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Flat by Romain Lagrange

Last week we received an email from Romain Lagrange who just graduated from the ECAL in MAS-Luxury courses. Between interior croquet games for adult players, a very style-full bubble stick/spoon and a really nice set of tableware made in a workshop for Pierre Charpin is this ‘Flat for Baccarat’. [ Continue reading ]

Lucy the Crocodile

Big fans as we are of the work of David Weeks Studio for Areaware we are happy to see there’s a new member added to the family. Meet Lucy the Crocodile. A beautiful 20″ long wooden crocodile with moveable limbs and a jaw that opens and closes, made… [ Continue reading ]

Libido Moriendi

Highlight Gallery in San Francisco will open Belgian artist Renato Nicolodi’s first solo exhibition in the United States next week. The dark, bold and colossal architectonic sculptures all build around the theme of Libido Moriendi, a Latin phrase that, like Nicolodi’s work, is situated between classical… [ Continue reading ]


Just found out about the Istanbul based artist Kerem Ozan Bayraktar and his amazing miniature installations. His series ‘Stasis’ of miniatures are stunning scale models of a bike frozen in a piece of ice, the Hindenburg Airship, a part of bisected F-86 Sabre Aircraft, a rusty… [ Continue reading ]

The Durations

Portland based artist and printmaker Alyson Provax made this beautiful series of works called ‘The Durations’. A series of hand printed silkscreen monotypes loosely based on perception of time as filtered through awkward language. Beautiful type, washy, aquarelle-like faded words, printed on heavy weight paper. Be sure to… [ Continue reading ]

Infinity Water

A beautiful abstract video, ‘a journey through physical properties of the most abundant compound on Earth’s surface’ by Highly aesthetic motion-graphics exploring the interaction between colorless, odorless liquid and music, discovering the infinity encoded in water’s memory: ‘Infinity water’. Check their complete portfolio, they… [ Continue reading ]

Ted Parker for Kuvva

Ted Parker made a series of wallpapers for Kuvva, the tailor for your digital life. Kuvva styles your Twitter profile and computer desktop with some great images from the best illustrators and artists around the globe. This week it was Ted Parker’s turn… [ Continue reading ]

Freunde von Freunden

Freunde von freunden (friends of friends) is an online interview magazine documenting the studio’s, homes and spaces of friends, and friends of friends. Their latest addition is an interview with Jacob Klein and Nathan Cowen, the guys behind, the beautifully curated image… [ Continue reading ]

Rosanna Webster

Just graduated form Brighton University, the London born and Brighton based Rosanna Webster shared with us her lovely collages, photographs and illustrations. The colorful, rough and grainy and sometimes twisted works, with multiple layers and film projections all looks very promising for a 23 year old!… [ Continue reading ]

Forget me Not

We very much like these hand finished silk and modal & cashmere large printed scarves designed by the French illustrator Coco for the Forget me Not autumn/winter collection. Truly amazing illustrations! The collection is available online and in stores including Barney’s, Harrods, Colette, tomorrowland, estnation,… [ Continue reading ]

Fantastic Spin

Yesterday Fantastic Man started with a movie series by Lernert & Sander who, on a sunny day in London filmed in super slow motion two professional figure skaters spinning in the newest autumn fashions. Today Fantastic Spin #2 in Hermès. [ Continue reading ]

Pakayla Biehn

Just found out about the amazing works of Pakayla Biehn. Beautiful photorealistic paintings, like multiple-exposure photographs of super romantic dream-like scenes. Blossoms, flowers, girls in light dresses, a beautiful energy, the play with sun light, shapes and colors when the images overlapping each other and dream and reality… [ Continue reading ]

Charles Matton — Enclosures

I love studio’s, ateliers, factories, places where things are being made, crafted and created. Like Todd Selby showed us the homes-, and Paul Barbera the workshops of the creative class in photography, so did Charles Matton in miniature versions of famous artists’ studios, including Freud’s, Giacometti’s and Bacon’s, giving us a close look behind the scenes of these masters. Along with these the miniature spaces represent real world interiors and revisited memories from Matton’s own life. [ Continue reading ]


Next week the Toronto based gallery Narwhal Art Projects will open an exhibition with new works by Carly Waito. Just graduated from Ontario College of Art and Design, Carly creates hyper realistic oil paintings of semi-precious gems and minerals. Beautiful layered, almost fragile and colorful paintings exposing… [ Continue reading ]

Human Genome Project

Swiss artist Valentina De’ Mathà just finished this amazing work of art, the Human Genome Project. Intrigued by the fact that all races are equal to 99.99% she started to collect the hair of all ethnicities from all over the world, with ads on the major social networks… [ Continue reading ]

Fall Creek Boys Choir

— Unfortunately this was an unofficial video. For the track go to THIS link, for the photography of Elena Kalis just follow the link… — Excited to hear about this collaboration between James Blake and Bon Iver, the first music video’s are feeding the excitement… [ Continue reading ]

It’s Better in the Wind

This october The Revival Tour will cross Europe and visit Amsterdam the 4th of october. Chuck Ragan, folk/punk artist and team member of The Revival Tour, supplied the soundtrack for the upcoming It’s Better In The Wind 2011 movie. Again an amazing road… [ Continue reading ]

Los Angeles glowing

Last week my friend Ajanaku shared this amazing video by Colin Rich, capturing the electric radiance of Los Angeles at night.  A project that took him 6 months of work… I am delighted to be invited for the launch of the new Scion… [ Continue reading ]

The High Seas

Just found these amazing set of 26 Wooden Nautical Flags by Best Made Company. The flags are based on the International Code of Signals, each flag represents a letter in the alphabet. The panels are hand-painted in Best Made Company’s New York workshop on plywood with enamel &… [ Continue reading ]

Eric White

I’ve always been a huge fan of the work of Eric White. Now you can vote on his images to opt for a print. Sure, to own an original piece by White is much better, but a print is a good start. [ Continue reading ]


I instantly want to go surfing after seeing this trailer of Tracking – a new surfing film by Jimmy James Kinnaird. Inspired by the transitional period in surfing in the late 60’s and early 70’s Kinnaird followed the surfers Ellis Ericson, Jason Salisbury, Niah and Mia  through wild… [ Continue reading ]

Eat the Sun

Eat the Sun is a bizarre and amazing documentary by Peter Sorcher following Mason, a modern day ‘sungazer’, on an unbelievable and often hilarious cross-country tour into the little known world of sungazing – an ancient practice of looking directly at the sun for a range of physical… [ Continue reading ]

Geo Blocks

Love these wooden blocks, initially designed for drawing exercises, but just as useful as paperweights or eye candy upon your desk. The blocks, made in Russia, are really nicely packed and sold online at Present and Correct. [ Continue reading ]

Tom Sachs by The Selby

Todd Selby released his second short movie portraying the New York based artist Tom Sachs in his studio. I’ve always been a big fan of Sachs’ work, and love his ‘Knolling‘ (the process of arranging like objects in parallel or 90 degree angles as… [ Continue reading ]