you to shape the look of the new Lost At E Minor logo. They're looking...
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Illustrator Kim Herbst
We asked Brooklyn-based artist Kim Herbst to tell us about her distinctive illustration style. It's usually described as an organic looking graphic novel. Recently, I've had pieces accepted in CMYK Magazine and the Los Angeles Society of...
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Photographer Scott Pommier
We asked Vancouver-based Scott Pommier which photographers or eras he looks to for inspiration. I feel like I've picked up little lessons, or perhaps truisms is closer to the mark, from a lot of photographers. I've never studied the history...
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Henrique Oliveria: Tapumes
Henrique Oliveria is, at the least, an artist affected by his surroundings. As a student in São Paulo, Brazil, Oliveira harvested the remains of the fence outside his window, which had begun to peel and break in layers of color, and turned...
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The Matchbox Project
What began as a joke—twenty tiny presents enclosed in matchboxes mailed anonymously out to friends—is now a full-on project with matchboxes left randomly around the world for strangers to discover. The initiator, a 24-year-old journalist...
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Sculptor Emily Valentine Bullock
Sydney-based Emily Valentine Bullock sculpts, primarily using feathers, which she collects from birds killed by cars and cats, and from people's dead pets. More recently, she bought a trapping and killing machine to collect feathers from Australia...
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Naked City Spleen Photo Series
Miru Kim is known as the "naked urban photographer," a fearless artist who walks around naked in abandoned urban locales in cities such as New York, Paris and Berlin. She has photographed various familiar urban settings, such as abandoned...
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Artist Jake Gillespie
Nebraska-based artist Jake Gillespie makes huge graphite-and-chalk drawings and black and white murals. His sparse lines (often just gestural) and dark, smudgy fields of color make for expressive, impermanent-seeming images that read like thoughts...
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Human Host
If a bunch of monkeys had a bunch of typewriters, they might come up with Shakespeare, but if they had drum machines, broken synths, out-of-tune guitars and old Casio keyboards, they might end up with something that sounds like Human Host. The Baltimore...
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