Author Archives: Hannah Watkins

Eye-catching Modernist Illustrations by Stephen Baker

We recently stumbled across the eye-catching pop illustrations by Melbourne based artist & creative, Stephen Baker. His illustrative style is distinctive, using thick keylines and colour blocking to form his minimal pictorials. We also love his repeat patterns that are a clever cross between stained glass windows, iconic Mondrian paintings with the fun characters of Keith Haring. Primaries are paired with graphic monochrome ...
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Florals Fade into Darkness in Simone Truong’s Dream-like Prints

Simone Truong's dripping blooms melt into the abyss for a surreal twist on classic florals. Inspired by classic floral masterpieces, distortion techniques are used to pull and stretch petals, fading them into hazy stripe. She combines traditional painting techniques with modern photoshop effects to transport her florals into new surreal realms. Her florals are often scattered on jet black or pastel grounds, drifting ...
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Fresh Typography Play by Amy Woodside

A refreshing new take on the graphic slogan trend that we've seen over recent seasons. Amy Woodhouse returns to traditional screen printing techniques to give bold graphic type a softer, craft appeal whilst maintaining a super modern look. Fascinated by the beauty of typography, Amy Woodside uses sans serif fonts to screen print word plays and abstract letterforms. The New York based artist is ...
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Antigoon’s Never-Ending Illustration

The Dutch illustrator, Antigoon, invited some of his favourite illustrators to take part in a never-ending collaborative illustration project using the experimental Exquisite Corpse technique. Each illustrator is only allowed to see a glimpse of the previous section, and the illustrator then adds their composition to the sequence, resulting in a never-ending surreal illustration. This technique was kick-started by Surrealists in the early part ...
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Luxurious Printed Velvets at P.V Paris

Luxurious prints and ornate cut-outs; one of the Premiere Vision Paris A/W 15/16 highlights from Denholme Velvets this season.
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Denholme Velvets

Beautiful Hand Painted Prints at Indigo

The best selection of beautiful hand painted prints from Italian print house Superstudio at Indigo trade show Paris A/W 15/16.
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Woodcut Printing at Premiére Vision

Stunning original woodcut printing from Italian studio Ratti Marzotto Group at Premiére Vision Paris A/W 15/16 tradeshow.
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Collective Futures at Berlin Community Radio

Colectivo Futuro will be taking residency at Berlin Community Radio and have hand-picked four local artists to join them. For four days only, the "Collective Futures" exhibition will feature work by Drury Brennan, Ina Weise, Palefroi and Yoko Seyama, displaying light and wood installations, screen-printed artworks, zines and ceramics. Dedicated to exploring independent doing and thinking, this is a not-to-be-missed event for ...
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Inner City Ooz Exhibition by the Marshall Brothers

The Marshall brothers, aka Mistr Gone and King Krule, have teamed up to create an immersive exhibition in London's Display Gallery, titled the Inner City Ooz. Known in the South East London's art scene, the brothers have curated a mixed media display of work involving poetry, music, painting, illustration, silk-screen and linocut. The Inner City Ooz runs at Display Gallery until September 27th 2014.
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Ping-Pong Illustrations

We recently stumbled across a collaborative project by two talented illustrators; Claire Softley and Agata Królak. The project is called Ping-Pong, where the illustrators play a game of visual ping-pong, with each image created in response to the previous. The charming series of illustrations combine soft geometric shapes with subtle textures to craft these beautiful mixed media collages.
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Sophie Douala’s Abstract Playground

Sizzlingly with summer colours, this collection of work by French graphic designer Sophie Douala, has brightened up our day! She experiments with forms, lines and colour to craft these three-dimensional, zany prints.  
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Marcello Velho – Digital Strokes

Marcello Velho's prints are the definition of the current digital art trend, using digital strokes and abstract compositions in punchy hues.  
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The Felt Cornershop – Lucy Sparrow

Lucy Sparrow spent eight months meticulously hand stitching over 4,000 felt replicas of everyday grocery items, to eventually fill a former derelict shop in London's Bethnal Green. Everything in The Felt Cornershop is for sale, from tins of baked beans to fruit, and even a cash register, with a full inventory on her website. The Felt Cornershop is daily from 10am – 7pm until until ...
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Bread Collective – The Power Of Summer

This Summer, Bread Collective has put their graphic stamp on London’s Battersea Power station, with big bold typography hand-painted across the famous landmark as well as signage, posters, postcards, web graphics and T-shirts.  Check out more of their award-winning projects at  
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Instagram – Graphic Inspiration On-The-Go

From photographers and illustrators to graphic designers, Instagram is a virtual pool of creative talent that has become our go-to source for daily inspiration. Take a sneak peak at some of our favorite accounts for mind-blowing inspiration on-the-go. Click on the image to view more of their Instagram feed.  
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