Chicago studio Knoed goes under the microscope to create an identity for a 'craft yeast for craft brewers'

Creative Boom

The new logo and visual identity system feels progressive and resonates with the craft brewer, and has been rolled out to packaging, stationery, brochures, stickers, posters, clothing, tags, website, ads and signage as part of branding its new image.

Papier-Mâché Masks Crafted by Liz Sexton Bring Animals to Human Scale

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Become a Colossal Member and support independent arts publishing. Join a community of like-minded readers who are passionate about contemporary art, apply for our annual grant, and get exclusive access to interviews, partner discounts, and event tickets. Craft animals masks paper

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An Otter's Tale, directed by Nina Gantz, is LOEWE's craft-led campaign for Christmas

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An otter, a wading bird, a dragonfly and a dodo are brought to life in a stunning new film inspired by British arts and craft ceramicist William De Morgan to launch LOEWE 's new ready-to-wear range for Christmas.

Eleven new designers win a place at the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Creative Boom

Eleven of the UK's best up-and-coming creative graduates have been selected to exhibit in the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair’s Great Northern Graduates showcase this weekend. There are three ‘homegrown’ graduates from Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University.

Arts District Craft & Kitchen

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Designed by Damn Good Brand and developed by Matt Lee, this site communicates the offerings of the Las Vegas–based craft beer and food venue.

Von Arts and Crafts zum Bauhaus, Bröhan-Museum

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The current exhibition that’s on display at this museum “for art nouveau, art deco, and functionalism” is titled “ From Arts and Crafts to the Bauhaus. Art and Design – A New Unity! “Arts” is set in P22 Arts and Crafts.

Craft Your Future: A Discussion with Artist Craig Black

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The aim of Creative Inverclyde is to utilise the creative sector as a nucleus for positive social change across Inverclyde and Scotland; where creativity, arts and culture meet economic regeneration through working together to create a better place to live and work.

Flying Monk Arts & Crafts Trail 2016

Chris Dunn Illustration/Fine Art

I'm excited to be taking part in the Flying Monk Art Trail , this year in Malmesbury, Sat 24th and Sun 25th September. I will be exhibiting with Claire Baker Ceramic Art and the painter Mary Ray Smith , in the Burgess's Room, next to the Tourist Information Centre in Malmesbury town centre.

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A guide to the UK and Ireland's best art and design conferences in 2020

Creative Boom

This three-day spectacular celebrates the best in craft, creativity and culture, hosted at The Old Truman Brewery, London every May. With keynotes, workshops and masterclasses from the world of advertising, art, design, fashion, film, and much more – this year's theme is Imagine.

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Kingdom & Sparrow brings creativity and craftsmanship back to Falmouth’s original School of Art

Creative Boom

To celebrate its move to Falmouth's original School of Art, Kingdom & Sparrow designed a party based on the theme of the building's history. When the opportunity came up for us to move into the old School of Art building, we jumped at the chance.

Vanessa Barragão is Transforming Discarded Textiles into Amazing Ocean-Inspired Tapestries

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Textile artist Vanessa Barragão recreates land and ocean environments by combing craft and recycled materials into carpets for the floor and tapestry for the walls. Craft climate change art craft textile art Vanessa BarragãoThis post contains some affiliate links.

Life-Sized Knitted Foods Will Whet Your Palette for All Sorts of Tasty Treats

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And that’s how my art was born. Craft craft crochet kate jenkins knitted foods knitting soft sculpture textile art textile sculptureView this post on Instagram. A post shared by Kate Jenkins (@kjcardigan) on Feb 23, 2020 at 6:04am PST.

Moss, Coral, and Lichen Inspired Embroidery Hoops Stitched by Hannah Kwasnycia

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Six-Year-Old Tulip Navigates a Wooly Garden in a New Animation by Andrea Love

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Permission to Fear: How Brooke Shaden Became a Fine Art Photographer

Creative Live

Fear is often seen as a weakness to be overcome — but for fine art photographer Brooke Shaden, fear became a launching point to a creative career. Along with creating art on her own terms, she went on to write a book and to teach online and in-person workshops.

