Six Scents Parfum x Azuma Makoto’s “Longing for Contact”

A multi-media collective creation, Six Scents Parfum and haute couture florist’ Azuma Makoto presents “Longing for Contact”, a six-part collage progression series inspired by Azuma’s contributions to Six Scents: Series Two. These ‘digital’ posters combine Azuma’s original artwork with elements of package design and the designer mandated fragrance concept for each scent. Series Two continues this exploration of … Continue reading

Izima Kaoru in Yohji + Jil

Izima Kaoru was born in Kyoto in 1954; he lives and works in Tokyo. He began his career as a fashion photographer and has contributed to numerous international magazines. He is the founder and editor in chief of the magazine zyappu. Kaoru’s narratives, which are generally suggested by the subject herself, present a heroine who is … Continue reading

Dalton Ghetti’s Sharp Miniatures

I came across the work of 49 year old artist Dalton Ghetti the other day. He really does make sharp edges work – with the steady hands of a surgeon, he creates art from the extremely small medium of pencil leads and tips – without a magnifying glass. Brazilian born and Connecticut based, the artist is currently … Continue reading

Dawn Tan’s Food Homebodies

I am always delighted to meet fellow food lovers out there who are taking a step up from simply consuming and making it something grand. Melbourne-based artist Dawn Tan who is studying at the VCA has noted that she loves food so much that it inspires her to make art out of it. In her current … Continue reading

Ah&Oh Studio: Scent Stories

Mafda Katek and Kamil Jerzykowski of Ah&Oh, a Polish graphic/visual/product communication studio now based halfway between Berlin and Warsaw, has come up with this brilliant scent packaging concept “Scent Stories” inspired by the great dark, distinctive literature and the strong characters of George Orwell, Marquis de Sade, Sir Edgar Allan Poe and Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. … Continue reading

Printemps Loves New York

Weeks following its Fashion Week, the monumental Printemps department store in Paris is spreading it’s love for it’s transatlantic fashion capital – New York – by spreading it all over their front window display, and I absolutely love it. Fifteen iconic New York fashion designers including Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Diane Von Furstenberg, Alexander Wang, Ralph Lauren, Proenza … Continue reading

Heinrich-Siegfried Bormann: Visual Analogue on Kandinsky

This is a visual analysis of a piece of music from a color theory class with Vasily Kandinsky on October 21, 1930, showcased at the MoMa late last year. Heinrich-Siegfried Bormann, as a student at the Bauhaus gives this interpretation, showing that during this period sans high-tech resources of technology like computers and photoshop illustrator, … Continue reading

Ikea Kondis iPhone App

This trailer has got to be the funniest thing I’ve come across all week. I love IKEA, and those crazy Scandinavians have decided to turn their Sweden-Only baking guide Hembakat är Bäst (Homemade is best collaboration with photographer Carl Kleiner) into an iPhone App called “Kondis” (literally meaning stamina). The app contains all the fun … Continue reading

Jean Paul Gaultier goes Interior: x Roche Bobois

We saw what the man did for the Elle Decoration Suite at the Palais de Challot in Paris after two editions done by Christian Lacroix & Martin Margiela (It’s on through October so if you’re in Paris go see it). Jean Paul Gaultier and his long time love for interior design finally takes its release. A … Continue reading

A Century of Fashion, Art & Dance

“The cut of the scissor is like the click of a camera or the whirr of a movie camera, like a stroke of the pencil or paintbrush: all these acts decisively isolate a form or representation, marking a surface that generates a reality. The cut puts an end to the traditional representation of the image, … Continue reading