Minimal living is having a heydey and with home prices soaring from coast to coast and around the globe, the trend of families moving into small spaces in an effort to amplify their lives is on the rise. We came across this amazing space in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood as featured on Dwell last year and were more than inspired to start trolling Redfin for our own space. Not to mention, immediately post all the crud currently housed in our garage on Craigslist.
Casey Neistat is a filmmaker based in New York City, USA, he has been producing game-changing videos on YouTube since 2010. Since the end of March 2015, Casey decided to challenge himself by creating vlogs, it's a creative insight of his everyday life and his love for New York City. As for me, Casey Neistat inspires me to be creative everyday. Using the tools that are provided to you, working with your hands and just create.
Raul Alejandro is a freelance illustrator and a designer living in New York City. Raul started a series on Behance called Hand Type Volumes and it’s basically Typography Sketches all obviously hand drawn. We must admit this kind of typography is one of our favourites! All Rights to Raul Alejandro
Again discovered another artist named Rama Allen when I went to the last OFFF Festival in Quebec. His talk was really inspiring and very thoughtful. Rama Allen is creative director based in New York and has worked for clients like HBO, Levi's, Microsoft, Grey Goose, MTV, Sony Records and American Express. ...I develop and direct for multiple mediums from film to interactive to experiential design.
Ryan and Tina Essmaker are the kind folks behind The Great Discontent, a beautiful magazine based in New York City. The online magazine features interviews with creatives from a variety of disciplines—including many of our designer friends—and focuses on themes of beginnings, creativity, and risk. Now, The Great Discontent is printing its first issue via Kickstarter. Since its debut in 2011, The Great Discontent has inspired readers all over the world.
Over 2 years ago I posted the first round of Paris vs New York and today we are ready for round 2. A friendly visual match betweens two cities Told by Vahram Muratyan, a lover of Paris wandering through New York. To find out more about the series visit parisvsnyc.blogspot.com.
I'm tumblr addict and other day I just stumbled with a blog called Daily Dishonesty, a parody of quotes we use for ourselves day-by-day. For my surprise the owner of the blog is Lauren Nicole Hom, a young graphic designer and art director from NY, USA and also one of the main speakers of Montreal Meets 3. Today we had the opportunity to have a little conversation with her, so please take a sit and enjoy the interview, hope you guys get some good tips and insights from it. You can see more from Lauren at the following links:
We always talk about the importance of personal and side projects to learn something new and reinvigorate the mind as a diversion from our day to day jobs. Enter The Windows of New York project by Jose Guizar, a project we stumbled upon and just had to share. We hope this post inspires you to slow down and take a look around as you never know if the simple elements we take for granted everyday may evolve into the centerpiece of your next creative work.
Are you guys familiar with Vine? It's an app that creates short and looping videos in a simple way to share with friends and family. Mark Weaver, a New York based art director, designer and illustrator decided to take this simple app to another level! Entitled LEGO Vines, Mark created this fun stop-motion art project using LEGO and of course Vine. For more information about Mark Weaver, you can visit his LEGO Vines Tumblr and his website at mrkwvr.com.
DACS is back this year with another exhibition entitled: Reclaim. A collective that unites creatives from all around the Word to shake their skills and raise awareness against child trafficking. Reclaim is based around the story of a girl named Mint. Mint is a former trafficking victim and a current employee of our friends at The Blind Project in their Biographe Lab in Bangkok, Thailand.
Sara Blake, also known as ZSO is an interactive art director, designer and illustrator living in New York City. She graduated from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study with concentration in Graphic Art and Postmodern Studies-I. These days you can find her at Euro RSCG where she focuses on digital design. But by night she also doubles as an illustrator for clients such as Yen Magazine, The KDU, Hurley, SGCNY, and Koko & Me.