Bella Pilar illustrated for newly launched online magazine Savoir Flair. This free magazine showcases the hottest must-haves and coolest trends in fashion and beauty. Articles are published daily, Monday through Friday, making it the ultimate style resource for youthful sophisticates. Readers can also subscribe for their free daily e-mail for even more insider tips. Check it out!
Archive for June, 2009
Graham Roumieu is featured in Marketing Illustration: New Venues, New Styles, New Methods by Steven Heller and Marshall Arisman. The book, which was published my Allworth Press, in association with the School of Visual Arts, offers a comprehensive look at the realities of illustration today. Fifty working illustrators, including Graham, Christoph Niemann, Alex Murawski, Jashar Awan, Yuko Shimuzo and Tomer Hanuka share their insight into what works now and how illustrators can do to survive and thrive in this changing industry.
Justin Timberlake gave a shout-out to Olive Green Dog’s biodegradable poop bags which come in cool canisters illustrated by our own Nate Williams! The blog entry, titled Devilish Design Damn It!, features “wicked, random design stuff,” from boldly-colored bikes and leather band-aids to something called a Beer Pouch. Special thanks to the Just Cool Design blog who first mentioned the product.
Nate Williams was one of five artists invited to illustrate for Digits’ new advertising campaign. Digits is a non-profit middle school program spearheaded by STEMTech whose mission is to open minds to the wonders of math and science today on order to elevate interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers tomorrow. The campaign combined the photography of Jorg Meyer with illustrations by James Waite, Brosmond and Celyn.
Emiliano Ponzi was recently featured in Taiwan’s DPI magazine which ran a special feature on this year’s ADC Young Guns Award recipients. The three-page spread features an interview with Emiliano and a selection of his recent work.
Shawn Barber will be exhibiting work in The Detournements of Wynn Miller at Exhibit Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. Shepard Fairey, Mark Gonazales, Chloe Trujilllo and Axis are also participating in the show, among others. Opening night will feature a live ‘detournement’ painting of a 2009 Scion XD van by artist, Mario Luevanos, and sets by guest dj’s, Shepard Fairey and Keith Morris of Black Flag and The Circle Jerks. As as added bonus, limited edition Obey Giant prints signed by Shepard Fairey, Wynn Miller and Tony Alva will be available. The show runs from Saturday, June 13th to Saturday, July 11th, 2009.
Opening reception: Saturday, June 13th, 2009 7-11pm
Exhibit Gallery 1086 S. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles CA
Bella Pilar illustrated a t-shirt for My Vintage Baby‘s Fall/Winter 2009 collection. This is the second time Bella has illustrated for the line of clothing for boys and girls, having also illustrated for their Spring/Summer collection. The line in available in 600 stores nationwide.
Red Nose Studio and Emiliano Ponzi each had at least two pieces selected to appear in the 6th annual 3×3 Pro Show. Out of the nearly 2000 entries, only 280 pieces received the necessary 5 out of 9 voted needed to be in the show. Congratulations go out to Red Nose Studio and Emiliano!
Ana Bagayan illustrated for Arena Stage‘s production of the world’s longest running musical, The Fantasticks. In a twist on the classic story of boy-meets-girl, Matt and Luisa are led by El Gallo from the wistfulness of “when life was slow and oh so mellow” to the reality that “without a hurt the heart is hollow.” Rising star director Amanda Dehnert re-imagines this timeless fable in an abandoned amusement park, a perfect playground for the story’s emotional carnival.
Red Nose Studio’s series of illustrations for Norwegian appliance company ASKO has been awarded the Silver medal in the Illustration/Advertising category from Visuelt. Visuelt is Norway’s largest annual visual communications competition and rewards work within graphic design, illustration, interactive design and moving image. This is the second time Red Nose has collaborated with SMFB on a campaign for ASKO. The first campaign also received honors in both the United States and abroad. Thanks and congratulations go out to everyone at SMFB!