2017

Spotlight: Athena Paginton

Spotlight: Athena Paginton

Athena Paginton is a Make-up Artist and Illustrator living in London who has worked on magazine campaigns for DAZED, Buffalo Zine and Wallpaper Magazine, amongst…

Spotlight: POOL

Spotlight: POOL

POOL was founded in 2010 by Léa Padovani (1981) and Sébastien Kieffer (1982), and is a Paris-based creative studio which takes design beyond furniture, encompassing…

Spotlight: Rozliubit

Spotlight: Rozliubit

Rozliubit is a collaborative project between Sasha Pharaoh and Sua Yoo. The self-proclaimed maids of heaven and guardians of virtue create handcrafted weaponry and delicate armor in Chicago,…

Spotlight: Cat Lauigan

Spotlight: Cat Lauigan

Cat Lauigan is an artist and producer from the Bay Area. She received her BFA from Parsons School of Design in 2008, and she currently…

Spotlight: Vjemy

Spotlight: Vjemy

Vjemy was established in 2013 by Adam, Samuel and Svetlana Cigler in Prague, Czech Republic. Adam and Svetlana both graduated with a degree in architecture, but their work focuses on…

Spotlight: Emily Esperanza

Spotlight: Emily Esperanza

Emily Esperanza is a filmmaker, artist, and curator whose passions lie in discarded aesthetics, liminal spaces, guerrilla approaches, and unconventional narrative. Her recent videos, collected…

Spotlight: David Getsy

Spotlight: David Getsy

David Getsy, a Goldabelle McComb Finn Distinguished Professor, is a faculty member at the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of…

Spotlight: Laura Berger

Spotlight: Laura Berger

Laura Berger is a visual artist living and working in Chicago.  She has exhibited her paintings around the US and abroad, and also does editorial…

Spotlight: Patrick Kyle

Spotlight: Patrick Kyle

Patrick Kyle is a commercial illustrator and multidisciplinary artist from Toronto, Canada. He graduated from The Ontario College of Art and Design in 2009. He has authored three books;…

Spotlight: A Question of Eagles

Spotlight: A Question of Eagles

A Question of Eagles is Melissa and Jonathan, a husband and wife team committed to making heirloom quality goods. A Question of Eagles was born in…

Spotlight: The Granite

Spotlight: The Granite

Founded in 2014, The Granite is an emerging female-owned and operated creative studio and ceramics workshop with evolving focus and inspiration. As a collaborative effort…

Spotlight: Video! Video! Zine

Spotlight: Video! Video! Zine

Video! Video! Zine  is an accessible submission-based Internet archive of amazing moving images from around the world.  Video! Video! Zine is devoted to obtaining visibility…

Spotlight: Ben Barber

Spotlight: Ben Barber

Ben Barber was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. Trained in sculpture at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Upon completing his education Ben settled…

Spotlight: Kim HyunJoo Studio

Spotlight: Kim HyunJoo Studio

Kim HyunJoo Studio is a reputable Seoul-based design studio run by artist and designer, Kim HyunJoo. Her design work is primarily focused on furniture, lighting, tableware, products, public…

Spotlight: Guncotton Tintype

Spotlight: Guncotton Tintype

Margaret Muza is a photographer specializing in the bygone wetplate process. She has a studio in Milwaukee, WI where she practices this method most widely…

Spotlight: Sam Rolfes

Spotlight: Sam Rolfes

Sam Rolfes (b.1990, Dallas TX) is a Chicago and New York based mixed-format digital artist and director. Using the human body as a mark making device…

Spotlight: wolke

Spotlight: wolke

Wolke is a conceptual design studio that plays with objects and space. Wolke is a collaboration between Patrick Campbell + Madison Killough and is based…

2016

Spotlight: CK_TC Ceramics

Spotlight: CK_TC Ceramics

CK_TC Ceramics is a Cincinnati-based design studio founded by Colin Klimesh (CK) and Taylor Carter (TC) that creates small-batch ceramics for the home. CK_TC started two…

Spotlight: Perfectly Acceptable Press

Spotlight: Perfectly Acceptable Press

Perfectly Acceptable Press is a small Risograph print studio based in Chicago. Perfectly Acceptable publishes a series of artist books by cartoonists and illustrators and…

Spotlight: Emma Anderson

Spotlight: Emma Anderson

Emma Anderson is a photographer from New Zealand, currently living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has been featured in i-D, Mundane, Sumzine,…

Spotlight: Ali Beletic

Spotlight: Ali Beletic

Ali Beletic is a conceptual artist best known for her powerful, symbolic land art installation works, as expansive as hiking in and installing mahogany and glass…

Spotlight: Fort Makers

Spotlight: Fort Makers

Fort Makers is an artist collective that makes functional and interactive art, and explores the boundaries between art and design. They create large-scale public art…

Spotlight: Carissa Gallo

Spotlight: Carissa Gallo

Carissa Gallo is a fashion and editorial photographer/director. She is interested in how humans interact with color, surfaces, and each other. She travels often to…

Spotlight: CANADA

Spotlight: CANADA

CANADA is a production company based in Barcelona. Founded in 2008, two of its founders, Lope Serrano and Nicolas Mendez, operate together under the name CANADA. CANADA works…

Spotlight: Nathan Kostechko

Spotlight: Nathan Kostechko

Nathan Kostechko was introduced to art by his Uncle Stephen as a young boy. Being influenced by his uncle, along with his brothers to skateboard…

