Where fashion and architecture meet

A monochromatic film by LA-based filmmaker Eliot Lee Hazel, who has also done visual work for Thom York and Beck. Says Hazel: “In this film, imagery that is simultaneously epic and poetic combines to produce an intimate portrayal of a symbolic central figure.” Watch the video in its entirety below: You may also like:

Craving wilderness/Out to Live

More ‘inspiration boost’ patches from the [easyazon_link keywords=”Asilda Store” locale=”US” tag=”wells01-20″]Asilda Store[/easyazon_link]. One of the main benefits of walking in nature is that trees inspire feelings of awe./ [easyazon_link identifier=”B01I4RSHP0″ locale=”US” tag=”wells01-20″]Craving Wilderness Embroidered Sew or Iron-on Patch[/easyazon_link] Disconnect and live a little./ [easyazon_link identifier=”B017GI0HJ2″ locale=”US” tag=”wells01-20″]Out to Live Glow in the Dark Outdoor Embroidered Sew […]

Van Gogh’s fascination with Japan

Japanese art flooded Western Europe when in 1854, America forced Japan to open its borders to trade. Some of the prints of Japanese woodcuts made it all the way to Vincent Van Gogh in Paris. He grew obsessed with ukyio-e, or “pictures of the world,” joyful elements he copied into his own art. ‘Seeing with […]

Questioning the potency of graphic design

Shepherd Fairey’s iconic “Hope” poster helped electrify the Obama campaign in 2008. Yet, it was Trump’s simplistic “Make America Great Again” red baseball hat that helped spread his message during the 2016 election. The fact that the cap looked undesigned was its greatest asset. Bad design makes an indelible impression too. Evaluating the impact of […]

Newsletter: ‘Beauty is often odd’

Hi Friends, below are some interesting links I stumbled upon this week.  Summary: Stephen King lists out his top 10 favorite books. Leonardo da Vinci obsessed over water. ‘Zuckerman’ educated the Senate this week on the internet. Ellen Weinstein writes about famous artists and their odd rituals. And the ‘dog photographer’ William Wegman talks about his Weimaraners in […]