Joe Iurato – Wooden Street Art

New Jersey-based artist Joe Iurato unites old-fashioned printing processes with contemporary street art style for his series of urban wooden interventions. The miniature figures he intricately carves range from guitar players to breakdancers, each subtly added to a city landscape and interacting within the scene. Site-specific placements of the pieces often use the surrounding environment … Continue reading

Rachel Whiteread for Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery Director Iwona Blazwick OBE today unveiled the major new commission by British artist Rachel Whiteread for the building’s historic façade with the artist and an introduction by Danny Boyle, filmmaker and London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony Artistic Director. The work is Whiteread’s first ever permanent public commission in the UK and features … Continue reading

Maskull Lasserre – Incarnate Skull Book

Canadian born Maskull Lasserre has created ‘Incarnate’ a stunning human skull sculpture carved into books. Lasserre’s drawings and sculptures explore the unexpected potential of the everyday through allegories of value, expectation, and utility. Elements of nostalgia, accident, humour, and the macabre are incorporated into works that induce strangeness in the familiar, and provoke uncertainty in … Continue reading

Maskull Lasserre – Incarnate Skull Book

Canadian born Maskull Lasserre has created ‘Incarnate’ a stunning human skull sculpture carved into books. Lasserre’s drawings and sculptures explore the unexpected potential of the everyday through allegories of value, expectation, and utility. Elements of nostalgia, accident, humour, and the macabre are incorporated into works that induce strangeness in the familiar, and provoke uncertainty in … Continue reading

Bernaudt Smilde – Nimbus I & II

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde maybe doesn’t get out to see the daylight enough, it seems the only logical explanation to why he would create a cloud in a room. Drawing on a nebulous concept of the “physical presence of transitional spaces,” Smilde’s first Nimbus installation, cleverly entitled Nimbus I was seen last October at Probe … Continue reading

Craig Alun Smith – LuvOwl

The concept of designer Craig Alun Smith’s LuvOwl is simple, birds will eat the Owls and then, bright colours will “appear” around the city, public art straight from where a lot of art critics talk from! LuvOwl is produced by moulding seed, suet and food colour into the form of an owl commonly but ineffectively … Continue reading

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer – Make-Out

Mexican, Canadian-based artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is one of the stand out exhibitors at Decode: Digital Design Sensations at the Design Museum Holon in Israel, with ‘Make-Out’, an interactive installation featuring kissing couples. The high resolution display shows 400 internet video clips of people facing each other, as soon as a visitor passes by, the couples located … Continue reading

Seiko Mikami – Desire of Codes

Tokyo’s InterCommunication Center (ICC) is currently showing a unique interactive installation piece by Seiko Mikami, ‘Desire of Codes’. The large-scale exhibition is a complex mixture of the past and the present, fed by images from the cameras in the installation, as well as, images from surveillance cameras at public places around the world. With the … Continue reading

Ascent by Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby

After you have just been commissioned to design the London 2012 Olympic Torch, there isn’t much more to do, might as well retire and just live happy in the memory Daley Thompson and Kriss Akabusi has touched your work. Maybe that is just me, but the acclaimed, innovative London-based designers Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby … Continue reading

Light! by Bruce Munro

‘Light!’ is a garden-wide exhibition of UK light artist Bruce Munro at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania, USA. His first one-man show and exhibition in the USA, the installation will feature seven large-scale works including ‘Forest of Light’. ‘Forest of Light’ is a new project which consists of 20,000 stems of light strewn along a 1 … Continue reading

The Big Yellow Rabbit by Florentijn Hoffman

We all have a favourite toy from our childhood that we desperately – sometimes embarrassingly – wanted to keep hold of in a secret box under our bed, never to be parted with. Florentijn Hoffman decided to make his a bit more public, with The Big Yellow Rabbit at OpenART Biennale this year. The Örebro … Continue reading

Hüttenpalast Hotel, Berlin where the rooms are caravans

Hüttenpalast Hotel in Berlin offers visitors a unique way of spending a night in the culturally rich German city. In a former vacuum-cleaner factory are a cluster of renovated old campsite caravans, each available to stay in for the night for a small cost. The concept is aimed at the budget accommodation sector, with rates … Continue reading

Hüttenpalast Hotel, Berlin where the rooms are caravans

Hüttenpalast Hotel in Berlin offers visitors a unique way of spending a night in the culturally rich German city. In a former vacuum-cleaner factory are a cluster of renovated old campsite caravans, each available to stay in for the night for a small cost. The concept is aimed at the budget accommodation sector, with rates … Continue reading

Think-work-play.com > it’s all about the creative process

THINK-WORK-PLAY.COM is a magazine format site that explores the creative process with interviews with Dominic Wilcox, Ken Leung and Daniel Pemberton. It’s about shedding light on inspirations and influences, the processes and prototyping that takes place and the editing and eventual exhibiting of the completed concept. The site acts as a showcase for ideas – … Continue reading

Culture and Life is born

Culture and Life is born, a site where you will be able to find all that is culture in the wider world. Our team of global trend watchers will be actively searching for the finest content daily that will inspire, shock, amuse you in music, design, technology, fashion, arts and culture. In a world where … Continue reading