Spotlight: Alicia Nauta

Spotlight: Alicia Nauta

Alicia Nauta is a Toronto based artist whose practice includes collage, screenprinting, installation, wallpaper, books, and a growing collection of found oddities for a future…

Spotlight: Rasmus Warberg

Spotlight: Rasmus Warberg

After earning his carpenter apprenticeship, Rasmus Warberg travelled to Canada to gain new experiences. His desire to shape and build things from his own visions…

Spotlight: Amber Pitkin

Spotlight: Amber Pitkin

Amber Pitkin is a makeup artist based in London. At 22 years old, she has worked with clients including i-D Magazine, Oyster Magazine, Nike, Dazed Digital…

Spotlight: Rumi Hara

Spotlight: Rumi Hara

Rumi is an illustrator and comic artist from Japan, currently based in New York City. She was awarded a silver medal from the Society of…

Spotlight: Tallulah Fontaine

Spotlight: Tallulah Fontaine

Tallulah Fontaine is a illustrator and zine maker currently based in Toronto, Canada. She has worked with numerous clients including, 4AD, Glamour Magazine, Paulette Magazine,…

Spotlight: Miguel Marques

Spotlight: Miguel Marques

Miguel Marques is a Portuguese designer and digital artist currently living in Barcelona, Spain. @jmmarques Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you…

Spotlight: Clare Nicolson

Spotlight: Clare Nicolson

Clare Nicolson is a freelance stylist based in London designing for publishing, advertising, editorial and independent creative clients as well as her own homeware brand. Nicolson has…

Spotlight: Amy Strozzi

Spotlight: Amy Strozzi

Amy Strozzi is a Los Angeles based makeup artist and creator of The Beauty Manifesto. Best known for her soft touch, her ability to enhance…

Spotlight: Cold Picnic

Spotlight: Cold Picnic

Cold Picnic was formed in 2010 by partners Phoebe Sung and Peter Buer. The pair met in Boston in 2006 while in school and have…

Spotlight: Studio Gorm

Spotlight: Studio Gorm

Studio Gorm is a design office founded in 2007 by John Arndt and Wonhee Jeong Arndt. Designing a range of things from products, furniture and lighting,…

Spotlight: Studio Mieke Meijer

Spotlight: Studio Mieke Meijer

Studio Mieke Meijer is a collaboration between Mieke Meijer and Roy Letterlé. Meijer (Wezep, 1982) graduated from Design Academy Eindhoven. Letterlé (Kerkrade, 1978) studied structural…

Spotlight: Rose Pilkington

Spotlight: Rose Pilkington

Rose Pilkington is a London-based multidisciplinary designer who specializes in 3D design for both digital and print. Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do. I work…

Spotlight: Hannah Vaughan

Spotlight: Hannah Vaughan

Hannah Vaughan was born in Los Angeles, CA to a bookbinder and an artist. She first learned to weld at age 12, then actually learned how…

Spotlight: Allie Smith

Spotlight: Allie Smith

New York City based makeup artist Allie Smith has a thoughtful and thorough approach to work and a fun and effortless beauty aesthetic. Her work…

Spotlight: Mae Engelgeer

Spotlight: Mae Engelgeer

Mae Engelgeer attended the Amsterdam Fashion Instituut where she specialized in textile design, graduating in 2004. Later she was accepted to the prestigious Master Course…

Spotlight: Dzek

Spotlight: Dzek

Dzek is a design production company founded and directed by Brent Dzekciorius that instigates designer-led architectural materials and material-based design collections. From 2010 to 2013 Brent…

Spotlight: Pip Pell

Spotlight: Pip Pell

Pip Pell is an Australian digital designer living and working in London. Having just graduated from studying visual communication at university, her sleek design aesthetic…

Spotlight: Matson + Palmer

Spotlight: Matson + Palmer

Matson + Palmer makes luxe, one-of-a-kind, hand-dyed, hand-woven cashmere throws and pillows. Each piece is naturally dyed with various roots, bark, wood (and even insects) by…

Spotlight: Will Bryant

Spotlight: Will Bryant

Will Bryant is an Austin, TX based artist. His work weaves together humor with commerce, fun, and positivity. In his sculptural installations, photographic still lives,…

Spotlight: Anna Peftieva

Spotlight: Anna Peftieva

Anna Peftieva was born October 14th (same as Usher) ’87 in Belarus (same as Chagall). She is a photographer and stylist currently working and living…

Spotlight: Tim Colmant

Spotlight: Tim Colmant

Tim Colmant is a Belgium graphic designer, illustrator and pattern designer currently living in Namur. His clients include: Bloomberg, Pull&Bear, Bold Agency, Converse, Wrap Magazine, WeTransfer, Sight…

Spotlight: Julian Glander

Spotlight: Julian Glander

Julian Glander is an animator, illustrator and art person based in the USA. His work has been featured on It’s Nice That, WIRED, and Fast Company,…

Spotlight: Prem Krishnamurthy

Spotlight: Prem Krishnamurthy

Prem Krishnamurthy is a designer and curator. As a Founding Principal of the design studio Project Projects, he is the recipient of Cooper Hewitt Museum’s 2015…

Spotlight: Tanner Bowman

Spotlight: Tanner Bowman

Tanner Bowman received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2015 and currently runs a product design studio…

Spotlight: Electric Objects

Spotlight: Electric Objects

Electric Objects is a digital art platform c0-founded by Zoë Salditch and Jake Levine that brings together internet and art in order to afford the…