All posts tagged “Contemporary”

MYR Studio’s “Rain Series” Accessories: Crafted from Tärnsjö skins, Johanna Landis’ handbags are at the forefront of contemporary Swedish leather goods

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Most people would rather stay inside on a gloomy gray day; Swedish designer Johanna Landin, on the other hand, found her brilliant idea in the middle of a drizzle. Observing the patterns that rain makes as it falls on concrete, Landin discovered……

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We Are Ink’d Temporary Tattoos: Bristol-based contemporary publisher Urban Graphic taps their favorite artists for non-committal body art

We Are Ink’d Temporary Tattoos

We’ve come a long, long way since the times when getting a tattoo was the exclusive prerogative of those on society’s fringes. Getting inked is still a pretty big decision however, so trying it out beforehand can oftentimes seem like a good idea……

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London’s Inventive Catering Outfit: TART: Eclectic, international cuisine paired with contemporary art and design

London's Inventive Catering Outfit: TART

At the recent opening of multi-media artist Quentin Jones and spatial designer Robert Storey’s exhibition “The Fractured and the Feline,” Jones’ beautiful collages of cats and girls and Storey’s exciting mirrored rooms were complemented by food from……

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Inside Nashville’s Sherrick and Paul Gallery: Contemporary art takes centerstage with hopes to broaden the city’s cultural landscape

Inside Nashville's Sherrick and Paul Gallery

Nashville, Tennessee truly embraces its place as the heart of the country music industry, and doesn’t take its reputation as Music City lightly. Art dealer Susan Sherrick—after working at some of the most influential galleries in the world—tells……

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Joey Roth + Blue Bottle Coffee Moka Pot: Reimagining Italy’s 81-year-old design for contemporary coffee nerds

Joey Roth + Blue Bottle Coffee Moka Pot

As many of us have, Blue Bottle founder James Freeman discovered designer (and CH favorite) Joey Roth through his incredibly attractive Ceramic Speakers, which have long been a staple at Blue Bottle’s Brooklyn and Rockefeller Center locations. As……

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Caicifang: A New Life for Ancient Porcelain: Salvaging precious shards of history to bring a taste of tradition to contemporary design

Caicifang: A New Life for Ancient Porcelain


Since the beginning of last century, when the Qing dynasty was in its final years, China had a tradition of recovering old fragments of precious ceramic. In 1902, in the bustling commercial area south of Beijing’s Forbidden City, several workshops were already…

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks : Frank Gehry tells off contemporary architecture, Google maps the desert on camelback and Marcel the Shell returns in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks


1. Google Desert View While a robot-operated car is Google’s vehicle of choice for mapping streets, a 10-year-old camel named Raffia is doing the job of mapping the Liwa Desert in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Equipped with…

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Moniker Art Fair 2014: A celebration of contemporary art rooted in urban culture in East London

Moniker Art Fair 2014


Innovative art company Moniker Projects’ eponymous Moniker Art Fair just marked its fifth anniversary with a three-day show at The Truman Brewery in the creative and commercial center…

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Fashion and Nature in China: Su Guangyu: The Beijing fashion designer on his inspiring childhood island home and contemporary state of Chinese fashion

Fashion and Nature in China: Su Guangyu


A renaissance in local traditions and, in turn, the rise of a new contemporary Chinese identity is becoming a key issue among many young creatives living in the capital. When it comes to defining the core features of Chinese style, the link between…

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Interview: Aesthetics and Therapeutics Lab : The collaborative video artist and therapist discuss contemporary dome art, and its ability to serve as a space of wonder, stimulation and healing

Interview: Aesthetics and Therapeutics Lab


by Ikechukwu Casmir Onyewuenyi The last time CH spoke with video artist Jakob LeBaron Dwight, he remarked on the effects of light entrainment on the brain and the possible restorative value of light in the context of art. Dwight’s body of work…

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