Posts by Claire Ha


January 21, 2012

Whimsically Creative Veiny Typography

Illustrator and designer Jessica Hische, who has an array of big name clients including Barnes & Nobles, American Express, Victoria Secret, has created Veiny Type, typography that is reminiscent of a heart with its purple, blue and reds colors and, of course, its veins. It was created for her client Chatelaine and accompanied an article about women’s heart health.

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January 18, 2012

Mysteriously Surreal Charcoal Drawings

Vronique La Perrire M.’s charcoal drawings are surreal and almost a bit creepy, yet one can’t help but to continue to look at them and wonder what’s going on. La Perrire describes her art by saying, “My artistic practice is choreographed around questions that relate to memory, perception and identity. Through the medium of drawing, printmaking, sculpture, installation and video, my research addresses the work of time and its imprint.

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January 17, 2012

Artistic Colored Pencil Table

Colored pencils are not only great for creating art, they can be art themselves! We’ve already seen this once with the gorgeous gradient color pencil display and now we see it again with sculptor Motohiro Tomii’s Table of Pencils, an installation at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo in 2011. The Table of Pencils seems beautifully simple yet there was a lot of thought behind it.

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January 11, 2012

Healing Broken Butterflies

Artist Anne ten Donkelaar heals damaged butterflies by giving them new wings made of a variety of materials including gold, old maps, roots, threads and embroidery. Although the butterflies are no longer alive, they are given a new lease on life with their interesting new wings which are both beautiful and intricately designed. Donkelaar, who is inspired by nature and found objects, has created a stunning series by creatively reviving these delicate insects.

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