I love everything about these maps by Brooklyn based illustrator Libby VanderPloeg. Colour, illustration and hand lettering with a touch of whimsy! Her work comes out of her deep affinity for storytelling, music, letterforms, printed ephemera, and wildlife. The illustrations she has created have been featured in Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Time Out, Condé Nast Traveler & Harper . . .
What do you do when you have an hour to burn before some of your favourite people touchdown in Shanghai? #myhandsneedmorespeed #drawingliketheflash I always heard that according to psychologists, if your friendship lasts past 7 years, it will last forever. I just tried to find scientific proof of this online and in all honesty, the most credible source for this was either Pinterest or . . .
On April 21, 2016, people around the world mourned the loss of the much-loved American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor – Prince. There were tributes made, live music played, and even some public grieving amongst fans of the legendary musician who has released 40 studio albums to date. That is quite the achievement in one's life. “I’d never seen anything like . . .
My colour explosion on Instagram, showcasing inspiration revolving around a single colour. PINK Featuring: Sabeena Karnik | The Taable | Legal Miss Sunshine | Cait Miers | Hedvig Astrom Kushner | Marcel Christ | Taymax Plants | Vilde Rolfsen | THPRKS . . .
I've discovered a new obsession: HITRECORD. Basically, it's an open-collaborative production company established by Joseph Gordon-Levitt - this innovative community includes over 100,000 artists of all disciplines (writers, ﬁlmmakers, musicians, etc.) adding 250 new members and 2,500+ new pieces of art every day. I have yet to explore it more but my two favourite parts about HITRECORD is . . .
It's easy to see amazing work done by others and brush it off saying that they've always been talented in some way or another. That it's not possible to be as good as they are. Drawing and illustration take a whole lot of hard work. I'm learning that now. After seeing the before and afters of these illustrations really shows you the importance of practice. Pick up your pen and start . . .
My colour explosion on Instagram, showcasing inspiration revolving around a single colour. TEAL Featuring: William Baziotes | futureME | Mike Lowery | Eugenia Clara | Jean Jullien | Benedetto Demaio | City Best Views | Ross Symons | Anshuman Ghosh . . .
Happy Valentine's Day! Despite being in a nearly 9-year relationship (say whaat), I've never really been one to celebrate Valentine's Day. I'm not one for roses, romance and heart balloon arches, and I don't see a need to celebrate my special day with the rest of the world. However, what Valentine's Day is wonderful for is that it gives you an occassion to tell the people closest to you . . .
When you say "sustainability", normally one of these three things pop to mind: Buzzword. A word thrown around without any real backing, just to be a part of the "green trend". Tree Hugger. We've all come across these people. The hippies that no one can really relate to. Guilt/Deflection. The problem's too big to fix to make a difference. Someone else will do it. As a result of this, it . . .
My colour explosion on Instagram, showcasing inspiration revolving around a single colour. BROWN Featuring: Audrey Kawasaki | Akiko Ida | Bolig Magasinet | Maria A. Aristidou | Alexandria Manson | Swoon Studio | Katrin Wiehle | Adam Hale | Bear Fox Chalk . . .