I missed this ad campaign last year and suspect many of you did as well given the shrinking number of magazine purchases. If it appeared online, it escaped me. That said, I’d like to share with you last year’s S/S Hugo Boss ad campaign for its beautiful fashion photography, design and art direction. Read more
You may not know him by name, but you know Edel Rodriquez’ artwork. His minimalist iterations of an eyeless orange Trump with yellow hair clad in black suit and red tie have become an internationally recognizable icon. Gracing the covers and editorials of TIME, The Economist, Der Spiegel and other magazines worldwide, Rodriquez has effectively created a visual archive of Trump’s four years in office. Read more
With the election just around the corner, the ongoing push to get out and vote continues to present us with creative and engaging executions. New York Magazine brought together 48 contemporary artists to design “I Voted” stickers for a series of four variant covers for its October 26th issue. Each magazine cover features images of 12 unique artist sticker designs with a corresponding usable sticker sheet on the inside. Read more
On June 28, 2020, the Legislature passed House Bill 1796, a bill that relinquished the Mississippi state flag, removing it from public buildings within 15 days of the bill’s effective date, and constituted a nine-member commission to design a new flag.
The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag received nearly 3,000 submissions that met the legislative criteria for the new Mississippi State Flag. By August 7th, they’d narrowed the entries to a maximum of 225. By August 10th, to 147. Of those, the Commissioners selected these nine as the finalists on August 14th. Read more
Although there shouldn’t be any, there’s been a lot of controversy over the wearing of masks as PPE (personal protection equipment) to help protect people from contracting or spreading Covid-19. Despite the recommendations of just about every accredited scientist and medical professional, contentious examples of people who indignantly refuse to wear one are recorded on mobile phones and uploaded to twitter and instagram daily. Maybe some of these stunning examples of activist art promoting the wearing of a mask will help convince the uninformed. Read more
Regardless of the debate as to whether or not wearing a face mask is an effective measure to helping stop the spread of the Coronavirus, it is a recommendation from the CDC and most state officials that one be worn when out in public during this pandemic. As some men may have already figured out, facial hair can pose a challenge when it comes to wearing a face mask with a filter. Read more
Los Angeles based multi-talented artist Seana Corcoran has not wasted her quarantined captivity for a minute. The Canadian-born Creative Director/Painter/Illustrator/Graphic Designer/Art Director has been busy whipping up this fabulous series of digital art that depicts “Social Distancing” using her wonderful minimalist renderings of celebrities Read more