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Skyline Wrapping Paper

 photo citywrap5_zpsbnmydqc4.jpg  photo 41100_skyline-wrapping-paper_zpsrx0sxdli.jpg Super-sized sheets of wrapping paper printed with building facades from around the world. Wrap your gifts to create 3D buildings that come together to form mini skylines. Unique wrapping paper perfect for that special architect in your life. The best way to keep the pile of presents under the tree looking organised. Buy here.  photo skyline-wrapping-paper-3_zpsilszzt0a.jpg  photo 5f0e2bb1026edb5b24ea4dd00a718e3a_zpsd8k3zgcr.jpg

Kerby Rosanes

 photo 4b76d1b03afef76de2cd09a65f8c30c2_zps52sbjq7k.jpg  photo b066345d62babc60607963bd7669a6f2_zpsoiltimln.jpg  photo 98e2d6c6a3f2dc5e2e7c2c14b0153dff_zpsjrexhhuq.jpg Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes works mainly with ordinary black pens to magically illustrate his “doodle” world. The 23-year old artist considers his art as a personal hobby which turned out to be his part-time freelance work after being recognized by various design blogs, international magazines and online communities. Most of his works are characterized by whimsical lines, patterns, characters and little elements that are spontaneously combined to create massive compositions depicting his everyday experiences or anything that inspires him.  photo 655ca01edca06780921a20f00cf5b62e_zps839l98lk.jpg  photo f809a8a0d7771961dcc973af50591f8b_zpsvy7dcjaf.jpg  photo 6c086dedec7cc8bbc1451caf20c88531_zpsxibf3q7r.jpg

Tetris Light

 photo p5339_column_grid_6_zpsos0w9yau.jpg  photo p5339_extra1_column_grid_6_zpswkkpuudd.jpg Flash your retro credentials, and brighten up that minimalist apartment with this official Tetris Light that lets you redesign your desk lamp whenever you like. Simply connect one of the bricks to the mains and then as each new brick is placed into position they will light up through some kind of magical, pre-war 8-bit Russian science.* Plus, during the day you can play a very short game of Tetris, although we’re almost certain that you won’t be able to form a perfect cube using every part.  photo p5339_extra2_column_grid_6_zpsxvpfzdmt.jpg

Daria Hlazatova

 photo my granny_zpsciheil6g.jpg  photo img364_zps7uj8fqwa.jpg  photo 251839_466884993329610_1323339040_n_zpssaros5uf.jpg The portfolio of Ukraine based artist Daria Hlazatova is definitely worth a look.  photo lRekfMnNnro_zps1hpnh6ur.jpg  photo img392_zpsco90vsb6.jpg

Isabella Kelly-Ramirez

 photo Concubine-200dpi-copy_zpsbjeyamho.jpg  photo Looky-Lou-2014-web-2_zpscunckkzk.jpg  photo Trixie-200dpi_zpssmlhclnh.jpg Isabella Kelly-Ramirez grew up in Santa Barbara California. She studied fine art at UCLA and received her BA in 2008. Isabella’s work pervades many mediums. It is a critique of pop culture and society through a lens of humor, irony and sarcasm. Cosmetic color palettes, sparkly things, liberal use of pattern texture and a healthy smattering of fashion and design are implemented to render her imagery. She works in Los Angeles.  photo Sibyl-200dpi_zpsirvs3060.jpg  photo poupee-200dpi-2014_zps6ccvi43u.jpg  photo Debutante-Debbie_zpsqi8hkd3t.jpg

American Beauty by Stewart Craig

 photo Untitled-1_zpsd1d5y0ej.jpg  photo Untitled-3_zpsjhdmcane.jpg  photo Untitled-4_zpsdgpdlxju.jpg " When I immigrated to America over a decade ago, the consumer culture that blankets this landscape took hold of me. While prevalent across the globe, it is heightened here, in the birthplace of contemporary capitalism. I adore the absurdity, both subtle and outrageous, found at every turn. As an outsider looking in, I seek to capture the ironies in the consumer landscape that Americans may otherwise be blind to. Bold colors, wide angles and jarring compositions add to the satirical tone of the work." - Stewart Craig  photo Untitled-2_zpswtexw572.jpg  photo Untitled-5_zpsiipbdbcr.jpg

