Gallery sitting Perfect Information at Kings ARI today.
Things are a bit quiet in terms of visitors, but there is still plenty going on inside.
Desktructure Organisers by Hector Serrano.
I’ve my eye on the warehouse set. Just beautiful.
Quick snaps of party products that were in the studio today.
on lovely things
The Swaine Adeney Top Zip Wet Pack from Sterling and Burke. Made from English Bridle Hide with brass hardware. A classic example of from following function beautifully with a quality build to last a lifetime.
The Merchant Fox Solid Silver and Horn Comb. Made in Lancashire from natural horn, ethically sourced, with the silver edge hand applied by a master silversmith. Sadly the gorgeous simplicity of this piece betrays its luxury price tag.
Human Tooth and Sterling Silver ring from Van Der Glas. Each ring is made from donated teeth, or if you prefer, you may provide your own teeth upon commission for an added discount. I’ve always had a strange fascination with human teeth and the thought of having one beautifully set in a ring, appeals greatly. A brave design from Van Der Glas, but she’s certainly won me over.
Acne Star ancle boots from Acne with stacked leather heel. These have a beautiful silhouette, look stable enough to dance in, and are all in all a neat little package. I wish it were still winter.
The 2012 Look Book for cycling company Csepel Royal.
Bright, bold, ridiculously colourful and guaranteed to make the brand stand out amongst competitors. No word on who the AD or photographer were, but whoever you are, nicely played.
Some incredible work from RAW COLOUR duo Daniera ter Haar and Christop Brach.
The balance of colour, tone and shape in these works is just breathtaking.
Following the recent 40th anniversary of the release of Ziggy Stardust, I’ve been revisiting all Bowie’s classic seventies albums. Those iconic 12” sleeves are imprinted on my visual DNA and played a big part in my becoming a designer — the hours I spent trying to copy the sleeve of Aladdin Sane onto my school rucksack. Inspired by seeing the ‘Art Remix’ series by Gary Andrew Clarke, I thought I’d apply the same thinking to this seminal series of albums which were such an important part of my life growing up as a teenager in Leeds. I’ll probably do a limited run of A1/A2 posters, if you’re interested let me know. Stand well back for full effect…
Incredible work from the lads at Northbank Studio
on new work from Callum Ponton
Some stunning new work from my good friend and fellow photographer Callum Ponton.
Young Adult - A Photographic Study of Young Reader
New work from Callum Ponton
‘The photographs in this project attempt to explore a growing group of young people aged between eighteen and twenty-five who express a keen interesting in reading both classic and contemporary literature. This sub-culture is visually represented through an ironic juxtaposition of delapidated novels and contemporary studio imaging techniques. Conceptually the series presents novels that have been borrowed from young readers when asked for the oldest book in their collection. All of them show signs of ageing and decay, bearing the marks of years of love and adoration. When presented as a part of a published article each image is design to accompany an interview with the owner, discussing the book itself along with their passion for literature.
The images present the books as objects, placed upon a pedastal and isolated against neutral grey tones. Despite the worn nature of the novels they are presented with a refined contemporary aesthetic that appropriates the language of product and commercial photography and contrasts this against the beloved, personal nature of the books.’