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A playful, cute and surprisingly moving depiction of dedication to one’s craft, How to Make Sushi is both an ode to the beauty of this commitment and a reflection on its pitfalls.
The Jakarta-based photographer is charmed by the permanence of the medium. “There’s no do-over, no Photoshopping or airbrushing. It commemorates my subject at that very moment,” she notes. The fragmented portraits are reminiscent of scanning our memories for a past rendezvous, making the collages feel like dreaming about an old friend.
A comprehensive overview of Parr’s black and white work, created between 1970-1984 and seen as formative to the photographer’s distinct aesthetic, the book includes 20 unseen images alongside shots from series The Non Conformists, Bad Weather and A Fair Day.
In a new book, Markus Lange delves into the life and work of German graphic designer Karl-Heinz Drescher. For almost 40 years, Drescher was the in-house graphic designer for the Berliner Ensemble theatre in East Germany and the book celebrates his ongoing dedication to type-based design, even in a harsh political climate.
This autumn, Coal Drops Yard in King’s Cross has some colourful new residents. Created by It’s Nice That, Double Take is designed to get visitors to look twice and discover something new about the area. We chat to the team behind the project to find out how they created an installation to stop shoppers in their tracks.
A Practice for Everyday Life has developed the identity for the American Hardwood Export Council’s London Design Festival project _Legacy,_ – which invites the heads of cultural institutions from London to commission new furniture for the organisation.
Created to appeal to Lego lovers everywhere, the campaign by French agency BETC includes a live action adventure caper directed by Traktor and a series of vignettes that send positive political messages about the power of creativity.
The Artober event will see new and exclusive artworks by Yoshitomo Nara, Hank Willis Thomas, Simone Legno of tokidoki, and Carlos Rolón, sold in month-long sales, with a portion of profits going to organisations selected by the artists, while The eBay Foundation donates a further $20,000.
The fashion and celebrity photographer known for his super slick images of Beyoncé – including the cover of her first solo album Dangerously in Love – Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Britney Spears and Mariah Carey, has unveiled photos taken in 2002 for Bowie’s Heathen album.
As a further development of its BoKlok modular housing project, SilviaBo is a collaboration with the Queen of Sweden and construction firm Skanska to make affordable and accessible homes for the older generations.
The advert literally laughs in the face of complainants that said the rapper was “too black”, among many comments made against the broadcaster’s presenters and actors, which range from ridiculous to abusive.
Los Angeles-based painter Nick McPhail creates illustrative, layered paintings that feature landscapes and architectural elements, using a colour palette of cool pastel and bright neon tones in combination with Renaissance layering techniques.