Ruth Munro

 photo RuthMunroIllustration12_zps7kmy5lzy.jpg  photo Ruth-Munro-Bicycling_zpsfanttbgc.jpg " I am a British illustrator living in Vancouver who has worked across a wide variety of media including editorial, printed textile design, promotion, advertising, cd covers and branding. I exhibit work in the UK and internationally and like all things quirky, scary and surreal; drawing inspiration from dusty attic treasures, behavioural ponderings, a desolate art film or two, unnerving animals, nature and adventures." - Ruth Munro  photo RuthMunroIllustration211_zpsifvpplok.jpg

Daliah Ammar

 photo tumblr_nbz4g252Tg1qdy3qwo1_1280_zpsv69mc4ma.jpg  photo tumblr_n6if4yT5MX1qdy3qwo1_r1_1280_zpsmdnal8il.jpg  photo tumblr_n28k3vyxZd1qdy3qwo1_1280_zpstesacxhh.jpg Daliah Ammar is a nineteen-year-old Palestinian-American artist based in Chicago, IL. Daliah is currently earning her BFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The purpose of Daliah’s work is to transcend the notion of the self and the physicality of paint, resonating from her own vulnerable and personal experiences – as a means of conveying life as it blooms and decays from within. Expressing that awareness of the self and reflecting to the viewer establishes a relationship between themselves and herself. Daliah’s works are confrontational, yet, intimate and personal – using the painted surface as a trope for the physical and psychological presence between the inner self and external viewer.  photo tumblr_ndmbrxBMkl1qdy3qwo1_1280_zpspijysse3.jpg  photo tumblr_n9gbsh2a0T1qdy3qwo1_1280_zpssqdpllgc.jpg  photo tumblr_n69jh6pGT51qdy3qwo1_1280_zps8jveppof.jpg

Mike Nelson

 photo MIKE NELSON ARTIST_zpsqtl8uu0u.jpg  photo 2600503938_571246562c_b_zpstcp1axc0.jpg  photo 19_080507_b6_zpsunzvsnwo.jpg "Contemporary artist Mike Nelson transforms the white cube space which we are all familiar, into a place which can seem uncanny and eerie. When entering a contemporary gallery you expect, crisp white walls and modest architecture but Nelson transforms the white cube space into a scene which wouldn’t look out of place in an apocalyptic film. Nelson’s exhibitions preserve a minimal quality considering the intensity of the pieces. Talking about the piece, To the Memory of H.P Lovecraft (1999,2008) Nelson says, “I’ve always had a slight fear of piles of junk that function purely as decorative ephemera but only act as a signifier of a certain type of installation…I think it’s a constant worry that you’ll make this amount of effort to have something that just becomes spectacle, as opposed to something which moves somebody or encourages somebody to empathize with what you’re trying to lure them into, or coax them towards.” (FlashArtonline) Nelson genuinely seems concerned about how the spectator will receive his work. It’s apparent that he is interested in how the space operates the work and how the work operates the space and how both these issues have an effect on the spectator. The space in which art is exhibited in has been a concern for artists for years, but it’s not until recently that artists have begun abandoning objects within the space and just considered the context of the space."  photo hp-2_zpseobeokg9.jpg  photo Untitled-1_zpsqgljthue.jpg

Atladóttir & d’Ors

 photo 9104627411_4e4d4c6a0f_b_zpsiwjvsjj0.jpg  photo The-Enormous-Speed-of-Change-Atladottir-en-dOrs_zps4zko5dx6.jpg 'Atladóttir & d’Ors provides the cabinet with an imagined republic created in the realm of creative imagination. Their works evokes questions of beauty to uncertainty, that what we know is sometimes less important than what we don’t know, the island of Bellona offers a metaphor that the difference between what is real and not real is just a matter of imagination and perception.'  photo 1_zps2bedfqh3.jpg