Tag: Artists

  • Urbanism | Place Engagement through Art at Bankside

    I have written about Candy Chang’s thoughtful urban installations before, and therefore I am delighted to hear that she is bringing her work to London through the next few weeks as part of the Merge Festival at Bankside. The festival is a celebration of the rich cultural heritage of the area, and it aims to […]

  • Design | The V&A Illustration Awards 2012 Shortlist

    Speaking of illustration art, the high-priestess of design academies, the V&A has announced its shortlist for the 2012 Illustration Awards. Chosen out of more than a 1,000 entries from across the UK, the shortlist that spans four categories, is a treat: Book Illustrations 1. Cathy Maclennan: Bunny Bunny Catkin 2. Laetitia Devernay: The Conductor 3. […]

  • Design | City Illustrati

    I often trawl Etsy and other art sites for handmade illustrations, and it never ceases to surprise me just how many talented folks there are in this world! I love Etsy for how it has made this talent accessible to everyone, and for the artists, a brilliant platform to showcase their work. I will be […]

  • PhotoStories | The India Chronicles: The Hues of Dastkar

    It is no secret that India is a treasure trove of indigenous art and craft. Every state, region, sometimes even every second town or village has its own form of language, art, craft and resulting influences on design and living. Some of these art forms and practices date back decades, even centuries. One would assume […]