“Possibly the most comprehensive photographic survey of safety cones ever.” They are designed to be high visibility, yet are so ubiquitous that many become blind to them. They warn of impending danger, of hazards ahead. They are perceived to make us safer and are often dutifully obeyed. They are seconded by some into purposes outside […]
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Sasquatch Magazine is a new limited edition illustration focused magazine from Australia. The endeavour of Sasquatch Magazine is to feature emerging artists, local and international talent from a variety of visual industries and represent arts mediums such as paints, inks, stencils, spray paints, pens, markers, charcoal, crayons, pixels and fabric. Copies can be purchased online.
Interesting concept: Artist Fiona Morgan of WhereFishSing.com is creating a cookbook with a difference. One that is filled with original artwork as well as recipes so delicious that the fact they are vegetarian (meatless meals) may well go undetected by your dinner guests. The aim is to have people swoon with yum and not care […]
Originally from Perth, Western Australia and now based in London, Andie is a regular artist on the UK title of ‘Spectacular Spider-Man’. Other credits include ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’, ‘Masters of the Universe’, ‘Starship Troopers’ and Batman Strikes’. We caught up with Andie to find out more about the industry and how he got his […]
Arcade Publications has some great titles, currently launching ‘Our Girls: Aussie Pin-ups of the 40s and 50s’ by Madeleine Hamilton. Also pictured is ‘Hoax Nation: Australian Fakes and Frauds, from Plato to Norma Khouri‘ by Simon Caterson. ‘Making Modern Melbourne’ by Jenny Lee…and finally ‘Madame Brussels: This Moral Pandemonium’ by LM Robinson.
“Roll up! Roll up! As Wooden Toy Quarterly has a special announcement. A recent feature was changed around in the next instalment of THE MUSIC EDITION paving the way for a new Art Gallery of Sorts. We have 8 spots (pages) available and we’re inviting all budding designers, artists and illustrators to submit a non-published […]
Wallpaper/Phaidon’s City Guide to Osaka has just been released. Born and raised in Adelaide, its author, Gordon Kanki Knight, is now the Tokyo correspondent for Wallpaper* magazine.
“Crooks Like Us” by Peter Doyle takes a look at Sydney’s underworld in the 1920′s. Fantastic mugshots, the clothes and style is impressive. Via atimetoget and ffffound.
Written and researched by Iain McIntyre, this book reveals the vital history of creative resistance in Australia through tales of Indigenous resistance, convict revolts and escapes, picket line hi-jinks, student occupations, creative direct action, media pranks, urban interventions, squatting, blockades, banner drops, street theatre and billboard liberations. Published by Breakdown Press (breakdownpress.org)
Currently residing in Switzerland, Cassandra Allen is an Illustrator who specialises in Children’s books. After studying Fine Art, Multimedia and Photography in Australia, she had success working in Melbourne’s Prahran, before upping and moving in 2007 to Europe. Amongst other things, she has gone on to illustrate Sing! which every Aussie who went to an […]
The 3rd edition of Crafty Magazine entitled “Around the Campfire” has been printed and is now available on Etsy. Featuring Camilla Engman, Andrea Innocent, Neil Boyack and Shawn Mitchell.
I MAKE STUFF: the beta edition Co editors Rebecca Jobson and Ramona Barry asked 29 makers around the world why they make stuff. Ceramicists, jewelers, painters, graffiti artists, toymakers,musicians, textile designers, sculptors, bootmakers, and illustrators all give new insight into their practice, their passion and their craft.