Friday, 30 October 2009

Blogs we like: Paolo Messina

When our friend Paolo told us he was leaving to travel across South America we told him - Blog! Now we get to see where he's been and hear the stories of his travels on a weekly basis. Check out his photo's and expect more great work.



Thursday, 29 October 2009

Minor Threat

A rare video from an early Minor Threat show. The start of something incredible and, for some, life changing. "We're not the first and I hope we're not the last 'cause I know we're all heading for that adult crash...."

Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Horror movie posters

Here's a great collection of horror and b-movies posters. Just in time for Halloween.


Tuesday, 27 October 2009

The XX - Crystalised

More music, this time from South London's The XX. Minimal and mesmerising. Make out music for indie kids.


Monday, 26 October 2009

Iowa, June 2008

Amazing collection of photography from the storms that struck Iowa in June 2008. See full report here.




Saturday, 24 October 2009

White Denim - Shake Shake Shake

Great band. Great song. Great video. This bizarre yet beautiful spot was directed by Tom Haines for Factory Films.

Friday, 23 October 2009

Grzegorz Domaradzki aka Gabz

Mental yet cool art and design from Grzegorz Domaradzki (Gabz). Website here.



Thursday, 22 October 2009

Mike Shinoda

Linkin Park's production guru Mike Shinoda turns out to be a pretty good artist. Have a gander at his website to see his street art inspired creations. He loves a skull too, as do we.




Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Food Dye

Visually stunning images of food dye mixed with water and oil. A gorgeous collection of colours and forms from graphic designer Corey Holms. Have a look at the flickr set here.




Tuesday, 20 October 2009

What Pixar did next

This is just fantastic and funny.


Monday, 19 October 2009

JAW Cooper

Fairy tale-like art from Jessica Cooper. Beautiful yet disturbing at the same time. She has a great blog too with some amazing sketches.




Sunday, 18 October 2009

Luke Dixon

Some bonkers art from Luke Dixon here. His sketches are pure genius. The lack of eyes freak us out but we love it.


Saturday, 17 October 2009

Bas van der Veer

Bas van der Veer's designs focus on bringing nature into modern day living. He manages to steer clear of hippie design clich├ęs by using man made materials to great effect.


Friday, 16 October 2009

Julian Callos

Julian Callos is a really talented artist. Not convinced by that statement? Then look.... We told you.




Thursday, 15 October 2009

Polaroid exhibition

There's quite a few good exhibitions on at the moment in and around London. This one is at the Atlas Gallery and gives us the opportunity to see original polaroids by some big name designers and artists. 


Tuesday, 13 October 2009

Matchbox labels

This is one of the most beautiful collections we have ever come across. There's over a thousand matchbox labels here and the enlarged 50/60's print work reveals detail that was never meant to be seen. Delve deep, you will find some gems.




Monday, 12 October 2009

Miss Van is stolen!

Stolen Space is exhibiting some of Miss Van's newer work from 1st – 18th October, if you're around the east end of London I'm sure it's worth a visit.

Sunday, 11 October 2009

The Movie title stills collection

This site has an amazing collection of title sequence stills from classic movies. Keep checking back as it is always updating. Below are a few of our faves.



Saturday, 10 October 2009

Adam Beane

In this world of digital art it is great to see artists sticking with traditional media. Adam Beane's highly detailed sculpts are something you would expect from an application like Zbrush. The lack of computer trickery makes his analogue approach much more impressive.


Thursday, 8 October 2009

Milton the master

In the world of graphic design Milton Glaser is the master. We've all seen his work even if we don't know him by name but one of our personal favourites is a book he illustrated for George Mendoza many years ago titled 'Fish in the Sky'. 


Wednesday, 7 October 2009

What a collection

This collection of old magazine covers is fantastic and non biased towards a genre, have a look now.




Tuesday, 6 October 2009

Under-the-ground

The history that lies beneath a city can so easily be forgotten, even with millions of people walking through it's walls every single day. The disused Underground stations of London are harder to access than ever before but these site's are dedicated to bring that world back above.

Check out Abandon Stations and Underground History for an insight that will amaze.



Monday, 5 October 2009

They don't make them like this anymore

We love cars, especially the old American ones. This website is an online archive of old car brochures - of the American kind.