Human Hair, An Insect Trap, and Dozens of Fish Constitute Mail Art by Ritta Ikonen

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Finnish artist Ritta Ikonen has a rare relationship with postal services around the globe because of her ongoing Mail Art series. She began crafting and sending A6-sized packages relaying her travel experiences to her illustration instructor, Margaret Huber. Art mail postcards

7 Marvellous Art-Design Collections at Design Miami

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These seven collections have us convinced that the art-design movement continues in full – and fully inspired – swing. The Lamp Chair is by Fabien Cappello; he studied at the Royal College of Art in London under Martino Gamper and Jurgen Bey – and it shows.

10 Creative Pitfalls: How to Get Out of Art Block

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How do you get rid of art block, and how did it get here in the first place? Let's take a look at ten creative pitfalls that can start up art block, and how we might be able to kick them to the curb. Maybe you'll experience art theft, one day.

A New Book Compiles Work from 84 Contemporary Artists Who are Reinventing Embroidery

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A new book by Charlotte Vannier considers how embroidery has evolved from a domestic task mostly done by women into an art. From Thread to Needle: Contemporary Embroidery Art features full-page illustrations of embroidered pieces utilizing cotton canvas, photographs, plastic, and wire mesh.

My Book, ‘Embroidered Life: The Art of Sarah K. Benning’ is Out Today!

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I’m so excited to announce that my book Embroidered Life: The Art of Sarah K. Benning gives any embroidery enthusiast, art lover, or plant fanatic a new appreciation for the craft of needlework. The post My Book, ‘Embroidered Life: The Art of Sarah K.

Artist Nancy Liang Combines Illustration, Craft, and Digital Art to Create Playful Gifs of Nighttime Scenes

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You can learn more about the artist’s unconventional process that combines programming, craft, and illustration on Tumblr and Instagram. Animation Craft Illustration gifs paper pencil drawing

Magical Butterflies and Insects Stitched in Dense Thread Paintings by Emillie Ferris

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Sci-Fi Inspired Cardboard Sculptures by Greg Olijnyk Feature Fully Articulated Limbs and Working Motors

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Art Craft cardboard robots science fiction sculpturePhotographs: Griffin Simm. To balance out his working life as a graphic designer focused on 2-D digital projects, Greg Olijnyk creates cardboard sculptures in his free time.

‘LouBhoutan’: When Art Meets Fashion

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The collection bridges Bhutan’s 13 traditional royal crafts with Louboutin’s creative vision and appreciation of the beauty of the kingdom. “I The post ‘LouBhoutan’: When Art Meets Fashion appeared first on Trendland Online Magazine Curating the Web since 2006.

Minimalist Ceramics by Amy Victoria Marsh Exude Positivity and Playfulness

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Relying on a simple color palette, Amy Victoria Marsh crafts minimalist ceramics meant to inspire positivity and humor. Become a Colossal Member and support independent arts publishing. Art Craft ceramics humor miniature pastel

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Japanese Artist Turns Ordinary Things Into Epic Action Figures

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His art has been featured in high school art textbooks and his Kami-Robo. Design craft DIY japan robots

Hand-Stitched Flowers and Landscapes Revitalize Found Photographs by Artist Han Cao

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Art Craft Photography embroidery found photographsAll images © Han Cao, shared with permission. Calligrapher and fiber artist Han Cao repurposes old photographs by stitching brightly colored flowers and landscapes directly onto each black and white image.

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Over 100 Stitchers are Collaborating Across the U.S. to Complete an Unfinished Embroidered Quilt by Late Crafter Rita Smith

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“It is an opportunity for folks to consider how we define and assign value and meaning to craft,” she tells Colossal. Amazing Art Craft Illustration collaboration collaborative embroidery United States

Bizarre Animals Challenge the Bounds of Recognizability in Hybrid Assemblages by Debra Broz

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Art Craft animals ceramics found objects humor“Winged Elephant” 6 x 7 x 7 inches.

Magnificently Detailed Porcelain Vessels by Hitomi Hosono Are Blossoming with Hundreds of Flowers, Leaves, and Branches

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Art Craft ceramics flowers multiples plants porcelain“Commission of A Large Dancing Hawthorn Vase” (2019), moulded, carved and hand-built porcelain, 15 3/8 x 17 3/4 inches.

