on music and design

Design has always been deeply connected to music. From muse to client – who, after all, wouldn’t love to create artwork for their favourite band’s next release? – music is always present in our routine.
What is seen by many as a source of inspiration, however, can be the actual goal for others. So what if music is your actual language in a design project? That’s what Pedro Oliveira, a.k.a. I Buried Paul, did in his fantastic project The 633 EP.
Great music, great artwork. Check it out!

Our Mountain

Tepee design and illustration created by Steven Harrington More here

Team Daddy

Team Daddy are a two-man design collective. Their name stands for Design, Animation, Design, Design, Yay – in that order. Based in Ireland they create highly imaginative music videos and adverts for companies including Virgin, Warner Music and Rough Trade.

Vanuatu mask stamps

Vanuatu mask stamps found via CreativeRoots.org

Longest Art Projects

With Synecdoche, New York just released in the UK, which centres on theatre director Caden Cotard (Philip Seymour Hoffman), building an increasingly complex living replica of New York over twenty years, it seemed an appropriate time to visit a selection of real artists who have dedicated their lives to a single project. People like Charles Avery, who has imagined a whole island of people and species that he is gradually creating (above)

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, who like wrapping really large things in fabric – like The Reichstag, a forest and a number of islands; and John Cage, who has written a musical piece being played in a German church which will last 639 years.

Staley-Wise Gallery Presents: America the Beautiful

Photographer Harry Benson.

In the spirit of change and rebirth of patriotism, Staley-Wise presents this exhibition of black & white and color photographs reflecting the people and landscape of America. Entertainers, activists, athletes, authors, artists, politicans, poor folk and rich folk are shown at work and play by photographers who have captured their essence. Continue »

Hugh Hefner’s Playboy

Hugh Hefner and Cynthia Maddox.

An intimate portrait of the magazine and its founder.

Hugh Hefner presents an illustrated autobiography and chronological selection of highlights from Playboy magazine s first 25 years. Starting with his youth and early comic collection and ending with the height of Playboy success, this publication is the most probing and intimate portrait of “Hef” ever made. Published by TASCHEN. Continue »

Fashion Designer Series by Vivienne Balla

Vivienne Balla fashion photographer made a new photoshoot with Délia Horváth clothes designer! Click here for the full series, or here for some backstage photos about this project.

Tree House

I wouldn’t mind living in the Tree House, designed by Standard, and located in the hills of L.A.

More photos over at Colectiva!


Jonas Loiske

Photography by Jonas Loiske.

via: Picdit

55 fresh T-shirts for the Creative Community

Inspired Magazine made a selection of the hottest tees right now.

Wood by MCBess & Simon

GizMag PDF #5

For this 5th PDF issue of GizMag, all the artists took the time to fill in their interview by hand! The result is an unique magazine with great artworks, handwritten answers and awesome doodles. Artists include 64 Colors, Katrin Kirojood, Michael Maitland, Titi + And The German Kid, Akina, Meeshle and Slobots.

Cover by 64 Colors.


Type experiment, marking the difference in weight.
See my other works at http://www.flickr.com/photos/28665426@N08/