Posts Tagged ‘Art’

La Lune, La Terre

There is a wonderful synergy and poignancy attached to these prints ‘La Lune’ and ‘La Terre’ by graphic designer Double Merrick. Inspired by old classroom wall-charts, these fantastic prints began life as an experiment in replicating old printing techniques, mixing the analogue and the digital. Which would you choose? (I’d go for La Lune) Read more…

Miracles and Charms

This week I visited the most extraordinary exhibition at The Wellcome Collection – Miracles and Charms…Two exhibitions exploring Hope and Chance. The first part displayed 100’s of Mexican votives which are small intricately coloured paintings, executed on tin roof tiles or small plaques, painted by members of the mining community around Mexico City in gratitude […] Read more…

Ink Well

Noticing a lot of painterly ink splatter products lately, Dynasty pillow Eskayel, ink-blot T-Shirt Rachel Rose, Splatter collection Emma Bridgewater, Bleeding oil digital print textile, Amy George. Read more…

Sketchbook Series

Sometimes you hit the inspiration jackpot while browsing online and The Sketchbook Series on one of my favourite design blogs Book By Its Cover is just that. The Sketchbook Series is a section of the book design blog that invites artists to share their personal sketchbooks. With notable illustrators like Jen Corace and Julie Morstad […] Read more…

Nigel Peake

Last week I went to Pick Me Up Graphics and Art Fair at Somerset House and fell in love with the work of Irish exhibitor Nigel Peak. Nigel has grown up and lives in a rural area of Ireland – his rich artwork reflects a fascination with the relationship between nature and the city. His […] Read more…

Sophia Brueckner

Californian artist Sophia Brueckner is inspired by shapes found in nature, ” the repeating, wavy arcs in wood grain, the writhing of seaweed in water, the curls of a vine as it grows, the sliced pie shape of lily pads floating in a lake”. Her sweet round paintings feel like something you might glimpse through […] Read more…

Music Philosophy

Good morning! What a beautiful day : ) These music philosophy graphics are such a great way to start the weekend, how gorgeous are the colours? Coming up at midday is a delicious recipe from Louise’s Kitchen. Read more…

Peagreen

Many many apologies for being so awol of late, life has been busy, busy, busy. Promise I’ll revitalise my inspirations and be back after the bank holiday! I hope these prints from British based design consultancy Peagreen make you cheery on a Friday. Read more…

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