Reach: Graffiti Artist (Taipei, Taiwan)
REACH is a pioneer for Taiwanese graffiti development, constantly pushing the local culture abroad. Like all graf artists, his creations vary from very simple to complicated art forms – dependent to his mood swings. REACH is constantly pushing the local culture abroad. He published his first publication in 1998 titled "Tooya-Taiwan Graffiti", and has exhibited extensively internationally.
Beyonderground (Hasselt, Belgium)
Beyonderground is a brand-new indoor graphic and creative festival, born to activate the love for and the act of sharing graphic creativity. The 2-day event will consist of lectures, performances, workshops, live painting, expos, shops, music, food, drinks – in a venue called België, in Hasselt, Belgium. Mingle with artists in the likes of HORT, I Like Birds, Jules Julien, Paul Jenkins and more!
'Trailblazers' curated by Coates & Scarry (Hong Kong, China)
Above Second is proud to present a group exhibition: “Trailblazers”, curated by Coates&Scarry (UK) – featuring
the original artworks of Angela Lizon, D*Face, Pure Evil and among many others! Opening is on 1 MAR, 7-10PM at 31 Eastern St, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.
Inkarnation – Tattoo & Lifestyle (Köln, Germany)
Inkarnation – Tattoo & Lifestyle features selected premium photography from international top notch photographers, artists, pin-ups, musicians and people with attitude. No ordinary tattoo stuff from stars to hearts.. It is now avaliable in two different versions. The "Black Edition" and a limited "White Edition" of 100 pieces with gold trim, a t-shirt and a music sampler!
Tudoran Alexandru: Graphic Designer (Bucharest, Romania)
Tudoran Alexandru is a self-taught Photoshop addict based in Bucharest, Romania. His works present a wide variety of styles using master matte-painting and photo-manipulation techniques. Alexandru was recently part of Evoke's 29th Exhibition titled "The End", along with talented artists including Parker Gibson.
Orproject wins GOOD DESIGN Award (London, UK / Beijing, China / New Delhi, India)
Orproject's "Or2" has been awarded this year’s GOOD DESIGN Award by the Chicago Athenaeum. Or2 is a single surface roof structure which reacts to sunlight. When in the shade, the segments of Or2 are translucent white. However when hit by sunlight they become coloured, flooding the space below with different hues of light. During the day Or2 becomes a shading device passively controlling the space below it. At night Or2 transforms into an enormous chandelier, disseminating light which has been collected by integrated photovoltaic cells during the day into the surrounding areas.
FWA colloborates with Google's Creative Sandbox (London, UK)
FWA is working with Google to surface and celebrate the story behind awesome achievements in digital creativity. FWA's Site of the Day (SOTD) winners and also FWA's Mobile of the Day (MOTD) winners are reviewed with Google for potential invitation to be profiled on Google's Creative Sandbox showcase, telling the backstory on the winning project and how it came to be.
WOW creates "addLib U" APP (Tokyo, Sendai, London)
"addLib U" is an app that generates original graphic albums out of your iPhone photos with simple taps.“addLib U” is the second release in the “addLib” app series, which uses your iPhone photos to generate an original graphic album. As a follow-up to the previously released “addLib S” with its “Swiss style” theme, the new “addLib U” adopts the graphic theme of the “mid-century modern” style popular in the 60’s and 70’s in the US. Turn your favorite photos into a graphic album that is a pleasure to look at.