Canberra-based generative artist and designer Jonathan McCabe uses British mathematician Alan Turing’s cell theory of patterns in nature as the foundation of his art. Turing believed that the state of a cells, influenced its neighbour, which in turn influences its neighbour, which dictates patterns in nature – like patterns of animal fur for example. Instead of… Read more »
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Berta Fischer a Berlin-based artist who works with bold-hued synthetic materials, such as acrylic and PVC, to create sculptures that play with the principles of form and light. Many have a fluid quality bending and twisting as thought they had formed by some kind of natural force. Learn more about Berta Fisher here.
An hour and half outside of Tokyo Hitachi Seaside Park is park carpeted in blooming flowers all year round. The park is known for its fields of baby blues, rivers of tulips and pine forest clearings of daffodils surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Definitely on our travel hit list!
Dion Lee’s Autumn/Winter 2014 collection was shown at New York Fashion Week this year. Described by Dion as ‘Nostalgic Australiana’, the suiting and tailored pieces were inspired by the uniforms of convicts from the 18th century penal colony. But what would an Australian inspired collection be without a reference to it’s exotic wildlife? Dion’s prints… Read more »
This shoot is a bit of a fashion flashback, but amazingly doesn’t look that dated. Shot in 2002 by Ruven Afanador for Vogue Germany, we love it for it’s use of rich textiles, furs, silks, colours, beaded fabrics and mostly for its imagination!
Known for his masterful draping and precision tailoring Gary Bigeni has released his SS14 with some beautiful print work, including a graphic inverted black and white polka dots and beautiful blue gradients in 2 ways. (Gary Bigeni is digitally printed in Sydney, Australia by Think Positive Designer Prints.)
Happy Saturday! After 30 years cutting his teeth as a fashion photographer in Milano Toni Meneguzzo has turned his lens to the sacred cows of India. Shooting them and then removing them from their context, almost as though they were “swimming in their own milk” he says. Enamoured the creativity that goes in to decorating each… Read more »
[iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/i4gbsdAGfJM” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe] Prolific Australian director Baz Luhrman has partnered with Absolut to create a specially flavoured vodka inspired by Australia: Absolut Oz. Set to capture the spirit of Australian beach culutre in a drink. The flavour is Spiced Orange which blends a range of spices including cardamom, clove, mint with the fruity… Read more »
These gorgeous pastel marbled vases are the handy work of Swedish set and product designer Lisa Berkhert Wallard and fellow designer designer Andreas Frienholt. The moulds were created out of soft plastic, to let the Jesmonite material shape itself in an organic way. The moulds allow for imperfect shapes and characteristics, they almost look like a plastic bag… Read more »
Momomi is a the Seoul photographer who captures the colours, textures and light of what she describes as little landscapes. After experimenting with more traditional landscape photography she began to focus more on the mysteries of each scene, transfixed by the closer details that are so abundant in nature. More here: http://moi-moi.net/
The Apartment are a Danish interiors consultancy with an incredible eye for colour and textiles. Working with blank canvas spaces they expertly put together incredibles rooms sourcing mid-century furniture and Morrocan Beni Ourain and boucherouite rugs.
Wow! I think it’s safe to say that anyone who doesn’t look at these photos, take a deep breath, smile, and feel totally in awe of how amazing this world is needs their head checked. ‘Before they pass away’ is a long-term project of photographer Jimmy Nelson to capture vanishing tribes of the world. Nelson… Read more »