To read a poem

January 13, 2013 § 1 Comment

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I will not make any more boring art

October 7, 2012 § Leave a comment

A portrait of the godfather of conceptual art, John Baldessari. A brilliant video for its inspiration, editing, graphic design and, of course, for its narration by Tom Waits.

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Eat these pantone dessert tarts!

March 8, 2012 § 2 Comments

Each tart and a Pantone color. French food designer Emilie De Griottes creates these amazing dessert tarts, using fruits such as cherries, berries, bananas etc and candies of different colors to create tarts that resemble Pantone color swatches.

We haven’t tasted them, but sure they all look pretty damn delicious.

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In March read the books you’ve always meant to read

March 1, 2012 § Leave a comment

Always desirable, even if it comes from a vintage poster. From Works Progress Administration project of President Roosevelt’s effort to elevate the nation from the grip of The Great Depression in 1935.

Make this promise to yourself this March.

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Six degrees of artistic influences

September 21, 2011 § Leave a comment

We have seen her work before, illustrating the food habits of famous writers and poets.   Now Wendy MacNaughton illustrates in a visually engaging manner the Circles of Influence, created by Michelle Legro and Maria Popova, which reveal the creative encounters and intersections of different writers, scientists, genres and eras.

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Strictly for philotypes

August 31, 2011 § 1 Comment

All these -isms that gave meaning to complex philosophical concepts and formed our common  understanding: relativism, absolutism, hedonism, humanism, passivism, realism, authoritarianism, solipsism, reductionism, determinism, deism and so many others, but we never quite managed to remember them all.

Designer Genis Carreras helps us understand and visualise all these philosophical ideologies through his series of  minimalistic posters, entitled Philographics, with just the use of simple geometric shapes.

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Your best bits

August 16, 2011 § 1 Comment

When life flashes before your eyes, which images would you choose to remember? Steve Cutts follows one man’s last moments, as he accidentally falls off a tall city building, in his hand-drawn animated short film In The Fall.

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