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Derrick Lin’s Dioramas Contrast the Bustle of Agency Life with Peaceful Office-Supply Scenes

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Become a Colossal Member and support independent arts publishing. Join a community of like-minded readers who are passionate about contemporary art, apply for our annual grant, and get exclusive access to interviews, partner discounts, and event tickets. Craft Photography dioramas humor miniature office suppliesAll images © Derrick Lin, shared with permission.

Hand-Stitched Photographs by Diane Meyer Mimic the Opacity and Divisiveness of the Berlin Wall

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“Brandenburg Gate” Artist Diane Meyer has spent the last several years meditating on the Berlin Wall and the physical and visual divisions between, and within, cultures.

A Fleet of Magnificent Paper Aircraft by Zim & Zou Heads for an Unknown World in ‘Exodus’

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These intricate paper ships crafted by Zim & Zou ( previously ) form a collective perpetually in search of alternate realities as part of “ Exodus.” Become a Colossal Member and support independent arts publishing. Craft aircraft paper sculpture travel

Aerial Embroidery Showcases the Hidden Patterns of Cultivated Farmland

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“My art is influenced by my love of the environment and conservation, which I developed during my biology degree I completed this year,” Richards tells Colossal. Craft aerial embroidery farming

Gummy Bears, Sugary Cereal, and Sushi Converted into Playful Apparel by Nicole McLaughlin

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Become a Colossal Member and support independent arts publishing. Join a community of like-minded readers who are passionate about contemporary art, apply for our annual grant, and get exclusive access to interviews, partner discounts, and event tickets. All images © Nicole McLaughlin.

Miniature Creatures Made of Felted Wool by Nastasya Shuljak

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Shuljak, a former theater artist and art teacher, tells Colossal that the practice of making creatures began when friends gifted her some wool. ” Commenting on the purpose of the figures, she added that her animals “do not aspire to the exhibition hall, do not claim to be art.

My Art Turned Into Cross Stitch

Chris Dunn Illustration/Fine Art

Paine Free Crafts are converting a selection of my artwork in cross stitch charts and kits! Autumn Scribe Chris Dunn Illustration cross stitch paine free craftsThe first image, 'Autumn Scribe' is up for sale. Click here to visit painefreecrafts.com.

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People Are Knitting, Crocheting, and Weaving Tangible Records of Temperature Changes

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Groups like The Tempestry Project have been crafting wallhangings tracking the daily high temperature of a specific location during the course of year, weaving the results into a yarn-based work resembling a bar graph. Become a Colossal Member and support independent arts publishing.

Found Photographs and Book Pages Weave into Textured Collages by Hollie Chastain

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Become a Colossal Member and support independent arts publishing. Join a community of like-minded readers who are passionate about contemporary art, apply for our annual grant, and get exclusive access to interviews, partner discounts, and event tickets. “Psychopomp.”

Paper Quilling Process Shown Step-by-Step in New Video by Yulia Brodskaya

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Known for her technique of “painting with paper,” Yulia Brodskaya ( previously ) has crafted a new piece titled “Jaguar,” a portrait blending human and cat features. Become a Colossal Member and support independent arts publishing. “Jaguar.”

It Was Better Tomorrow: Fashion Designer Benjamin Benmoyal Creates Powerful Silhouettes Using Recycled Materials

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In enrolling at the renowned art school Central Saint Martins and creating this collection, Benmoyal sought to channel optimistic energy and harken back to the utopian outlook of the 1960’s. The collection was included in the multi-art show Designing in Turbulent Times this autumn.

Concrete: art design architecture exhibition

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Concrete: art design architecture is a major exhibition exploring innovative ways that concrete is being used by artists, designers and architects in Australia in the 21st century. Join the Australian Design Centre team for the opening of CONCRETE: art design architecture.

Lavishly Adorned Chairs by Annie Evelyn Reimagine the Functional Role of Furniture

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Evelyn received her BFA and MFA at Rhode Island School of Design, and is currently a Visiting Professor in the furniture department at California College of the Arts. Craft Design chairs flowers furniture humorArtist Annie Evelyn ’s primary medium: wood. Her primary vessel: the chair.