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I was bummed to hear today that The Designers Republic had to close it’s business on Tuesday, after nearly 23 years. Though it sounds like it may someday rise again – more from founder Ian Anderson over at Creative Review.

Legwork

22 January 2009

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Legwork just launched a new site – they’re a newly formed company from Denver, CO, started by Aaron Ray and an ex-workmate of mine Sean Klassen. The site is hilarious and the work is really exceptional. Send them some projects!

Astronaut Dinosaur

21 January 2009

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“I paint astronauts and, sometimes, dinosaurs.” – Scott Listfield

Kustaa Saksi

20 January 2009

I received an email this morning from SubmarineChannel.com letting us know about this recent video upload of Finnish illustrator Kustaa Saksi. It’s a part of Pretty Cool People Interviews. Thanks for the link!

Hansi Linderoth photography

19 January 2009

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Hansi Linderoth is a writer and photographer from Uppsala, Sweden. Most of his photos are analog on Polaroid, often times using expired emulsions. Flickr set here.

Qubik

19 January 2009

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Qubik is multi-disciplinary artist Joe Gilmore from Leeds.

Hey Studio

16 January 2009

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Hey Studio is Tilman Solé out of Barcelona.

Niessen & de Vries

16 January 2009

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Esther de Vries and Richard Niessen have a really unique style; often making use of patterns, type, and the printing process to create their art.

Greg White

14 January 2009

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Gorgeous photography by Greg White.

This Studio

13 January 2009

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This Studio from the UK. Founded by David Bennett.