Archive for June, 2011

Now, here are some of my favorite illustrations by Sandra Dieckmann. Her work encompasses a variety of application, from magazine covers and drawings to T-shirts and patterns. Design seems to be a central focus, along with an obvious tendency toward animals. images via her website. Advertisements


colored in

21Jun11

Having just shared a collaborative project between two artists, I wanted to devote an individual entry to each of the artists. So, here are some examples of Jamie Mills‘s independent work. You can see the colors of the collaborative project come through in his solo work, not to separate elements of the cohesive collaborative project. […]


The following images are postcards from a collaborative project between Jamie Mills and Sandra Dieckmann. They depict ten of the world’s most endangered species with a variety of grey line and primary color designs. It’s a simple project that simultaneously reminds the viewer of these animals’ situation and yet brings aesthetic enjoyment. You caan see […]


airport park

20Jun11

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport now includes an airport park – an amazing new addition that exemplifies public art that is both eco-friendly and engaging. Areas of the park exist indoors and outdoors, including pieces of nature in actuality and reproduction. Living trees accompany images of world-famous parks, while subtle projections of nature flicker throughout the park. […]


ornate details

18Jun11

I admired this stencil I found on a sidewalk in Budapest. I suppose the artist handmade the stencil so that it relates to the ornate designs that are incorporated in doorways and detailed areas of buildings throughout the city. Something about seeing a similar design on the ground, from one person’s recent handiwork, invokes a […]


shifting gears,

18Jun11

While I was abroad these last few weeks (hence, the reason I have not been keeping up with this blog), I kept my eyes out for art in public spaces, documenting what I could. Budapest seemed to have the most active community of street artists, though I also discovered quite a bit in London and […]