Design // Friday, November 28, 2014
The Criterion Collection is the argument for owning "things," and by "things" we mean a library of DVDs that act like an art book collection or vinyl LP collection. They make the best films better, take forgotten cult classics and illuminate their importance, and put their carefully edited films in a historical perspective. And now, after years of preserving the concept of film, there is a new "Criterion Designs" book to capture the art behind the archival products.
Illustration // Friday, November 28, 2014
We love the direction this work is going. Danish illustrator Rune Christensen. Just great details, use of color, and great sense of the world around him. Apparently, according to his bio, he travels quite a bit, and some of the colors and patterns in his work really seems to be inspired by the movements around the globe.
Design // Friday, November 28, 2014
Anthony Burrill is the good communicator. In a world of stealthy signs, slogans and messaging that relentlessly try to convince you to commit to certain lifestyles, Burrill has stripped down graphic design to its simplest form with profoundly straightforward phrases that can mean everything and something at the same time...
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 28, 2014
The BFA program in Illustration at LCAD will be presenting The Art and Illustration of Sandy Dvore, A Hollywood Legend on December 4th, 2014 from 6-9pm. In the exhibition The Art and Illustration of Sandy Dvore, A Hollywood Legend, LCAD SPACE at Forest & Ocean Gallery will be highlighting an array of Dvore’s graphic designs, illustrations, creative commissions, logo design and work for magazines, film and television.
Design // Thursday, November 27, 2014
Last week, we showed you a broad overview of some of our favorite competition picks for the A' Design Award. Simply put "In a world where there are millions of products and designs launch each year, the award was born out of the desire to underline the best designs and well designed products." Today, we want to showcase some of the highlights from the Lighting and Lighting Design category. Trust us, you will want these in your house or in your neighborhood.
Photography // Thursday, November 27, 2014
Dutch photographer Juuke Schoorl set out to explore the aesthetic potential that our skin can hold and what . In her series “Rek” (translated to “stretch” in Dutch), Schoorl utilized inexpensive household materials such as scotch tape and nylon fishing line to push the boundaries of elasticity in human skin.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 27, 2014
One of the best pieces of advice that I wish I'd been given as a younger illustrator is this: Don't start a job without a contract in place. Of course, the younger me would have scoffed at that advice and said something stupid, like, "Contract? What am I, some kinda business?" At which point I wish an elder illustrator could have stepped in, slapped my tender, pimply face, and said, "Yeah, dipshit. You are." But enough reminiscing about shit that never happened.
Illustration // Thursday, November 27, 2014
Every year, we like to touch on America's national holiday of "thanks" that really stems from the feast held in the autumn of 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag to celebrate the colony's first successful harvest. What a better way to celebrate than with some gorgeously decorative and embellished illustrated vintage greeting cards. A yearly look at nostalgic Thanksgiving art...
Erotica // Thursday, November 27, 2014
We have no idea how our Erotica editor found these last year, but let's bring them back for Football day, er, Thanksgiving. "The holidays are upon us and are a time for giving and loving, sharing and spreading cheer to all those that are close to you. This year, be sure to give a little something extra to the love(s) in your life. Take some leads from a few of these classic, turkey loving pin-ups."