Design

Leia Bell

Blowing up on the rock-poster scene, Leia Bell is bringing a new show of posters and original paintings titled “The Business of Ferrets” to the Richard Goodall Gallery in London Sept. 29 – Oct. 25. After only seven years Bell has created 250 limited edition hand-printed silk-screened music posters for bands such as Echo and The Bunnymen, The Darkness, My Chemical Romance, and The Decemberists.[…..]

Peter Marigold

British designer Peter Marigold’s obsession with storage has led him to do several pieces where he studies how geometric phenomena can be the basis for creating structures. This year’s Split Series was based on the 360 principle, splitting a form into angled pieces and then inverting them achieves a total of 360 degrees. While his work may be based in geometry, his pieces flow poetically[…..]

Arne Quinze

On Sept. 14 Belgian artist/designer Arne Quinze’s latest work “Cityscape” will open on the suburban streets of Brussels, Belgium. The enormous wooden sculpture is 131-feet long, 82-feet wide and 39-feet high and will stand for year in Brussels’ luxury district. Quinze, the artistic director of design company Quinze and Milan,says of his piece, “‘Cityscape’ resembles a frozen movement, speed caught in time.” The piece encourages[…..]

Amir H. Fallah

Opening this Thursday at the RHYS Gallery in Boston will be an exhibition of several new works by Los Angeles-based artist Amir H. Fallah. On view in the gallery will be one of Fallah’s signature fort/terrarium installations which will contain live cacti and music by Minor Threat. Fallah, who is also the founder and creative director of Beautiful/Decay Magazine, has exhibited internationally with the Third[…..]

Peter Simensky

Brooklyn-based artist Peter Simensky‘s medium is money. By combining images from currency belonging to 50 failing world economies, he creates colorful collages that remain true to the scale of other notes. In 2005, Simensky partnered with the Swiss Institute to give his money/art buying power at the Armory Show in New York City where other galleries allowed pieces to be bought with what he calls[…..]

Gerwald Rockenschaub

Gerwald Rockenschaub has been placed as one of the most internationally known Austrian artists working today. Since the early 1980s, the artist has created a complex array of works from computer animation to sculptural objects and painting. Continuity is found in the artist’s work through his reductive imagery and mix of architecture, discourse and design. The artist is also a well-known techno DJ, allowing his[…..]

Mike Giant

Artist Mike Giant has reached international acclaim recently for his versatile artistic ability that spans graffiti, design and tattoo. Giant was born in Upstate New York and grew up in New Mexico. After studying architecture, he moved to San Francisco to work for Think Skateboards. In 2002, Giant traveled to Tokyo with fellow artists Sam Flores and Bigfoot to exhibit in a show presented by[…..]