Whether you're low in confidence or that project just isn't going right - in moments like this, you have to find that 'motivation' to drag yourself up, dust yourself off and work hard. This ace art is available to purchase as a print - pick one up for yourself before they sell out!
Te Papa recently released Tatau: A History of Sāmoan Tattooing. While the books text is culturally significant, it is also a compelling piece of design. On the occasion of the book being released, Lana Lopesi interviewed Arch MacDonnell, Inhouse Creative Director for Design Assembly.
Next year, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum will be restoring Rembrandt’s The Night Watch via a web livestream. Art fans will be able to watch the classic work be restored in real-time online and in real life, as conservators are allowing a public gaze to oversee their restoration of the classic work in the museum, too.
What feeds the inspiration of the designer? Observation. As a typographer I love words, but I am also enamoured with the concept of this book… Every picture tells a story without words, in the language of form. Morrison responds to the arbitrariness of form with simplicity and complexity, poetry and humor in a repertoire of compelling designs. A World Without Words is a pocket-sized school of seeing.
The Engravist Workshop and Exhibition focuses on the theme of Cultural Heritage, two workshops will be held in ”gravure and colography“ techniques. The exhibition will include works from the workshop as well as art from the wider print community. Engravist is currently calling for submissions of prints 50 x 35 cm, the deadline is 16 November 2018 and entry is free. (Submission form - in English - can be downloaded here)
Martin Venezky is an artist, designer, photographer, and educator. In his practice, he tells stories by combining and recontextualizing images and objects found in the world to create new worlds. His process reveals a lot about his own story too — one of imperfection, surprise, and patience. Learn more at Letterform Archive