CREATIVE JOURNAL
A CURATION OF SORTS
REPOSITORY FOR THINGS CREATIVE

Lulu Ash

Lulu Ash

Lulu Ash has this lovely way of capturing her subjects. Graduated in 2009 with Fine Art Photography from University College Falmouth, Ash has been working with clients from London and from abroad. Her ability to tell stories through her lens connect and capitulate her audience to join in on her adventures, I particularly...
Ransom Limited

Ransom Limited

  Ransom Limited was founded by siblings Parker and James Fitzgerald in 2013. Both photographer carries an ample and impressive portfolio on their sleeves. Their work has allowed them to travel the world and has been featured in various publications including Kinfolk, a lifestyle magazine based in Portland. They decided to collaborate on a creative brand that...
Faculty Department

Faculty Department

Faculty Department‘s long awaited inaugural issue is now available in their site and in selected shops. This book is a collection of stories from the travels of photographer Justin Chung that explores the intimate process between an artist and inspiration from daily living. Stories from thirteen individuals who share their passion...
Re-Store

Re-Store

Re-Store is a vintage online shop founded in 2012 by Franziska Greiner and Markus John. Their shop holds carefully selected garments with timeless pieces. The fall and winter collection was shot by German photographer Zara Pfeifer in the streets of Vienna, Berlin, and Copenhagen. We offer a range of designer clothes, but rather focusing...
The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair

The Bloke Chair is a charity project by Toko. The chair was designed for the single bloke in mind, designers came together to create a reinterpretation of Hans J. Wegner’s ‘CH 33’ chair, bringing a unique combination of 14 Australian and New Zealand icons and an awareness of 14 charities. This event is set...
Albam

Albam

Albam, a British clothing line for men, has recently published a series of portraits with photographer John Spinks. A project that was meant to be a lookbook for this fall season naturally turned into a portrait series. Instead of using models, they photographed close friends, fellow artists and designers involved with the...
Laura Pannack

Laura Pannack

British photographer Laura Pannack explores her relationship with the subjects and documents her intimate understanding through honest portraiture. She is a firm believer that “time, trust and understanding is the key to portraying subjects truthfully”, and as such, many of her projects develop over several years. Her particular approach allows a...
Magasinet Kunst

Magasinet Kunst

Magasinet Kunst is another redesign project of the Danish magazine by Henrik Ellersgaard. He included a flap cover that can be used as a marker and help preserve the cover, it also serves as an promotional identity for the magazine itself. Ellersgaard chose an elegant typeface for the identity of...
Wai Lin Tse

Wai Lin Tse

Wai Lin Tse‘s photographs reflect a keen interest in color and pattern, especially on colorful interiors and fabrics. Lin Tse is based in Barcelona and Stockholm.
Fogo Island

Fogo Island

Situated on the eastern island of Newfoundland, Canada is Fogo Island seemingly forgotten through time, until The Shorefast Foundation and Fogo Island Arts Corporation commissioned Saunders Architecture to build studios around the island for artists. Modern cubelike structures are perched on remote spots on the island with the most gorgeous...
Atem

Atem

  ATEM came to fruition in 2012 in the studio of Nelson Abulencia in Hamburg, Germany. Atem or breath in german is indeed a refreshing view on how it perceives its merchandise, as contemporary timeless classic pieces made with durable materials crafted into functional design with a sense of tactile simplicity. Art direction was...
This is Paper Inaugural Issue

This is Paper Inaugural Issue

I have long been a reader of ThisisPaper, a site filled with wonderfully curated stories and now they are publishing their first printed magazine: Inaugural Issue, a more tactile creation containing stories. However, to move the publication forward, this ad-free magazine needs to gain at least 250 orders to cover...
Made by Hand

Made by Hand

An excellent project of short films from the Bureau of Common Goods, to promote independent artisans who developed a passion for their craft and seek ways for a sustainable living.  Made by Hand was created out of the belief that the things we collect, consume, use, and share are part of who we...
Objets Mécaniques

Objets Mécaniques

Montreal based shop Objets Mécaniques produce handmade everyday items made from local and reclaimed materials.
Pantograph

Pantograph

  Three beautiful utilitarian typefaces from StudioMakgill, available through Colophon.
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Foldwork

Foldwork

Berlin based Studio Berg simply aims to question the orthodox appearance of lifestyle products through design and artistic approaches. Foldwork is an exemplar model of this conception taking an ordinary clothing rack into a decorative piece. This product was developed by Friederike Delius for her diploma with the concept of bringing a household product into the living space without compromise of...
Egg & Spoon

Egg & Spoon

The Egg & Spoon cake brand was designed by Swedish Sophia Duhrin based in Melbourne. Durham specializes in brand identity and print design.  
Lulu Ash

Lulu Ash

Lulu Ash has this lovely way of capturing her subjects. Graduated in 2009 with Fine Art Photography from University College Falmouth, Ash has been working with clients from London and from abroad. Her ability to tell stories through her lens connect and capitulate her audience to join in on her adventures, I particularly like her Ebb and Flow...
Lou Dungate

