Let's talk politics! This unusual book designed by Gothenburg-based studio Ahremark is a critique on the Dublin Regulation. You wouldn't expect the publication to be discussing such a serious topic by its minimalistic design, ultra stylish layout and pink paper!
I love these illustrations by Australian illustrator Jesse Chen (aka Jyxhen). Her art work is immediately recognisable by her consistent use of simple lines and the same colour palette. Do visit her Tumblr page for more amazing work!
'A New Type of Imprint' is a beautifully designed journal on Nordic living. Their current issue is dedicated to Finland in all its glory. It features the work from artists Antti Kalevi, Osma Harvilahti and Satu Maaranen. Also, how good is that cover? Shout out to Helsinki-based Agency Leroy for the design!
I recently came across this photography series by Swedish artist Tobias Hagg. All shot from the air with drones, the photographer captures different aerial landscapes. From forests to oceans, he portrays nature as something grand and limitless.
Summer's here with Rosalina Serup's series 'Dive'. Exploring everyone's favourite activity during a hot summer day, the photographer based in Copenhagen plays with vibrant colours against a structural background. Check out her website to view more of her amazing work.
Photographer Chus Antón captures, with help from his friends and creatives Gregory Clavijo and Ahida Agirre, the youth culture in Madrid. An interesting topic considering the political environment of the city. For Antón, it was important to show the dynamic of the place and how it's constantly changing: “I love the city and I'm still fascinated by this ‘chaos’, this ‘schizophrenic’ place where people with opposite ideals and ethics live side by side. It's like a kaleidoscope.”
WIISSA is a film and photography duo consisting of Vanessa Hollander and Wilson Philippe. Together they take amazing pictures that transport us back to the Seventies.
Take a look at their website for more good stuff.
Giving a new meaning to the the term 'nude', British art director and designer Charlotte Heal and photographer Mark Sanders explore new aesthetics concerning the topic. In the series 'Contours', they combine soft fashion portraits with subtle nude silhouettes. The duo forces the viewer to take a second look by playing with pastel hues and different shapes and forms.
How I love a good gif! These by Sasha Katz are just amazing. Using only subtle movements she focusses on the dualism between natural elements and technology. Trippy.
I love these illustrations by Miranda Lorikeet. Rumor has it, she creates these drawings with just Microsoft Paint. Yes, good old Paint. Three key elements in her work are the female form, surreal landscapes and pastel colors. It's a triple win basically.
In the series 'Hidden in Plain Sight' New York-based photographer Patricia Voulgaris creates interesting deconstructed body portraits. The viewer is left with a puzzling feeling whilst Voulgaris plays with the space, various objects and materials.
In the ongoing series 'On the Periphery', photographer Sinziana Velicescu captures minimal images of Los Angeles, her hometown. Through her pictures, we get to see a new, calm side of the otherwise very stressful yet iconic city. Using photography as a form of meditation, Velicescu uses it to cope with the hectic lifestyle bound by deadlines and LA traffic.
I came across this interesting series called 'Camouflage' by Sydney-based artist Cherine Fahd. She creates really colorful yet mysterious self-portraits where she only reveals details of her body through little cut holes in sheets. It's a little weird, but that's okay.
I really loved the lookbook of Marieyat, a new, upcoming underwear and loungewear label based in London. Focusing on seamless knitwear and using natural fabrics such as silk and cotton, the brand wants to emphasize modern yet comfortable designs. Shout out to photographer Madeleine Morlet for the dreamy, unconventional lingerie photoshoot.
I really love the work of Kelia Anne MacCluskey, an American photographer who makes daily events look romantic and sometimes even dream worthy. By using pale colors and portraits of young people MacCluskey portrays a naive and almost innocent perception of the world. For more sweet stuff, check out her VSCO page.
Love the work of London based photographer and art director Mehdi Lacoste. With a great eye for composition and color, Lacoste finds the perfect balance between personal portraits and impressive backdrops. Check out his website for more inspirational projects.
There's always something intriguing about Comme des Garçons. The S/S 16 collection is no different as Rei Kawakubo surprises us with moody yet powerful garments. Exploring the concept of witches, "who are strong yet often misunderstood women" as said by her husband and business partner Adrian Joffer. Key elements of this collection? Definitely power and mystery. The mixture of fabrics, colors and volume leaves you with a feeling of "What did I just see? That's insane. I love it.". These photographs by Osma Harvilahti are the perfect tease.
If you're in the mood for some color then these photographs by Cru Camera are just what you need. Experimenting with neon lights and combining them with minimalistic floral visuals, the photographer creates stunning imagery that leans more to the imagination than reality.
Photographer Jeffrey Milstein captures the city from above in his new series 'LANY'. Shot from an altitude of 1,000 to 2,000 feet, in both New York City & Los Angeles, Milstein showcases surprising patterns only visible up in the air.
Japanese artist Kei Imazu takes a spin on oil paintings with her new series 'Broken Image'. By using different mediums, such as photography and digital collages, she creates interesting compositions. This thanks to her great eye for textures and colors.