Tag: design free thursday
These typography posters are the work of Ben Fearnley, a multidisciplinary Freelance Graphic Designer & Digital Artist based in Manchester,UK. His inspirational quotes are taken from some of the world’s biggest and brightest brains. Beautiful to look at and interesting to read – what a combo…
UK photographer Nick Veasey creates fascinating works of art using x-ray technology. His images reveal the structural anatomy of his subjects, which range from human body parts, small personal items to large forms of transport such as cars, buses, bulldozers and even airplanes. For safety reasons, Vasey has built a bespoke concrete structure to contains the radiation – this is where he captures most of his images using various x-ray machines and high-res scanners…
It all started one drunken night (as many worth while things do). London artist Mr Bingo tweeted “I will send an offensive postcard to the first person to reply to this message”. Fifty people responded in the first minute, and a stranger by the name of Jonathan Hopkins was chosen. The postcard Mr Bingo sent to him said “F*ck you Jonathan, f*ck you and f*ck your sh*t legs”. Pretty harsh stuff…
American photographer Aline Smithson has reinterpreted a famous 19th century painting by James McNeill Whistler “Arrangement in Grey and Black No 1”, colloquially know as “Whistler’s Mother”. Smithson’s clever series features the artist’s grandmother dressed in hilarious outfits creating a different scene in each image. What a hoot!
Although I don’t usually blog about fashion, and I certainly don’t consider myself to be an expert on the topic, I couldn’t help falling in love with the beauty of Dion Lee’s 2013 capsule collection. Dion was named an Australian winner of the prestigious International Woolmark Competition for which he designed this collection inspired by contemporary Australian identity. He uses sculptural, millinery shapes integrated into outerwear, referencing Australian Akubra style hats. Lee also drew inspiration from Jørn Utzon’s iconic Sydney Opera House, experimenting with construction of garments that echoed its sail-like architecture….