Tsuwaki was born in Hiroshima but now lives in Tokyo. He developed his current style in 1994 when he started using the computer for illustration. His smooth, elongated figures are wide-eyed and knowing, with a touch of the extraterrestrial about them.
Melissa Contreras (California) illustrations and crafts are both beautiful and whimsical. Check out her website at Axelhoney axel_h on Flickr
Tokyo design duo D-Bros (aka Yoshie Watanabe and Ryosuke Uehara), launched in 1995 have earned a loyal consumer following for their innovative sensibility. D-BROS products includes a wide range of items, such as greeting cards, other stationery and interior accents. Also available at dedece+
The earthy beauty of mother nature inspired art like batiks and tie-dyes in the season’s feminine, flirtatious shapes available at INTERMIX. Featuring Designers Catherine Malandrino, Corey Lynn Calter, Diane von Furstenberg, Robert Rodriguez, Tocca to name a few.
N.E.E.T Magazine is about supporting DIY craftsmanship and originality. Non-profit online publication showcasing grassroots fashion and creativity. Everything has been created by talented young people from all corners of the globe. The photography, the illustrations and all the wares have been produced (or thrifted) with passion and style. This is a great opportunity for creators […]
From an early age of 6, Betz White learned to knit her first pink purse out of sparkly acrylic yarn. That momentous start eventually led her to a Degree in Fashion Design. Today her creations include original knitted designs along with recycled wool and cashmere. Betz has been experimenting with felting and fulling wool for […]
Karen Walker is a New Zealand born fashion designer with a reputation for her original, effortless and unpretentious style. Her main line focuses on dresses and tailoring with a youthful, slouchy subverted chic. Her signature style is to take the luxurious or the overtly feminine and downplay it or to give boyish looks a feminine […]
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illusive: Contemporary Illustration and its Context (ISBN: 3899550854) is a collection of contemporary illustration from around the world that addresses the variety of existing techniques and puts them into context with explanatory text. It features personal designs alongside fashion illustration and commercial work produced for books or magazines – a diversity that reveals how the […]
June 18, 1971, Sacramento, CA S. Britt‘s charming illustrations are at once nostalgic and contemporary. His work has appeared in advertising, magazines, newspapers, music, publishing, children’s books, product, greeting cards, posters and character development. Clients include Chronicle Books, The LA Weekly, Girl Scouts of America, TVLand, Scholastic, Giro Helmets, American Greetings, The Wall Street Journal, […]