Magnet Art in Brighton!

Fancy having your work turned into a magnet? 

Brighton Open – ‘An Exhibition of Modern Magnetic Art’ is open for submissions until 1st April

Send up to two images to the link below – they will be exhibiting along Brighton seafront on May 7th!

http://brightonopen.blogspot.com/

Softnews Project: Blow Your Nose on the News?

softnews05Studio Makkink & Bey worked with the Portugese tradition of lover’s handkerchiefs to produce these stitched news stories on handkerchiefs. Check out the whole story on designboom.

Stoll Knitting Trend Books

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Stoll is a flat-knitting machine company that pioneers new technology and techniques to push the boundaries of knit design. Check out their Trend Collection Autumn/Winter 09/10 and New Trend Collection 2010 for loads of inspiration.

FashionBook.com

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FashionBook.com provides online portfolios for fashion photographers, hair and make-up artists, agents, illustrators, and stylists. Check out the work of make-up artists such as Jorge Serio and stylists such as Timothy Reukauf.

Upcycled Packaging to Lights

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Anke Weiss has designed these lights by pinpricking around the designs on food and drink packaging to allow light to shine through. These were exhibited at Dutch design week last year.

Amazing Handcut Images

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Bovey Lee is a Chinese artist who has contemporised a folk-art tradition of handcut images by digitising the work before handcutting them on rice paper.

Paintings of Jumbled Society

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Amy Casey describes her paintings as a reflection of the state of the world today – there is chaos and yet still connections in her landscapes.