Laura Slater is a talented designer who works from her print shop in West Yorkshire with the goal of designing objects for the every day that are informed by an interaction of colour and shape.
Elvia Perrin is an artist and printer based in Austin, Texas. She makes prints that are quietly minimalist, up close you can see lots of detail and textures that give her works depth and originality.
Inspired by the likes of Wassily Kandinsky and Edvard Munch, Koshiro Onchi was a pioneer of abstract art in Japan, he also modernised printmaking and paved the way for other artists.
These prints by Melbourne-based artist Ellie Malin are abstract and unpredictable, merging the natural materials, such as paper and wood used to create them, with the final outcome.
Stepping outside the box is Chicago-based creative Chad Kouri, an artist who experiments with flat colours and forms to create unique compositions using a number of different mediums.
Inspired by the Japanese aesthetic, artist and creative Ann Symes has been using the ancient method of woodblock printing to create unusual and abstract patterns on paper.
I’d like to turn our collective attention now to an American sculptor who has altered his medium of creativity and found heart in the art of printmaking, not through illustrations of his own but that of the natural world with an ongoing series of woodcuts from a great diversity of tree species. Th
“Modern Living” specialists West Elm put together this terrific little film after meeting the world’s great hand-block printing artisans on a recent trip to northern India’s Rajasthan. They asked the craftsmen if they would produce a special collection of quilts for the store
Creative Review release their second studio visit, this time they visit Mr. Smith’s Letterpress Workshop in South London. This movie mainly features the owner of this little studio, an independent letterpress printer called Kelvyn Smith, as he prepares for the Reverting to Type letterpress exhibit
Sometimes you see products and you think to yourself, how on earth are they made? Usually I watch those shows that explain in-depth, but a lot of the time they are just for mass produced stuff (like the Crayola video I posted up on our twitter this week). This is the same sort of thing […]