Brosmind

01 July 2011

Brosmind is a multidisciplinary studio based in Barcelona founded by the Mingarro Brothers. They speciallize in illustration, graphic design and product design, although they often develop their own projects. Their style is fresh and optimistic and always combines fantasy and humor.  Their work has been awarded several times including Cannes Lions (Gold and Silver, at Cannes 2007; Bronze at Cannes 2011), Laus Trophy (Barcelona 2007), Sol de Oro (San Sebastian 2008), Shorlist (Cannes 2008).

Takashi Iwasaki

23 June 2011

Images 1-3: hand-embroidery on fabric
Images 4-5: mixed-media collage

Takashi Iwasaki was born in Japan, 1982. He lives and works in Manitoba.

FriendsWithYou

23 June 2011

Established in 2002, FriendsWithYou is a unique think-tank who’s work spans all creative realms. Their commercial work for hire division, appropriately named FWYstudios, has developed the image and identity of some of the world’s most prominent brands, such as Nike, MTV, Red Bull, Target, Gwen Stefani’s Harajuku Lovers, and Coca-Cola. Their extensive portfolio includes campaign strategy, animation & directorial services, branding and licensing, character design, illustration, print design, product design, packaging & POS, online integration, web and new media.

From fine art to large-scale experiential installations, interactive events, public playgrounds, live performances, animation and multimedia projects, FriendsWithYou has participated in some of the most respected art happenings around the world, including Pictoplasma in Berlin, and Art Basel Miami. They have also exhibited and/or been included in the permanent collections of Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Haus der Kulturen der Welt Museum Berlin, and Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, amongst others.

Alex Box

16 May 2011

Alex Box studied and exhibited as an installation artist before training to become a make-up artist, with her main focus on relationships between the body and the environment. As a make-up artist, she went on to explore this relationship between art, science, nature and the magical. Never viewing the face as a limitation, but rather as a canvas with no boundary, Alex creates looks for designers including Gareth Pugh, Alexander McQueen, Biba and Chanel. She is also the Creative Director for the make-up brand she developed, Illamasqua.