Monthly Archive for April, 2010

Leandro Castelao

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LEANDRO CASTELAO

ILLUSTRATION Leandro has a pretty awesome illustration style. I’m loving his line work.

Superluxe invites you

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SUPERLUXE INVITES YOU

EVENTS Hi all! Just wanted to invite everyone to visit my pop-up window installation at 74 New Montgomery, SF. The window will be on view until May 14th. The installation promotes a satirical catalog of products that provide customers with a toolkit for instant luxury branding success. These fictitious products are intended to draw attention to the branding mystique and marketing gimmicks that currently make luxury luxurious. Let me know what you guys think of it.

We are public

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WE ARE PUBLIC

GRAPHIC DESIGN I find the design coming out of We Are Public really creative and forward thinking. My favorite project from them is a set of flags that express more accurately the natures of the world’s up-and-coming superpowers: Russia’s stranglehold on oil and gas lines; Israel’s defense capabilities; Japan’s ever-expanding workforce; China’s peerless manufacturing ability; and India’s industrial strength.

Oakland museum re-opening

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OAKLAND MUSEUM RE-OPENING

EVENTS My designer friend, Dave Gottwald over at the Oakland Museum contacted to let me know about their grand re-opening! He’s been working with the history team for the past year to revitalize the museum. The grand re-opening is on May 1 at 11:00 am to May 2 at 6:00pm. Admission will be free. Go check it out.

Horizons

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EVOLUTION

GOLD STAR Pretty awesome sculpture!

Mel Kadel

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MEL KADEL

ART Mel has a portfolio of stunning art work. She will be showing some pieces at Subliminal Project. The exhibition features works from over a dozen female artists handpicked by the gallery and co-curator Deedee Cheriel.

Super green shoe box

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SUPER GREEN SHOE BOX

SAVING THE WORLD Puma and Fuseproject, the design firm led by Yves BĂ©har, have been working together for the past three years on this eco-friendly shoe box. Pretty amazing how the new box design will reduce Puma’s cardboard use by a whoppin’ 65%!

Tiny little chairs

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TINY LITTLE CHAIRS

FINDINGS I’ve got my eye on this one.

Eric Ellis

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ERIC ELLIS

ILLUSTRATION Eric has a pretty solid portfolio filled with some really nice vector art. He has an experimental studio, Noon Studio, where he works on various pencil drawings. His illustration style reminds me Geoff McFetridge’s work.

CR new look

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CR NEW LOOK

MAGAZINE The new April issue of Creative Review will reveal their new look. How do you guys feel about the new masthead?