COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide
COLORS 83: Happiness – A Survival Guide

You get it when you win a race and lose it when you get laid off. Governments put it in their policies, preachers in their sermons, writers at the ends of their stories. Scientists say they've found it on the left side of the brain. Pursuing it, Americans spend US$20 billion a year on self-help and antidepressants. But wealth isn't working: people in the West are twice as rich as they were sixty years ago, yet no more satisfied with their lives. Twenty years from now, depression will be the biggest health burden in the world. Joy, euphoria, satisfaction, tranquility, triumph. It comes in many forms. So what makes you happy?


Specifications:

ISSN (Australia/New Zealand Edition): 2227-2992
ISSN (Hong Kong/Taiwan/China Edition): 2227-2984
Size: 228mm(w) X 287mm(h)
Pages: 132pages

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness

COLORS 83: Happiness


About COLORS

COLORS is a magazine about the rest of the world; distributed quarterly in more than 40 countries worldwide. COLORS is a timeless collectable magazine for multiple readers. It is a magazine that celebrates diversity and racial harmony. Since its first appearance in 1991, COLORS has reinvented journalism.

Stating from #83, IdN is co-publishing COLORS with Fabrica, launching an English/Chinese bilangual edition for Hong Kong, China & Taiwan; as well as an English/Italian edition for Australia & New Zealand!

The 'Consumer' T-shirt by SHOK-1 – London, UK

The 'Consumer' T-shirt by SHOK-1 – London, UK

A 30+ year veteran of painting in the streets and a hardcore gamer since the early 80's, SHOK-1 painted the image inspired by the classic videogame character to create a witty metaphor on our modern consumer culture. The original artwork was spraypainted on a wall in Germany in his unique X-ray style using cutting-edge freehand techniques pioneered by the artist. No stencils or tape were used to achieve the intricate translucent effects.

BlinkmyBrain –  Alphabetic (2:03)

BlinkmyBrain – Alphabetic (2:03)

A personal project that created to explore new possibilities with type animation and design.

Lienke Raben – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Lienke Raben – Amsterdam, Netherlands

“The local design scene, as opposed to the advertising scene where I worked before, is less about the big brands and more about the freedom and time to create something awesome. Animators and illustrators that I know really have a passion for what they do and my experience is also that they’re all a little bit weird, in a good way.”

Circle Culture presents "Exposure" by Jonathan Yeo – Hamburg, Germany

Circle Culture presents "Exposure" by Jonathan Yeo – Hamburg, Germany

Circle Culture is pleased to announce the solo exhibition "Exposure" by Jonathan Yeo, which will be opened on July 9th, 2015 in Hamburg. The exhibition will primarily consist of Yeo's Leaf Works, created using the artist's unique and celebrated form of pornography collage. It will be the first – and possibly the last – time these works will be shown together as a group in their own right. The artist will be present exclusively for the Opening Reception.

Serial Cut™ – DIESEL – Melting Props (2:10)

Serial Cut™ – DIESEL – Melting Props (2:10)

S/S 2015 Window Display for DIESEL Italy

Jonas' Design – Jonas Merian – Shanghai, China

Jonas' Design – Jonas Merian – Shanghai, China

Jonas is currently working on various upcycled design projects, where he makes unique, handmade furniture and home accessories out of reclaimed, reused and repurposed materials.

TRUTH Interactive Postcard by Eddie Lin wins iF Design Awards – Taipei, Taiwan

TRUTH Interactive Postcard by Eddie Lin wins iF Design Awards – Taipei, Taiwan

This typography series showcases Chinese characters using patterns from other writing systems such as Arabic, Thai, among others. TRUTH presents characters on proverbs said by remarkable people seeking for the true value of existence. Recognized by the iF DESIGN AWARD 2015, Eddie have used temperature-sensing ink to cover-up characters untile they have been touched and felt.

Rolls-Royce presents new commission by Isaac Julien during Art Basel 2015 – Basel, Switzerland

Rolls-Royce presents new commission by Isaac Julien during Art Basel 2015 – Basel, Switzerland

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will present the first public showing of Isaac Julien’s new work Stones Against Diamonds during Art Basel in Basel, 2015. The work, commissioned as part of the Rolls-Royce Art Programme, will be shown at the Kirche Elisabethen, Basel, from 16-17 JUN 2015. Following the preview during the Venice Biennale last month, the video installation will be shown on a larger scale than previously seen, as a unique site specific installation filling the magnificent interior of the imposing church across ten screens.

Art Monaco 2015 – Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Art Monaco 2015 – Monte-Carlo, Monaco

From July 9 to July 12, 2015, a new sumptuous venue will be created right in the middle of the business district, known as the “playground of the rich and famous”. The Principality of Monaco will artistically transform 5,000 square meters into a contemporary and modern art show at Art Monaco’15!

Lamesville – Idler: A New Modular Typeface Family (1:06)

Lamesville – Idler: A New Modular Typeface Family (1:06)

This is a promotional video I created to promote a typeface that I designed. The video explains how the unique layering system of the typeface works.