Tuesday, 30 November 2010

New Power Studio

New Power Studio
Established menswear stylist Thom Murphy and womenswear designer Ebru Ercon have joined fashion forces to become New Power Studio a unisex clothing brand. The brand focuses on casual relaxed clothing promoting their work through instillation and fashion video to produce a humorous, youthful and highly conceptual aesthetic.

Thom Murphy talks about why he thinks fashion videos are going to destroy fashion shoots >

Monday, 29 November 2010

James Long

James Long is best know for his knitwear and use of mixed textiles. His S/S 2011 collection features gradients on loose knits and psychedelic dip-dye shirts, a colourful and laidback collection inspired by a recent trip to Woodstock where spirited people inspired him.

Sunday, 28 November 2010

Manish Arora

Manish Arora is known for his vivid palette of riotous colours and kitsch motifs. His garments combine contemporary silhouettes with a range of traditional Indian craft methods including embroidery, appliqué and beading.

Saturday, 27 November 2010

Lorenzo Petrantoni

Lorenzo Petrantoni was born in Genoa, Italy, in 1970 and then moved to Milan, where he graduated from a graphic-design school. He started working as an art director for Young and Rubicam France and later on moved back to Italy, where he now lives and works. His passion for the period of the late 1800s led him to create illustrations throu the assembly of images retrieved from old dictionaries of that period.

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Tina Berning

Tina Berning is a Berlin-based illustrator. She started out by designing album covers for the music industry. Soon afterwards, she began to concentrate on her own picture worlds and found her expression in painting and illustration. Her work has won numerous awards and is published in countless renowned anthologies. In addition to designing campaigns for clients such as Coca-Cola, Smart, Mercedes-Benz, Shiseido and Davidoff, she works regularly for magazines such as Die Zeit, New York Times, Nylon, Playboy, SZ and Vogue.

Olivier Kugler

Olivier Kugler studied graphic design in Germany and Illustration as Visual Essay at the School of Visual Arts in New York. He exhibits his work and illustrates for editorial, book and design clients.
He was led to become an illustrator by comics he read as a child and was also encouraged by his artist father. The artists Hergé, Jean Giraud, Loustal, Otto Dix, George Grosz and David Hockney inspire him. His interest in travel and reportage photography is evident in his work style.

Sunday, 14 November 2010

Nienke Klunder

Nienke Klunder is an artist who offers a provocative look at modern American popular culture. Born in California and raised in the Netherlands, Klunder has used her role as both European and American citizen in providing an outsider/insider stance on pop culture, giving her audience a one-of-a-kind perspective on women and their roles in society. Known for working in series and sequences (what she calls “visual essays”), Nienke Klunder tells stories in a cinematic fashion with her photographs. She also creates sculptures and drawings that are sprinkled into her exhibitions to fully communicate her stories.

Friday, 5 November 2010


Berlin based fashion company C-Neeon are Clara Leskovar (textile designer) and Doreen Schultz (fashion designer). Their women's wear collections make extensive use of engineered digital prints; previously these were often very geometric and graphic, but recent collections have been more textured or softer.

Petra Borner

Petra Borner is a Swedish illustrator and artist based in London. She works with cut paper, drawing and a range of other media including embroidery. Her client list includes a number of fashion companies like Aquascutum, Cacharel and Louis Vuitton.

Assume Vivid Astro Focus

Assume Vivid Astro Focus is the alias of Brazilian Eli Sudbrack who works from a New York base; it's also the name of the collaborations he does with other people. His own site is here and you can also check out the gallery that represents him (his wallpapers are particularly recommended, although the images are a bit small to really do them justice) and some of his international projects. Minimal this isn't...