Illustrator imagines a world where books are present in all aspects

Reading Time: 2 minutes You know when you read a really good book and it seems to be following you everywhere for days afterward? This artist has captured that feeling beautifully in his quiet and whimsical illustrations. Jungho Lee is a Korean illustrator based in Seoul. His peaceful images show books infiltrating all aspects of life with surreal and […]

Flowers Bloom to Provide Shade and Light

Reading Time: 2 minutes Installed to beautify an urban space in Jerusalem, four interactive flowers bloom and close in a fluid response to the pedestrians that pass underneath their red, over-sized petals. Designed by HQ Architects, the public sculptures are 30-feet tall and dwarf those who choose to walk beneath and around their gargantuan motion-activated blooms. Depending on the season […]

A Bright Idea

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ever had a bright idea.The artist Caitlind r.c. Brown displayed his bright idea with 6,000 light bulbs. “CLOUD is an interactive sculpture created from 6,000 incandescent light bulbs by Canadian artists and collaborators Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett. The piece utilizes pull string switches and everyday domestic light bulbs, re-imagining their potential to catalyze […]

Every Monday has a Silver Lining

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pascal Campion’s illustrations are ours. He works with areas of direct colour, sometimes augmented with textures, but his images are fundamentally graphic. The visual charm of his drawings is carried by springy, energetic compositions. Campion is a master at selecting colours that evoke mood, time and place with a unique and simple finesse. Campion’s use of distinct light and shadow, […]

Loopdaloop

Reading Time: 1 minute Loopdaloop is an animation challenge. Each month, animators from around the world create looping animations based on a given topic and submit them to the site. Their archives are overflowing with loopy treasures. December’s ‘light’ theme definitely sparked a particular interest in me. I have always been fascinated how different artists capture the light’s energy in different and unique ways, just […]

Draw in Light

Reading Time: 1 minute We Are Useful was approached by Draw in Light to create the branding and packaging for their new womenswear label. “We created an identity based around the idea of light and crystals that ran from the logo to the imagery for the AW/10 collection. We art directed, photographed and produced a lookbook which incorporated an […]