Story:Lace was made by craftswomen who spent long periods diligently weaving thread into delicate patterns. The art of lacemaking became a social enterprise: European women taught the women in Chaozhou, China this skill, in the hopes of giving them a..
Story:In school, you doodle on your notebook in class. After a while you look down and survey what you have drawn. Often, what you have produced unconsciously will take you by surprise. When the mind has space to relax, creative juices flow different..
Story:Graphic designer and woodcut artist Roman Klonek is drawn to Japanese folk culture. The manga, folklore and pop styles perfectly complement his favourite artistic technique of woodcut printing. The juxtaposition of the bright pops of colour aga..
Story:Everybody can change. Everybody needs change. But not everybody wants change. It is only when life gives us the essential nudge that people start to break through. As an editorial illustrator based in Brooklyn, Keith knows that he produces his ..
Story:Artists have a creative conscience that enables them to generate new ideas and concepts. Keni, a Philadelphia-based freelance designer, depicts his own creative conscience as an Ideabot. Ideabot is a robot representing the automatic, programmed..
Story:British illustrator Matt Ferguson has lived abroad in Japan and South Korea, during which he became fascinated with Korean history. He designed this watch which features King Sejong, a historical figure responsible for creating the Korean alpha..