Starry Night by Van Gogh

Van Gogh is one of my favourite artists. The painting "Starry Night" is one of my favourites of his. It is an authentic landscape and a projection of Van Gogh's inner being. It is also one of his most beloved.  Vortexes of deep azure spin around stars and a crescent moon.  A giant green, black … Continue reading Starry Night by Van Gogh

Street Art on Street View – Newtown & Surrounds

GOOGLE STREET VIEW is an excellent way in which to find street art.  I also believe that the camera is placed a little higher than one can get standing in the street allowing a different perspective in which to view them. If you would like a hand with a design project, please Get in Touch. Simon … Continue reading Street Art on Street View – Newtown & Surrounds

Ukiyo-e woodblock print of a cuckoo and azaleas by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai

Ukiyo​-e, Pictures of the floating world

Ukiyo -e, translated as "pictures of the floating world," has indeed captured wisps of the natural beauty that one sees around us every day. The phrase "floating world" derived from a Buddhist notion of the transience of earthly life.  To a devout Buddhist, our time on earth though experienced as suffering was only a stage … Continue reading Ukiyo​-e, Pictures of the floating world

La La Land a must see for designers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pdqf4P9MB8 I saw La La Land this weekend and Damien Chazelle musical is brilliant and emotional tribute to the 1950's musical.  Visually stunning eye candy for my inner graphic designer. Not so much a visual re-imaging of Los Angeles as a opportunity to see it through an artists eye. Chazelles last film, "Whiplash"used Jazz as … Continue reading La La Land a must see for designers