i don’t think i have ever spent so much time looking at illustrations of vegetables (if only i would spend as much time actually eating them). these wonderful renderings are by Japanese illustrator Ryo Takemasa who has done work for a number of international publications. check out his work at his website & blog. he also […]READ MORE
i’ve been doing some gift guides (i hope they have been helpful?) but my favourite gift to give has always been a print or framed artwork of some kind. when i was a poor student this was always my solution for cash-strapped gift-giving. find a beautiful print (beg, borrow, steal, copy) pop it into an inexpensive […]READ MORE
a sure-fire way to know that the holiday season is upon us (apart from the christmas carols playing ad-nauseum in the supermarkets) is the sudden appearance of the new year calendar. just in case you needed to be reminded that 2012 is O-V-E-R. on to the next! here are some of my favourites (there are a couple […]READ MORE
inari krohn is a finnish painter & graphic artistREAD MORE
you might be familiar with the amazing print work of designer mary katrantzou. well, her a/w 2011 collection recently unveiled at london fashion week is no different or any less spectacular. i’m sure you know what i did next… pairing some of her pieces with decorative oriental prints & ceramics from various auctions at bukowskis go […]READ MORE
i got so excited when i saw bukowski’s is having a new auction soon. let’s pretend i’m the kind of person who’d attend an auction and that i had a billion rand. i would buy these, then i’d frame them & put them on my walls.
(the prices should include frames though, let’s be serious)
Eduard Wiiralt – “La petite Gisèle” - est. R10,000-12,000 ($1,500 -1,700)
“Rosersberg” Balloon ascension at Rosersbers Castle – est R8,000-10,000 ($1,200-$1,400)
Eduard Wiiralt – “Reclining tiger” - est. R20,000-25,000 ($2,800-3,500)
Anshelm Schultzberg – “Midwinter evening by a forest road” – est. R40,000-50,000 ($5,700-7,000)
Helene Schjerfbeck – “Study in brown” – est. R1,4-1,6m ($200,000-230,000)
Vilhelm Hammershöi – “A writing table and a young woman in an interior” - est. R3-3,5m ($430,000-500,000)
everything kyle poff does harvard travels designed by bryant ross new work from ptarmak these markers by lauren mae oswald the identity for j.w hall builders by abby brewster sam tootal identity by manual creativeREAD MORE
for a graphic designer i actually talk very little about graphic design on here. i will make amends by doing a little design round up, just some stuff i’ve seen all over the internet recently that’s rad.
ptarmak rocks. they just simply fucking rock.
cosmo-sapiens. very nice nice work.
absolutely amazing wedding stationery by urban influence
work by mikael fløysand
these posters by shauna mae