20 November 2012

Jim Stoten: ‘Owen and the Eyeballs’

Owen & The Eyeballs

Owen and the Eyeballs is the name given to the illustration supergroup comprising Jim Stoten, Andrew Rae, Nick White, and Owen Gildersleeve. For the first and last date of their 2012 World Tour, the band have travelled to Brooklyn to perform at the closing party of illustrator Mike Perry’s community exhibition and event space ‘Wondering Around Wandering’. Before the evening’s performance, the group will be holding a costume and instrument making workshop. More information is available on the WAW project site.

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19 November 2012

Das Pop ‘A Lovely Evening Part 2′

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Our friends Das Pop kick off their theatre tour in Belgium next week where they promise to play some pretty outrageous versions of songs past and present. Frontman Bent Van Looy asked us to create a special poster to advertise the shows. You can see more of our design work for the band here.

19 November, 2012 - Posted in Art Direction & Design, Mat Maitland | | Permalink

09 November 2012

Andy Rementer – ADC Young Gun 2012

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Congratulations to Andy Rementer for becoming one of 2012’s Young Guns. The award, now in it’s tenth year, is given by The Art Directors Club, and recognises the best global creative talent under 30. Well done Andy!

09 November, 2012 - Posted in Andy Rementer, Art Direction & Design, Illustration | | Permalink

08 November 2012

Siggi Eggertsson for Little White Lies

Siggi Eggertsson Little White Lies

Siggi Eggertsson has created the latest cover for film magazine Little White Lies. To coincide with the release of The Master, the single cover features portraits of the film’s lead actors, Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman. The two images are overlaid and only become apparent when viewed through the supplied glasses. The magazine is out now.

08 November, 2012 - Posted in Art Direction & Design, Illustration, Siggi Eggertsson | | Permalink

02 November 2012

Mat Maitland for Volt Issue 12

Mat Maitland Volt Issue 12

Mat Maitland has just created a new collage for Issue 12 of Volt Magazine. In collaboration with photographer Daniel Thomas Smith and stylist Justine Josephs the illustration, part of a series, shows pieces from Martina Spotlova’s new collection in Mat’s signature style.

02 November, 2012 - Posted in Art Direction & Design, Illustration, Mat Maitland | | Permalink

02 November 2012

Northern Lights

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We’d like to thank Tank Design in Tromsø for inviting Big Active’s Gerard Saint to speak at their ‘Design vs Music’ event at the 11th Annual Insomnia Festival. Billed as a weekend of ‘Music, Movement + New Ideas’ Norway’s most northerly city also played host to the Nordic Electronic Music Convention, and live music by artists and DJ’s including Gus Gus, F.A.C.E. and Hanne Kolstø and local boys Röyksopp.

Photo courtesy of Tank Design

02 November, 2012 - Posted in Art Direction & Design, Gerard Saint, Music | | Permalink

25 October 2012

Vania Zouravliov’s Game of Thrones Poster

Vania Zouravliov // Game Of Thrones

Vania Zouravliov was commissioned by Mondo and HBO to create this poster for the cult series Game of Thrones. Launched earlier this year at Comic-Con in San Diego, the poster was screenprinted in an edition of 330 and sold out immediately.

25 October, 2012 - Posted in Art Direction & Design, Illustration, Vania Zouravliov | | Permalink

17 October 2012

Michael Kiwanuka Takes On The US

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We’d like to hi5 Michael Kiwanuka’s recent guest appearance on the Conan show last week. Michael performed a brilliant live version of ‘I’m Getting Ready’. You can watch the full clip here.

17 October, 2012 - Posted in Art Direction & Design, Music | | Permalink

08 October 2012

Siggi Eggertsson – ‘Channeling’ Show Preview

Siggi Eggertsson made a video-flyer for his upcoming exhibition at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) in Madrid, Spain. The show opens on 18th October and we’ll post more about it closer to the time. In the meantime, watch Siggi’s moody trailer above, and watch out for the flying dog.

08 October, 2012 - Posted in Art Direction & Design, Illustration, Siggi Eggertsson | | Permalink

04 October 2012

Parra – Kind Regrets at HVW8 Gallery

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Just opened by Parra is Kind Regrets, his third exhibition with Los Angeles-based HVW8 Gallery. The show features a selection of all-new work, including acrylic paintings and pen drawings, and is his first work on display since the close of his San Francisco MoMA commission in July. The exhibition runs until 11th November. For more information, visit the gallery’s site here.

04 October, 2012 - Posted in Art Direction & Design, Illustration, Parra | | Permalink

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