In big cities there is a trend towards decreasing public buildings and space in the expense of privatisation. That has driven local communities to keep buildings and space open for everyone. Continue reading
Yearly drawing competition showed once again how the much versatility there can be found in the field of art illustration. Using the restrictive tools of pen and paper and mostly in black & white drawing exposes astonishing real talent.
Main image this year’s winner Caroline Burraway, Eden – The Jungle Calais. (Reflections on glass from the gallery space can be seen in this photo). Continue reading
This year’s Surface Design Show in London was busy, but not presenting anything new compared to previous years. Most noticeable was the increase of imitation materials offering cheaper option and more variety in terms of range and colours. However, it was often unclear how sustainable they were.
(Image hand woven fabric embellished with naturally grown cristal). Continue reading
Grace Wales Bonner is a hot name in London fashion scene. She is an up-and-coming fashion designer whose work is about exploring identity. The exhibition at Serpentine gallery called A Time for New Dreams however is not about fashion, but a collaboration with several artists, mainly in form of art installations. Continue reading