Unruly Gallery presents "Egs" (阿姆斯特丹 荷蘭)
Unruly Gallery presents "Egs" (阿姆斯特丹 荷蘭)
Egs is the most internationally recognized Finnish graffiti artist. His career started in Helsinki during the late 80s and was part of the country's first graffiti wave. Supported by Warsteiner, Unruly Gallery presents an exhibition of paintings on paper and wooden sculptures by the artist. Opening is on 2 NOV, and runs until 4 NOV at Cliffordstraat 26, Amsterdam.
Louise Fili is a graphic designer and principal of Louise Fili Ltd, a company specialising in food packaging and restaurant identities. Formerly a senior designer at Herb Lubalin, Fili was art director of Pantheon Books from 1978 to 1989, where she designed some 2,000 book jackets! "Food packaging and book jackets have a lot of similarities... In a way it’s the same thing, you are dressing something up in order to appeal to people. Yet you have to be authentic to what the product is. You can’t lie", Fili explains on stage at Design Indaba 2013.
Organised by Hong Kong Arts Centre, ifva is an Incubator for Film and Visual media in Asia. Don't miss the deadline for entry for the 19th ifva Awards: 28 OCT 2013! Other than the local competitions namely "Open Category", "Youth Category", "Animation Category" and the "Interactive Media Category" – ifva has opened up the "Asian New Force Category" since 2002. It aims to nurture and encourage exchanges among all Asian independent practitioners.
2013 Longxi Creative Awards are currently calling for entry! As the only Chinese language advertising award recognized by world renowned advertising leagues, "The Gunn Report" and "The Big Won", Longxi Creative Awards are making a solid comeback in 2013! In addition to the existing print, broadcast, outdoor, catch, design, and social engagement, Longxi Creative Awards are launching a new category - “Chinese Brilliance”. It is the aim of this award to recognize outstanding works that embody elements from the dynamic and vibrant Chinese culture, which has been nourished from its thousand years of history.
Petting Zoo is an interactive picture book APP for iOS and Android, designed by internationally acclaimed illustrator and Design Indaba 2013 speaker – Christoph Niemann. A delightful menagerie of 21 illustrated, animated animals begging for your tap, poke and swipe. This app combines the charm of handmade animations and Niemann's wry humour with state-of-the-art technology. What would an elephant in your bathroom do? Can a dog breakdance? Could you play a crocodile's teeth like a xylophone? With programming by friend and developer Jon Huang and music by South African composer Markus Wormstorm, Niemann has created a lovable and entertaining pastime that is his first attempt at interactive illustration.
Created by Tom and Ali Groves, Knock Knock Magazine profiles street level emerging and established Australian and international creatives doing their thing, and doing it well. The latest 'Travel Issue' highlights include Ben Quilty's intimate account of life as a War Artist in Afghanistan; the story behind Mark Drew's photographs from IKEA during the 2011 earthquake in Japan; Rosek's life changing experiences in Berlin as a graffiti artist; and Beatrix Curran's 'The Sausage Show' exhibition highlights, which brought together European colleagues and local Sydney artists.
Design Indaba recognizes the importance and relevance of food design – sometimes known as gastronomy or eating design, this art or science of food and its consumption often has a focus on forward-thinking eating habits. Brazilian chef, and 2013 Design Indaba speaker Alex Atala explains how a change in attitude towards food can help people and the environment. For Atala, being a chef is more about making delicious food; it’s about being an active agent in sustainability. He believes that people should use an entire ingredient without wasting or throwing away anything.
Deltobran is a multi-disciplinary design studio specialising in Brand Identity, Brand Management, Digital and Graphic Design with a deep understanding on brand strategy working along consumer behaviour and market research specialists. The studio focuses on creating a balance between form and function making aesthetic decisions based on our findings from our core consumer needs to create meaningful experiences.
Photographer Tobias Schult was born and raised in Belin, Germany. He recently did an editorial shoot for German actor, screenwriter, film producer and singer Jürgen Vogel for lifestyle magazine, Provocateur.
Le Noir is a series created entertaining the spills and thrills of life, it’s a play on the fast and disposable living, 'here today gone tomorrow'. It’s all about the bold baby. Taking things back to the basics with black ink and ideas. Gio says "It’s really refreshing to work this way, and really frustrating at the same time, it helps capture attention fast and quick with no time for mistakes. The series is my interest in those cold winter nights, depressed grey days and that lavish, rich but sleazy lifestyle we think is cool…is it as appealing as it seems?"
‘ENEMIES’ is a 200 page hardcover intergalactic graphic novel by D.Jaba Mathieu and Sozyone Gonzalez who are two well known graffiti-artists from the European scene. They've been painting and travelling around the world for more than 20 years before moving to LA to focus on this book. Backers from Kickstarter will literally kickstart the production of this beautiful 200 page hardcover!
Interior architect and Furniture designer Kristoffer Sundin graduated at Konstfack university of arts, crafts and design in 2011; and has already been working for clients in the the likes of Publit, Highlights, Beijing 8, Jockum Nordström , Karin Mamma Andersson, Gallery Magnus Karlsson, Bio Rio and Färgfabrikens kafé. Kristoffer has recently launched his new website, so check it out today!
Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, the arts division of the philanthropic organization Fundación Cisneros, recently called upon the digital and design pros at Bluecadet to add an extra dimension of interactivity to a new exhibit at Spain’s National Museum of 20th century art, the Madrid-based Reina Sofía. Bluecadet did more than rise to the challenge, teaming up with museum curators early in the planning process to create a fully integrated experience that could engage museum guests before, during, and after their visit.
If you have missed photographer Ward Roberts' solo installation containing paste-ups from two new series and courts – you can make a visit to Henley Club at Level 1, 8 Rankins Lane, Melbourne until end of JUL 2013. Ward Roberts was born in Australia, and after living abroad in Hong Kong for a number of years, he relocated to Melbourne in 1994. Ward graduated from RMIT with a BA in Arts Photography. Today, Ward still shoots on film. Be sure mail Bonnie (email@example.com) before you visit.
Inkygoodness provide a platform for new and emerging talent to showcase work alongside established artists, offering a unique opportunity to develop professional careers through self-promotion and networking. Inviting submissions from creatives around the globe, Inkygoodness have worked with artists from as far afield as Guatemala, Japan, Honduras, South Africa and USA. After the sucessful opening of the Beermat Characters Show at The Coningsby Gallery, Inkygoodness just launched a new online store!
Inkiostro Bianco, a brand new company specialising in the production of artistic and customisable wallpaper made its "debut into society" at Milan Design Week. An emerging brand, created in order to develop a new way of designing and enhancing wall decoration. With what they offer, Inkiostro Bianco effectively converge the uniqueness of the world of painting, the enormous potential of modern software and the printing industry with advanced digital technology.
The Functional Fox graduated with a First Class Honors in Graphic Design & Illustration, and in 2012 got awarded the National Media Museum prize for Creative Ability. He works in a range of styles and software applications and has experience both digitally and traditionally in Graphic Design. His main hobby is collecting design books, he currently owns over 500 and has around 400 magazines. He also collects matchbox labels and various stamps. He creates most of his work using Adobe illustrator and Photoshop but occasionally likes to get inky fingers.