Inspirations – super mega bonus edition

Art, design and illustration. A bit of fashion, and some other stuff… I haven’t blogged my usual monthly design finds for several months. So in order to clear the decks here’s a round up of lots of stuff to close off the year. A little rainbow of inspiration (with some darker stuff at the end, for…

Inspirations:August

Art, design and illustration tidbits [Top] Crispin Finn Rico Gunson / Msaunders / Paul Thurlby Steveespoppowers Bob and Roberta Smith / Cornish Beard Design Wheresmejumper / Normann Copenhagen Ragonia_ / Julia Bernhart Haus of Boz A holiday pic that Jemima took in Dubrovnik and just one of many stunning photos taken by Ed Horsford in…

Inspirations: July 2018

Art, design and illustration tidbits [Top] Pantone sweets by Lucia Litman (via Manrepeller). Nick Hamilton / Oliver Jeffers / Diana Lecounte Matt Blease Themeekshall /gpez Matt Blease Vicky Lindo / David Shrigley Webcomicname t-shirts!! #yay Mr Bingo / Jon Kelly Green The Sad Ghost Club / Lorien Stern I’ve no idea where this came from…

Inspirations: June 2018

Art, design and illustration tidbits [Top] Ben the Illustrator The Bathers (2015) by Amy Sherald via Women’s Art / Evan M. Cohenn / Andy Hau / Batoko (plastic waste into high quality swimwear 👍🏼) Giant Rat (aka Richard Gunson) An amazing Flikr stream called Asphalt Abrasions which I could look at ALL DAY. Props to…

Inspirations: May 2018

Art, design and illustration tidbits [Top] image by Worm London A lovely mixture of Gemma Correll for Mental Health America and pattern play and sausage dogs by Alice Apple. Beautiful things by Marni Market. Oh Hey Girl Store styling / I can’t remember who did this but it’s a representation of Estonia’s entry in Eurovision…

Inspirations: April 2018

Art, Design and Illustration tidbits [Top] ClortyCatCrafts Colour: Katie Abey Colour: Rebecca Strickson Colour: Ian Stevenson / Paul Thurlby More colour: Xenobia Bailey, US fine artist, via WomensArt Yucky: Petri Dish Crochet by Elin Thomas via WomensArt/ Connah Colourful wool: both, Jujujust Nature: Kettles Yard taken by Vickyfa. The window was painted with chalk from…

Inspirations: March 2018

Art, Design and Illustration tidbits Top: Lesley Barnes Reds: Allisonfilice / Hillergoodspeed via Its Nice That Yellows: Adam Highton / Feltmistress / Magda Archer via Jealous Gallery / smellvetica / Marco Oggian via Its Nice That (again) Pink: Thomas Burden / wutopialab_sh via LF Markey / Mr Bingo / Hillergoodspeed (again) Multi: NOW Gallery via…

Inspirations: February 2018

Design, illustration and photography tidbits [top] Seb Lester. I love Seb Lester but I especially love him when he is being sweary. Not much colour this month. Maybe it’s because of all the snow… The inimitable Vivienne Westwood / slogan via Everydaylivingincolour / Tatty Devine An amazing house via 4theloveoftoys / The Queen and Anna…

Inspirations January 2018

Stuff goes here Quite a bright start all things considered. Lots of yellow to brighten up a January. Or perhaps as a reaction to the grey… (Top/Bottom, Left/Right) Emily Coxhead, Wheresmejumper, via Fourth Trimester Magazine, the amazingly talented and brilliant Paul Thurlby, via Mother London, Donna Wilson and Katie Abey. A great little video via BBC…

Inspirations: Early December

As I adventure through browser-land, I screenshot things that inspire me, this is an attempt to catalogue some of those things Top. The legendary Morag Myerscough. Via Fashion Revolution / Art by Divya Mehra, The Bitch Blues, 2017 via Women’s Art on Twitter. This month seems to be brought to you by the denial of winter…