The wonderful Andrew Sutherland

Reading Time: 2 minutes Andrew Sutherland was born in Oranjemund, South West Africa in early 1982. He moved to England with his family at the age of 11 where he spent his early teenage years. At the age of 16 Andrew moved to Cape Town and after finishing school enrolled at The Ruth Prowse School of Art in Woodstock. …

An Immersive World of Visual Storytelling and Puzzle Solving in ‘Samorost 3’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prague-based Amanita Design, creators of the award-winning Mechinarium, recently released what may be their best game yet: Samorost 3. This deeply immersive puzzle game spans the ecosystems of 9 unusual planets as you encounter strange inhabitants and unlock increasingly complex secrets to advance to the next level. Amanita Design’s approach to creating completely non-verbal/non-textual games …

New Glitched Sculptures of Women Chiseled from Wood by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

Reading Time: 2 minutes Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki (previously) produces figurative sculptures with varying abnormalities and glitches, doubling the eyes on some works, while multiplying the heads on others to convey an impressive array of human emotion. Each piece, with sizes ranging from life-size to miniature, is first sketched directly onto a large section of camphor wood and then chiseled …

We Are Flowers, Melissa

Reading Time: 2 minutes A stunning, nature-inspired installation of over 20,000 translucent flowers to create a large immersive hanging surface in the New York flagship. The surface was designed specifically for the Melissa Gallery in New York with an engineered Mylar net made of over 4,000 unique pieces. These flowers are placed in a more natural arrangement to combine the …

A Collaborative Duo Pokes Fun at Plein Air Painting Through Photographic Series

Reading Time: 2 minutes Duo Hank Schmidt in der Beek and Fabian Schubert have been poking fun at plein air painting with a collaborative project since 2009, a humorous series of photographs shot by Schubert that captures in der Beek with his original paintings. Und im Sommer tu ich malen (which translates roughly to “And in the Summer I do …

Whimsicle forrest flip books

Reading Time: 2 minutes Books have evolved consistently over time. First, it was your standard paperback, then we had pop-up books, and more recently, the shift to e-books and tablet reading. That shift is understandable given the digitisation of society. It’s an innovation that we all saw coming, but interactive books the size of humans – that’s a whole other …

G-Shock vs State Tretyakov Gallery

Reading Time: 2 minutes G-Shock’s lookbook for its Spring/Summer 2016 collection features skaters in the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. The photographs portray a distinct contrast of what one would expect to see in an art gallery, but that’s what makes the shots so appealing. They come across as rebellious and youthful with the streetwear-adorned men posing in front of …

Newspaper Animal Sculpture

Reading Time: 2 minutes Japanese paper artist Chie Hitotsuyama skilfully creates textured sculptures of animals using a technique involving rolled strips of wet newspaper. The unique application of each newspaper segment proves to be an eeffective method of forming the wild fur of snow monkeys or the density of scales found on the back of an iguana. For Hitotsuyama, these details …

The fantastical world of Aldo Crusher

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aldo Crusher is a Motion Graphic Designer at Discovery Networks. His Cosmopolis Project Series focuses on map design. Crusher combines his unique style of illustration with complex colour combination inspired by the respective cities he covers. He interprets the voice of the city(s) and blends it with his signature style of geometric shapes and complementary …