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Are Mokkelbost

Are Mokkelbost: 'Images from life style magazines are cut out and organized by color and contrast, according to six categories or elements in the ION universe. The collages gradually build up and a specific lighting evolves for each collage, the available material deciding the approximate amount of each color and element.'

I Love Boxie

r e I Love Boxie is a London-based t-shirt company that have many lines to fit many situations. Call them up and tell them a story or give them your own ' one-liner ' and they'll print it on a shirt for you. Do it : )

The Red Thread

Strychnin Gallery presents: The Red Thread. New works by Bethany Marchman, and previously-blogged Edith Lebeau and Jennybird Alcantara. Somewhere between traditional techniques and the influence of contemporary pop culture, three women artists from the USA and Canada create strong women portraits. Whether in oil, acrylics, or as elaborately crafted hand-made dolls that are reminiscent of characters created by Tim Burton: Strychnin Gallery's August exhibition presents unique works of great expressive power. Opens tomorrow, August 7th at 7 p.m. - runs until August 30th. (Berlin) You can learn more about the show by visiting the Strychnin Gallery website or by stopping by the gallery itself.

F1X+2

p I don’t know much about illustrator Jose Antonio Gonzalez Carrasco a.k.a. F1X+2 but I'm really enjoying what I see. Lots more great work on F1X+2's photostream. Check it out!

Pie Pops

p I will definitely try making these pie pops sometime. Want! (via Luxirare) p

Basco Vazko

Basco Vazko was born in 1983 in Santiago, Chile. He currently lives and works in Santiago. “ So far I have been painting all of my life and I will paint as much as I can for the rest of my days. I'm not an artist or a graffiti writer or a street artist; I'm a painter. Besides a painter I'm a collector. I collect rocks, old magazines, stamps, old books, small cactuses, and other people’s drawings. I try to keep most of what I paint to myself. With the exception of my family, I try to avoid people who have religious beliefs." (via Juxtapoz)

Elite Avni

Elite Avni <-- freelance illustrator in a variety of styles, with ten years experience in virtual and printed media around the world. Illustrates for newspapers and magazines, advertising and public relations, children books and professional literature, greeting cards and calendars. Graduate of the Graphic Design Department at "Ascola" – School of Visual Communication.

Sid Wichienkuer

' California based architect Sid Wichienkuer aims to reasserts architecture with his redesign for the Tu Delft School of Architecture. After the school's tragic fire, they held an open competition for their building for Bouwkunde. Wichienkuer proposal used sections and topographies as a driving force. The building is oriented around a Central Quad at its base, surrounded by the school's library and a series of design laboratories. As the building roses, each floor is centered around a gathering or communal space at its core, with other rooms radiating outwards. An expandable auditorium is centered on this level. The building's facade is kept porous with a series of horizontal pieces spaced apart. These levels can be used as outdoor seating and stairs, allowing students to climb the building. ' (via Designboom)

Faux Bois / Wood Pattern Soap

Nature is the inspiration for this clean, modern and stylish soap collection. Intricately carved soaps, sculpted to look like wood, are scented with a crisp grapefruit, clementine and green tea fragrance. Give the gift of triple milled luxury soap today! Buy here.

Jeff Mcmillan

Jeff McMillan was born in October of 1977 in San Jose, CA where he spent a good portion of his life, and it was during the first few years of Jeff’s existence that he started trying his hand at art at the young age of 3. McMillan’s influences lie heavily in 80’s pop culture. The artist proclaims that the decade boasted the best television programming, cartoons, toys, and movies. It was a decade of imagination and creativity during a time when the world was changing so drastically on all levels. As he continued to make use of the right side of his brain, it eventually became time for McMillan to begin the final stages of schooling. He attended the Academy of Art in San Francisco from 1999 to 2001 until he made the big move to Southern California, where he continued his schooling at the prestigious Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, CA from 2001 to 2004. He studied illustration at both schools until he graduated from the Art Center with honors. He now lives and works in Long Beach with his wonderful wife, Liv and a disobedient Siamese cat.