Meg Lewis is the founder of Ghostly Ferns and works with happy companies to execute thoughtful brand strategy and usable, clean and friendly design across various platforms. She never takes herself too seriously but this didn’t stop Ghostly Ferns from being nominated for Agency of the year at the Net Awards, Meg is also currently nominated for designer of the year for the second time in a row, read her interview after the jump.
Innen zine just released a new fanzine by it girl Chloë Sevigny, titled No Time For Love, the photobook is filled with snapshots from photobooths and candid images of the men in her life – from her father to her first loves – plastered with stickers to keep their privacy, of course. Hit Read More to see more images.
Singer and composer Natasha Khan, whom you may know under the monicker Bat For Lashes, directed the short film entitled I Do. It will form part of Madly, the MTV feature project on the theme of love that will premiere at Toronto Film Festival next September. Other shorts in the feature include films directed by Gael Garcia Bernal, Sebastian Silva and Mia Wasikowska. In the meantime have a look at this short film she directed for YMC, soundtracked by an unreleased collaboration between Khan and Beck.
Polly Brown is an English artist and photographer living in London. Maybe you remember her for her project “Plants”, a collection of portraits of potted plants found in the office of some of the worlds most iconic brands and companies, her photos were also featured in various campaigns and projects across the world for clients such as Frieze, Givenchy, Roksanda Ilincic and The Gourmand. Discover more about her and her new projects after the break!
Bjork has finally released her Andrew Thomas Huang directed short film for Black Lake. The short film was commissioned by MOMA as part of her retrospective, it’s created in collaboration with the 3D design firm Autodesk and the wardrobe is designed by Iris Van Herpen. Watch it below!
Jessica Walsh is a graphic designer, art director and partner at Sagmeister & Walsh in New York. Maybe you you remember our interview with her, but being such a prolific creative force, we couldn’t possibly have told you everything about her. Then mark your calendar for July 31, 2015, when Jessica will be at the Revolution Hall in Portland in person to discuss inspiration and design, and answer a few questions from the public. Post your questions to Twitter tagging @aigaportland and get tickets here.
Tracey Emin, one of Britain’s most celebrated contemporary artists, has provided cover artwork for the new Penguin Modern Classics editions of Henry Miller’s novels Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. They are scribbles and Schiele-esque swirls, shadowy dark smudges of bodies in motion and, as you may have guessed, they perfectly fit the books’ content.
Cybèle Young is a renowned artist and author living in Toronto and spending her days creating miniature worlds from fine Japanese papers. Her critically acclaimed work has been exhibited across the world, resides in major collections and in the private homes of collectors such as Ben Stiller, Noah Baumbach, Christian Louboutin and George Soros. She has won over twenty grants and awards including a four-month Canada Council studio residency in Paris. Cybèle has both written and illustrated 8 picture books to date and won the Governor General’s Award for for her book “Ten Birds” in 2011. She works in a diverse range of mediums, but always at the root is a close connection to the hand, to paper and to the drawn line. “Some Changes Were Made”, her first New York solo exhibition, is opening on June 4th at Forum Gallery and will be representing 3 years of art production. Hit Read More and discover Cybèle’s tiny worlds!
On May 17 in one of MoMA’s prestigious sixth-floor galleries opened Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971. This exhibition is a major event of the museum’s summer season and surveys the decisive decade that led up to Ono’s unauthorized exhibition at MoMA in 1971, bringing together approximately 125 of her early objects, works on paper, installations, performances, audio recordings, and films, alongside rarely seen archival materials. Get more info about lectures and related events clicking the link below.
Sky Ferreira is working on “Masochism”, the follow-up LP to 2013′s “Night Time, My Time”. Recently she also announced another project: a film co-written with director and frequent collaborator Grant Singer. It’ll be out this summer, she said, and will be accompanied by a new song. In the meantime check the video for “Everything is embarassing” directed by Singer as well.