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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27.06.16 by Staff

Meticulously Embroidered Cubes by Artist Richard McVetis

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London-based artist Richard McVetis painstakingly hand-stitches intricate patterns of dots and crosses onto wool cubes in an effort to turn the passage of time into something that can be seen and touched. More images from “In Pursuit of Time” below.

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27.06.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Nick Sheehy

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Drawings by London-based Australian artist Nick Sheehy. More images below.

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20.06.16 by Jeff

Getty Stories: Vintage Portraits from the Golden Age of Hip Hop

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Getty Images recently featured photographer Janette Beckman in their all access coverage series. After leaving London for New York in the early eighties Beckman made a name for herself photographing the likes of Salt-N-Pepa, De La Soul, and Run DMC. See more below.

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14.06.16 by Jeff

Short of the Day: “Manoman”

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“Manoman” is a short film by London-based director Simon Cartwright which brilliantly mixes rod marionette puppets and animation. It’s dark, and kinda gross, but also kinda profound. I could feel it burrowing deep into my mind as I watched it. One of my favs so far this year. You can watch the full film over on Booooooom TV.