The story goes that when John Lennon wrote the song “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!” from album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, he found inspiration in an ad heavy Victorian circus poster. Well when Beatles fanatic Peter Dean found this out he wanted a copy of that flyer for himself, however all he could find were less-than-suitable reproductions. So in true artist form, Dean created his own version in all of its glorious pain-staking detail.
Charts and graphs! NYFW SS12 vs. LFW SS12:
Every season, designers play with colours from the same palette. That’s not a coincidence, it’s the work of forecasters, fabric suppliers and vendors like Pantone. So even though the full palette is predetermined — the choices designers then make are interesting. And when you consider the choices made across all of London and New York it shows how a whole region has interpreted that palette… (» more)
I checked out EDITD on Folu’s recommendation. You should, too.
This is beautiful!
Interview with Benjamin Harff, upcoming Tolkien illustrator and creator of the Edel-Silmarillion
On one of my wanderings around the internet I stumbled upon the article “Edel-Silmarillion als Diplomarbeit”. As by chance I discovered the most beautiful copy of The Silmarillion I had ever seen.
With a little help from the kind people of Der Herr der Ringe I got into contact with the creator of this “Edel-Silmarillion”, Benjamin Harff. He accepted to do an interview about his art work.
I truly hope to see more Tolkien art from this upcoming Tolkien artist! But for now enjoy this interview and the pictures of his version of The Silmarillion.
n9ve’s most recent production, The Alphabet 2. Enjoy!
The Alphabet 2(by n9ve)
The Alphabet 2- a horn book video experiment - is a developmental spelling - video where each character visually represents the meaning of the word itself. Playing with different techniques and materials into little and big spaces, but always focusing on Helvetica font’s proportions. A collection of words in a delightful spelling-video.