art & fashion

Revisited …. adam laerkesen sculptures. plaster .Skull. flock. Cloth. ash. Wood. paint.Cast foam.Bone.

Adam Laerkesen is a member of the UP studio group based in Marrickville, Sydney. Adams work includes drama, but is well restrained creating theatrical modernism working with plaster, wood, cast foam ,paint, cloth, bone and flock his work is truly unique and breathtakingly beautiful. These sculptures sit well across retail, hospitality and residential projects. [caption id="attachment_641" align="aligncenter"...

the ACE hotel New York

Timothy Goodman is a designer, illustrator, art director and a mentor at Big Brothers Big Sisters (something I too once did and loved) . More recently, Timothy worked in-house at Apple Inc where he helped integrate Apple’s visual language, domestically and internationally, across third party environments, retail stores, events and campaign launches. He has created a variety of illustration work which has appeared in The...

The Gallery House

Luke Ogrydziak and Zoe Prillinger of Ogrydziak/Prillinger Architects a San Francisco studio created a dynamic space inserting a house into an industrial neighbourhood. The terrace like house spanning three levels incorporating private art gallery is located in South Park in area with a mix of low rise residential and industrial buildings from the 1950's. The gallery’s clean, white interior is broken by the exterior of...

reflecting life… fragile and aging

Ever since Tuomas Tolvanen was a child he had a particular interest towards manipulating and transforming matter into his own expression of the physical world; probably to understand it better. Back then this mostly meant destroying and mutilating objects.Creating objects that are enmeshed in the notion of fragility through physical and psychological virtues that reflect life fragile and aging. By cutting the steel then applying...

subtlety & experimentation from Foolscap studio

Foolscap studio was formed in 2009 and has fast become one of the most exciting young studios in Australia, charged with the task of the installation of The 18th Biennale of Sydney (no mean feat!). With a broad, yet laid back, design aesthetic, which is as much experimental as it is a response to the client’s needs, Foolscap Studio have produced interiors that focus on...

Christopher Köller photographic works from his highly-regarded series, Parádeisos.

A selection of Christopher Köller’s distinctive photographic works from his highly-regarded series, Parádeisos, is being presented by the Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP) as their 2012 Limited Edition Print fundraiser. The special viewing, which opens at CCP on Friday 20th July and runs through until Sunday 22nd July will provide a delightful glimpse into a range of earthly paradises. The photographs taken between 1997 and...

paintings by Dorryce Rock

I'm loving Dorryce Rock a former events designer who has transitioned into painting with her art revolving around the chemistry of poured colours and pigments producing colourful and muted abstract images. Her pallet is rich and full of life and leaps of the perspex base, her work would take pride across residential or commercial projects. [caption id="attachment_3775" align="aligncenter" width="498"] No Comments Read more

Vivid Sydney !

From huge 3D projections on the iconic Sydney Opera House, Customs House and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia to interactive light art sculptures, giant glowing dandelions, fiber optic sea grass and animatronic dancing lamps, this year’s lighting at Vivid Sydney has once again transformed Sydney into a colourful playground of light.From 6pm to midnight every night until Monday June 11th, there are free light shows...

Jo Hamilton…. having a yarn

Jo Hamilton loves to have a yarn as long as it can be turned into a larger than life portrait crocheted in you guessed it ... yarn. In her art Jo uses a traditional basic crochet technique taught at an early age by her Grandma. Working one knot at a time, from the inside out, row by row working directly from photographs, using no sketches,...