Monday, 28 September 2009

Sixty Two Web Design.

Interesting Newque Graphic Design team producing work in a direction I want to head towards.
More work can be found at:

Saturday, 26 September 2009

Unique Bathroom.

Deigned by Ron Arad, this transformers Bath/Shower leaves nouveau hunters gasping for breath. Still in the production stages, and I think with some work still to be done to it, I can't wait to see the finished product. The idea is that the circular device spin's around to allow one to shower, and in another spin, step into a bath. Unique.

Thursday, 17 September 2009

Si Scott

Si Scott produced these images for Silent Studios brief towards new album covers posters etc..
Although he usually works in digital imagery, he has apparently used just pen and paper to create these stunning images of the 'Stag' and 'Ram', along with a number of other impressive animals.

To me it looks like he has experimented with ink on water, creating different patterns, taken photos and then manipulated them in photoshop to create the dream like images. However he has created them, they're stunning. He has recently been named 'Artist to Invest In' by an editorial magazine and extended his client list ten-fold.

Sunday, 13 September 2009


Not a normal fashion advert, or indeed advert at all your probably thinking, however this new campaign named Dopemine from surf / skate brand Insight is just that!

Dustin Humphrey, a well known surf photographer has managed to merge what Insight stands for, surfing lifestyle, off the wall clothing, creativity and a certain radical lifestyle. He has incorporated a rather odd collection of opposing environments: upside down bedrooms, naked girls on motor bikes and underwater shanty towns to name a few. Team riders including Kai Otten and Luke Steadmen impress the upper half of images, while bizarre sub-aquatic scenes are featured, something I've never seen before in surf related advertising. This new creative form of advertising is sure to cause a knock on effect in the industry, I look forward to seeing what...

Friday, 11 September 2009

Play More Notepads

I stumbled across this notepad design in a magazine; it turns out the design was a finalist in the European Design awards. Such a simple idea like this can transform the product into a instant best seller, whilst more importantly injecting a side of fun and creativity into the average office. Each page is themed on a different type of ball to be crushed up and thrown around towards the bin. Cracking idea! More info:

Monday, 7 September 2009

Exhibition with a Kick!

The exhibition was designed as an answer to all the people who go to exhibitions, without really having a clue about what all the art actually means.

Hannes Broecker held the exhibition in Dresden Germany, asking critics to appreciate different questions such as, Which Cocktail to try? A very different approach, involved her hanging the alcohol inside the picture frames, leaving cocktail glasses on the center table. As the evening progressed, opinions become more lubricated, the art itself would diminish, and the show would reach the end.

Sounds more like a glorified drinks party to me; or a demonstration of how art can be turned into pretty much anything.

Wednesday, 2 September 2009

2nd Sight

I've heard you either love or hate much of the work Carson does. I've also heard you can learn to love.

Above is a quote mentioned about Carson's aptly named '2nd sight' book; a progression from his first visually bombarding book 'End of Print'. Written by fellow designer Lewis Blasckwell, there is much more detail applied to the hows and whys or Carson's design nature. Sure, we have all heard of his surfer upbringing and lack of graphic education, this book however, explains his intuition behind his motivation to design and effectively allows you not so much to love his work, but understand it.

The different approaches to design and the so called 'rules' he is redefining have been the influence for my dissertation on the evolution of opinions towards rules. Carson's approach to design is dictated 100% by the target audience, with his own angle injected into the final outcome. The people who hate his work in my eyes have not and will not be his target audience. The book shows work from his past magazines, magazines he directed towards a rock n roll lifestyle. Take a look at it, granted you may hate it, but I struggle to believe you won't in some way shape or form start oozing creativity once you've laid the book down.