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MaricorMaricar Interview

Out of Sydney, the all encompassing skill sets of twins Maricor & Maricar have seen them do work for SBS, Architecture in Helsinki, Eskimo Joe, as well as their latest video for Murder by Death. MaricorMaricar cover graphic design, illustration and animation. Quite a wide variety of skill sets. Do you both have such versatility […]

Photographer Chuck Bradley

Originally from Pennsylvania, Chuck Bradley started his professional career shortly after arriving in Sydney in 1991. Largely experimental, his recent work plays with a technique called wet plate collidion, a process developed in the 1850′s. What have you been up to lately? Over the past months, I have been exploring the process of wet plate collodion photography. […]

Illustrator Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown lives down in Launceston, Tasmania and has been working as a Graphic Designer for the past 5 years. His Illustration is just a hobby for the moment but I don’t think it will be too long before he’ll be working on it full time, check out his work below. Hey Patrick, Can you […]

Illustrator Rhys Cooper

Melbourne boy Rhys Cooper has been making a name for himself in the Aus Rock poster scene, working for such bands as Them Crooked Vultures, Rage Against the Machine, Queens of the Stone Age and Pearl Jam amongst others. Hi Rhys, Could you tell us about your illustrating background? I was one of those kids […]

Andrew Johnstone from Semi-Permanent

Publisher of the long standing design blog Design is Kinky, Andrew Johnstone has expanded his activity to include publishing EMPTY Magazine, now in its 17th issue. He is also the organiser of the design event Semi-Permanent, which this year will be held in Sydney, Melbourne, New Zealand, Brisbane and Perth. You run Design is Kinky, […]

Interview with Sam Knest

We spoke to Perth artist Sam Knest about what he has been up to lately, which includes exhibiting in the group art show “Give Way” on at the Mixtape Gallery in Northbridge, Perth until the 21st of February. There is a lot more nice pieces over on his website, including a piece done for Semi […]

Stephen Banham from Letterbox

Stephen Banham has had a lot to say about typography over the years, especially within the Australian scene. Founding Letterbox in 1991, the studio has since undertaken many typographic projects, including the much sought after Qwerty series and Ampersand, as well as helping publish many great fonts such as League, Kevlar and Bisque. If you […]

Interview with Lilian Darmono

Currently working in London, multi talented Art Director/Illustrator/Designer and Conceptor Lilian Darmono already has a broad range of happy clients under her belt. Her work screams talent, her designs and animations are warm and engaging, as you can see for yourself. What have you been up to lately? Right at this moment, I’m in ‘exile’, […]

Artist Sam Leach

Sam Leach has been painting full time since 2006 when he won the Metro5 prize, which enabled him to spend the next year locked in the studio. For the last three years Sam has been a finalist in the Archibald Portrait Prize and he has won a number of other prestigious awards. His latest works […]

Comic book artist Andie Tong

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 […]

Sonja Plummer from Storm the Stage

Now in its sixth year, Storm the Stage is a Nationwide talent competition open to students between the ages of 16 and 19. A Rotary International New Generations Event, the competition was set up to promote and develop the acting and stage performances of Australian youth. The National final is set to go off at […]

Interview with Sam Jinks (NSFW)

Sam Jinks currently lives and works in Melbourne where he spends his time creating hyper-realistic Sculptures out of Silicon. With a background in Film and Television effects, he has been a commercial sculptor for 11 years, the last 5 working on his own art full time. Hi Sam, could you tell us a little about […]