Foible Combat

Foible Combat

Unfortunately your brain is hardwired to perform badly under certain conditions. The good news is that you are not alone – everyone else has exactly the same issues – so whilst it’s not a personal criticism I’m afraid it is still relevant. Now I’m not going to expose all of your mental foibles here, you […]

Jewellery Futures

Jewellery Futures

I feel we have entered a new era of jewellery design with all these new fantastic jewellery designers and makers. There seems to be a new movement and I think its cool, awesome, great, fantastic, floats my boat etc etc. Jewellery design isn’t confined to diamonds and precious metals any more. Paper, plastic, silicone, acrylic which […]

Photographer Bela Borsodi

Photographer Bela Borsodi

Hour and hours of tiny adjustments, tinkering with angles, colours, fruits, tools, vodka and toast and what do you get? A single fantastic picture! Photographer Bela Borsodi has created this great optical illusion titled Terrain, using colours and our (HUMANS!) instinctive ability to spot patterns – our way of creating order in the world to automatically […]

Play Me, I’m Yours, Global Street Pianos

Play Me, I’m Yours, Global Street Pianos

Image Source:Flickr, Metrix X Play Me, I’m Yours is an arts project by Britain’s own Luke Jerram which sees colourful pianos being scattered in cities all over the globe. They come with a straight forward message and an instruction at the same time – Play Me, I’m Yours. The project started back in 2008 and has travelled to […]

Birds of a feather stick to – biscuits?

Birds of a feather stick to – biscuits?

Lorraine Berkshire-Roe, an illustrator from Oxford, has improved on the age-old saying by proving that the odd couple of birds and biscuits make for an entertaining combination. Berkshire-Roe’s sweet sculptures raise a smile as an assorted aviary of common garden birds perch upon the humble biscuits we dunk in our mid-morning and afternoon cuppa. These […]

3D Sketches by Ramon Bruin

3D Sketches by Ramon Bruin

These fantastic 3D Sketches by Ramon Bruin appear to be leaping off the page or being drawn further into it! Bruin is a freelance artist who graduated from the Airbrush Academie in the Netherlands, using a number of techniques and materials such as acrylic-, oil, water paints, charcoal, paint pens, pencils and graphite to create his […]

LolliPOPE by Dana Jasinkevica

LolliPOPE by Dana Jasinkevica

Some fashion designers get their inspiration from popular culture, street style, music, nature and what have you. In the case of Dana Jasinkevica, however, her muse was somewhat unorthodox. For her latest collection it was the Pope. Each to their own. Dana Jasinkevica is a young yet undoubtedly talented fashion design student at the Art Academy […]

The Body Beautiful

The Body Beautiful

  Surgeons’ Hall Museum, has always been an intriguing place for me.  Tucked away in the Royal College of Surgeons’ Campus in Edinburgh, if  you have an interest in anatomy, surgery and the curiosities of the human body, you could do far worse than spend an hour or two exploring it’s many treasures. The Museum […]

Graduate Photographer

Graduate Photographer

Glasgow School of Art (GSA) Graduate of Communication Design Photography Jade Starmore has created a collection of fantastic images. The collection explores the ‘ideals of female beauty, and looks at the ways women are depicted in the fashion industry.’ says Starmore. The images created by Starmore are striking, above is the ageing Queen. The composition […]

Glass Bike

Glass Bike

World’s first glass bike is Latvian Two Latvian artists,  Artis Nīmanis from ‘an&angel‘ and Gatis Vasiļjevs from ‘Pomzero’, set themselves quite a challenge. They stretched their minds to set an ambitious goal – to create a bike out of glass. And they did it, which, as admitted by the modest fellas, came as a surprise […]

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