02.09.16 by Staff

Artist Wilfrid Wood Captures the ‘Beauties and Oddities’ of the Rio Olympics

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London-based artist Wilfrid Wood teams up with It’s Nice That for a series of expressive plasticine sculptures. Focusing less on the achievements and more on the unique characters the games brought to our attention, the off-beat project is the perfect way to commemorate the 2016 Olympics! See the series of sculptures below.

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01.09.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Zsofia Schweger

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A selection of recent paintings by London-based artist Szofia Schweger. More images below.

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30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Dominic Wilcox Creates Art Exhibition Specifically For Dogs

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London-based artist and designer Dominic Wilcox (if you don’t know who he is you have to watch this) has come up with the ultimate contemporary art exhibition for dogs as part of an initiative to encourage people to play more with their pets.

Working in consultation with veterinary experts, installations include an open car window simulator and a 10 ft ball pit made to look like a dog bowl filled with dog food. Paintings by artists Claire Mallison, Joanne Hummel-Newell, Robert Nicol and Michelle Thompson hang low to the ground and specifically draw on colours within dogs’ visual spectrum.

Such a great idea! Check out more images and video of the exhibit below, including some of Wilcox’s preliminary sketches!

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30.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Alex Jenkins

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A bunch of terrific work by London-based illustrator Alex Jenkins. More images below.

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11.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Gaurab Thakali

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A selection of work by London-based illustrator Gaurab Thakali. More images below.

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25.07.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Mary F. Coats

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A selection of colourful abstract paintings by London-born, Northern California-based artist Mary F. Coats. More images below.

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12.07.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Tristan Pigott

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Paintings by London-based artist Tristan Pigott. More images below.

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08.07.16 by Staff

Invention of the Day: Handheld Device Is Like Shazam For Fonts

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London-based designer Fiona O’Leary’s graduation project from the Royal College of Art is a nifty little device that captures and identifies typeface and colours — beaming the samples directly to a nearby computer or storing the information for later.

While it’s merely a prototype, Spector is basically a dream tool for graphic designers and creatives who often encounter inspiration in the real world. Wired referred to it as “Shazam for fonts” but also pointed out that one major obstacle in its development may lie in its ability to aid in design theft. Check out the video below!

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