Our Creative Director, Michael Paul Young, has been invited to visit China this weekend and take part in Beijing Design Week. MPY will be composing a digital artwork live (Double Vision) during the Tiger Translate Battle of the Bands event. An open platform for creatives anywhere in the world, Double Vision calls for photographers to submit portraits of Asian cities, before illustrators add layers of perception-shifting artwork.
September 24th, 2011 / 20.30 – 2AM
Beijing, China @ Star Live
Cumulus & Foam, the most beautifully grotesque font of our time. After many years of fine tuning and development, Stefan Kjartansson’s (designer of Black Slabbath) magnificent monster is now available for you to purchase. In honor of this very special occasion, all orders for the complete family will receive a copy of the book above for FREE! No additional shipping fees, it’s completely free! Read more…
Really interesting work over at the portfolio of Hattie Newman. As noted in the about section, “I am an illustrator and set maker working in London. My background includes a first class degree in Illustration from UWE, Bristol and a breadth of projects for a range of clients. Combining my two and three dimensional imaginations, I enjoy making work inspired by all things charming and strange.”
Southern California people make sure you head over to San Diego’s 5&A Dime for the Product Etc. launch party this Thursday night! They’ll be debuting six different pieces in 22 different colorways as well as previewing some of their upcoming fitted hat line. The best part? 25% of the proceeds will be donated to CALPIRG’s Hunger & Homelessness campaign benefiting Father Joe’s Village. Don’t sleep, come hang out and show some love Thursday night!
Very interesting interview from over 50 years ago, which covers many topics of that period in America. Also interesting to see how Mike Wallace sort of attacks FLW on most the questions, and hints at the fact FLW was a communist of some sort. Some things never change…
Mr. Kiji graduated from RISD with a degree in industrial design in 2003 but since then has been focusing on his main passion, drawing! Most impressive to me is his ability to cover a wide range of styles & techniques, something you don’t see too often these days. Steady on Mr. Kiji!
Really nice animation and work by Grzegorz Jonkajtys on this short. ”An unknown virus has destroyed almost the entire human population. Oblivious to the true nature of the disease, the only remaining survivors escape to the sea. In great ships, they set off in search of uninhabited land. So begins the exodus, led by one man…”
March in Thonburi is an experimental short, created over two years by Michael Paul Young. After relocating from Baltimore to Bangkok, Thailand, in 2007, Young sought to expose how the many sensory influences of his adopted country have affected him. The result, March in Thonburi, embodies a richsensory journey through an urban cultural atmosphere from the perspective of a stranger in a strange land. Read more…
Interesting recent event with the graffiti artist Zevs. It seems he was recently in Hong Kong working on a war of the brands project, and got nabbed by the local police. Read more over at Cool Hunting.