Lou Dungate

Art and design direction studio Surface and Form created this understated elegant identity for the knitwear company Lou Dungate. They are based in London, UK. The Lou Dungate identity is rooted in the brand’s passion for hand craft. Taking inspiration from the nature of knitting we developed a bespoke monogram mark that brings a contemporary allure to an otherwise heritage...
MADE Quarterly Four

MADE Quarterly Four

Made Publishers just published their fourth edition of MADE Quarterly with new insights in design, architecture, and the culinary world including gorgeous photo essays. Made Quarterly is a publication that documents the workings of the modern maker. This edition is already on their online shop and available to be purchased in a bundle along with their other inspired publishings. Edition...
Nich Hance McElroy

Nich Hance McElroy

Photographer Nich Hance McElroy was born in Minneapolis and raised in Seattle, he is now based in Vancouver. What struck me with McElroy’s photographs was how similar his photographs are to the subjects I used to photograph myself when still a student. He seem to be intent in probing things asking the viewer what defines landscape boundaries or a play on...
Unique Way

Unique Way

Travel company Unique Way commissioned Beijing based branding studio One and One Design to create custom brochures for each travel destination.
Ouur

Ouur

The spring and summer from Ouur collection is here, and it does not disappoint. This new collection looks to the arid desert, large adobe structures, and the American modernist painter Georgia O’Keefe for inspiration filled with neutrals and warm tones, perfect for the coming summer season. Stunning photograph of landscapes by Shantanu Starick.   The Spring/Summer 2015 collection was...
Building Block

Building Block

The intent of each product is to clear away conventional standards of luxury by magnifying what is essential and editing out excess. Through the exploration of materials and forms, Building Block suggests a minimalist alternative to accessories, finding continual inspiration in returning to square one. Building Block is a multi-medium design studio based in Los...
Chris Tubbs

Chris Tubbs

London based photographer Chris Tubbs has traveled the world and collected photographs for his series ‘Out of Doors‘. It features over three hundred images of basketball courts from Turkey to Barbados, from thirty-seven countries. The project began ten years ago when Chris came across a basketball court in a forgotten sports facility in Cuba. Chris has since travelled extensively...
Reinold Lim

Reinold Lim

Odds Studio created an identity for graphic designer Reinold Lim which reflects her minimal and whimsical work. Odds is based in Singapore. Reinold Lim’s new identity encapsulates a blend of artsy beyond formality. Reflecting significantly on behaviours and futurism, the visual identity revolves around a scenic interpretation and display of the space of future. A criss crossing between attitudes meets futurism and delicate metaphors. The identity escalates with detailing...
Ransom Limited

Ransom Limited

  Ransom Limited was founded by siblings Parker and James Fitzgerald in 2013. Both photographer carries an ample and impressive portfolio on their sleeves. Their work has allowed them to travel the world and has been featured in various publications including Kinfolk, a lifestyle magazine based in Portland. They decided to collaborate on a creative brand that would produce more inspiring work....
The Citizenry

The Citizenry

We believe our homes should be reflections of the journeys we take. Our personal spaces deserve designs with a soul, a story, and a purpose. It’s why we travel the world to develop our exclusive collections of home goods. Country by country, we partner with master artisans, blending our modern style with their time-tested techniques. By...
Sound1

Sound1

Sound1 from Elevenplus is a speaker with built-in bluetooth allowing the device to be remotely controlled from any room. The design is minimal and portable. The hollow ends of the speakers serves as a storage for the cord and magnets at the bottom of each speaker which allows it to connect as one piece packed in a leather pouch. The product was...
Only

Only

Digital design and branding agency Only was recently founded by siblings Managing Director Daniel Tweedle and Matthew Tweddle as the Creative Director. They are based in Leeds, United Kingdom.
Jessica Tremp

Jessica Tremp

Photographer Jessica Tremp has a myriad of portraits that explores stories behind its subjects and often results in unorthodox and sometimes playful exposition. Tremp was born in Perth, Australia then lived in Switzerland and has come back to Australia with a sense of romantic and mystic view of nature. This seems to reflect on her work, with this she...
Connected Apps

Connected Apps

Sydney based Zé Studio created the identity for start-up technology company Connected Apps and developed an algorithm to better connect the audience to their clients.
Sentinels

Sentinels

Paul Murphy photographs called Sentinels are captivating mountain ranges from the sea side or arid landscapes stand majestic rock formations that look as if wind and water has carved out faces on its surfaces. Murphy is from Northern Ireland and currently based in London.    
Kill the Idea Killers

Kill the Idea Killers

Independent design studio Solo from Barcelona made an editorial newspaper for an advertising agency Poko to showcase an idea that there are “idea killers” in the workplace that hinders creativity.
Faculty Department

Faculty Department

Faculty Department‘s long awaited inaugural issue is now available in their site and in selected shops. This book is a collection of stories from the travels of photographer Justin Chung that explores the intimate process between an artist and inspiration from daily living. Stories from thirteen individuals who share their passion from Parisian café founder Thomas...