Holi 2013: The Festival of Colors

“This week Hindus around the world celebrated Holi, the Festival of Colors. Holi is a popular springtime celebration observed on the last full moon of the lunar month. Participants traditionally throw bright, vibrant powders at friends and strangers alike as they celebrate the arrival of spring, commemorate Krishna’s pranks, and allow each other a momentary…

Tokyo Nights by Liam Wong

Liam Wong is a graphic designer / director. See the art prints on Society6. ‘My name is Liam Wong, and I work in the video games industry as Graphic Design Director at Ubisoft, where I direct the ‘look and feel’ / visual identity for games. Originally from Scotland, two and a half years into my…

Origami Street Art

Origami Paper installation in the National Art Museum of Singapore. For the festival Masak Masak! Children Season. Giant suspension with spheric shapes, fishes and boats in the beautiful rotunda. — Born and raised in the high mountains of Savoy, Mademoiselle Maurice is a French artist of 29 years. Following study Architecture in Lyon, worked in…

Odd Pears

Odd Pears is an Australian-based company founded by Brock Skyes. They sell socks in Pears, not pairs. A Pear is three individual socks, two matching, one odd. Brock reached out to me to create a series of images to be used as posters and postcards to promote their polka-dotted collection. The result is a surreal, fantastically…

Do Ho Suh

This solo exhibition by artist Do Ho Suh features work ranging from large-scale architectural installations and sculptures, to works on paper and video. Operating within a distinctly twenty-first century global mode, Suh crafts evocative works that reflect ideas of home, identity, and personal space. In his work, Suh draws on his personal experiences growing up…

A 300 Year old Color Guide Book

“I encountered this Dutch book from 1692 in a French database today and it turns out to be quite special – says Erik Kwakkel, a Medieval book historian at Leiden University, The Netherlands. For one thing, no Dutch scholar appears to have published on it, or even to know about it. Moreover, the object is…