Monday, 14 December 2009
JerseyThese fantastic stamp designs by Abram Games (1914-1996) were originally completed as poster series in 1974 for the Jersey tourist board. This stamp presentation set extended the theme and proved ideal promotion. The images convey a joyful spirit, providing Jersey with one of it's most effective tourist campaigns.
Tuesday, 27 October 2009
His block prints are nothing short of impressive with his London and Brighton prints being especially strong works. This London Markets series from 1967 in particular caught my eye with their attention to detail and bold geometric compositions.
Tuesday, 20 October 2009
Siggi EggertssonThis fantastic & totally hypnotic animation by Icelandic illustrator and graphic designer Siggi Eggertsson is an accumulation of 400 images created over the last six years.The kaleidoscopic showreel features parts of commissioned, rejected & personal projects all in Siggi's signature geometric/mosaic style. He also has an impressive back catalogue of at work worth a look at his site
Monday, 28 September 2009
I'm loving the work of American artist AJ Fosik. His strikingly original & beautiful wood sculptures of are amazing. With a street art background his work mixes bright colours and strong sense of pattern with varied influences including folk art and Indian deity imagery.
Also check out this short documentary of his work.
Thursday, 24 September 2009
Tuesday, 8 September 2009
Saturday, 25 July 2009
Kim Høltermand is a Danish photographer who's main focus is on architecture. With a very sensitive colour palette his dramatic photographs have a very graphic & abstract quality and the atmospheric way in which he shoots his subject seems to turn the banal sublime.