Thursday, June 3, 2010

Top 10 June 4

Welcome back to another List by me, hope you enjoy it!
If you don't and you live in New York...well...Log of your computer and check out The Renegade Craft Fair! and if that sucks come back and check out my top 10 again and maybe this time it won't seem so bad.
Went to the renegade Craft Fair last year and it was great, check it out HERE
Take Care.

Mr. J

1. Joel Tettamanti

Joel Tettamanti is not represented by any gallery or agency, for inquiries about photographic prints and commissions or get in contact with him regarding an assignment please use following email:

See more work by Joel HERE

2. Fernando Rodriguez

Fernando on Fernando:
I'm Fernando Rodriguez, a graphic designer from Bilbao, Spain. I´m currently available for freelance projects and all kinds of collaborations, so if you want to talk about some work or just tell me something, send me an email

I am a part of the Evoke community and recently a member of the KDU

See more work by Fernando HERE

3. Carine Brancowitz

Carine Brancowitz is a French illustrator who began her career as a junior art director in fashion. She uses simple lines and few colors (mostly blue, red and black) to create some really interesting compositions.

See more work by Carine HERE

4. Frederique Daubal

This unsettling art project by French artist and Hint friend Frederique Daubal. For her Hide and Seek photographic series, Frederique cut out pages from fashion magazines, sliced them into fringe and made them into masks resembling Muslim niqābs. It's a statement on identity, transformation and what it means to be Frenchtoday. She's looking for a gallery space to exhibit the photographs, so if you know of one, here's your chance to support the arts! by Hintmag

About Frederique Daubal:
After being a foreigner in different countries, mainly Montreal and The Nederlands, Frédérique Daubal is now biking in Paris. Coming from a graphic design background, she also experiments with textile as a 3 dimensional medium, or creates clothes under her name, without following any trends but using lots of second hand pieces since the beginning in 2001. She works as a freelance creative for clients worlwide, Nike, Paul Smith, Nokia, Publicis, Bumble&Bumble... and sell punctually her own products in place as Beams, Colette... or during some ephemeral events. Daubal constantly collaborates with people and magazines mostly for experimental ideas, installation or exhibitions. Her website is one window for her work, and where to buy her unique pieces.

See more work by Daubal HERE

5. Andrew B. Myers

Andrew B. Myers is a photographer and digital image maker that resides in Toronto. His colorful and detailed pictures are very carefully crafted, with an approach that always plays with both analog as well as digital techniques to achieve a certain look and sensibility. He is currently completing his studies at Ryerson University and has been exhibited in the Toronto Area.

See more work by Myers HERE

6. Janine Rewell

Janine Rewell is a Helsinki-based illustrator and graphic designer. She has studied graphic design in University of Art and Design Helsinki (UIAH, Finland) and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD, United States). Janine won a bronze Design Lion at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival 2009 and recently nominated by Print Magazine as one of the twenty hottest new visual artists of 2010. In addition, she just had her first solo exhibition in Barcelona. Inspired by surrealist painters, children's books and toys, bright colors and the geometry of nature, Janine's designs are a distinctive mix of Scandinavian design and Slavic folk art.

As an illustrator Rewell is represented by AGENT PEKKA
See more work by Rewell HERE

7. Finbarr O'Reilly - White poverty in South Africa

A shift in racial hiring practices and the recent global economic crisis means many white South Africans have fallen on hard times. Researchers now estimate some 450,000 whites, of a total white population of 4.5 million, live below the poverty line and 100,000 are struggling just to survive in places such Coronation Park, a former caravan camp currently home to more than 400 white squatters.

See the whole slide show HERE

Finbarr O’Reilly started journalism as an arts writer for national newspapers in Canada in 1998. He joined Reuters in 2001 as a freelance text correspondent in Kinshasa, Congo and spent two years covering Central Africa’s Great Lakes region from Kinshasa and from Kigali, Rwanda. He has also written for The Economist and reported for the BBC and CNN.

See more work by Finbarr HERE

8. Non-Format

Kjell Ekhorn (Norwegian) and Jon Forss (British) have worked together as the creative direction & design team Non-Format since 2000. They work on a range of projects including art direction, design, illustration and custom typography for arts & culture, music industry, fashion and advertising clients. They have art directed the independent music monthly The Wire and also Varoom: the journal of illustration and made images.

A bestselling hardback monograph entitled Non-Format Love Song was published by Die Gestalten Verlag in 2007. A second edition was published in Spring 2008.

A Non-Format edition of Pyramyd’s Design And Designers series was published in 2006. – Non-Format is based in Oslo, Norway and Minneapolis, USA

See more of Non-Format HERE

9. Miike Snow - "Rabbit" Stuart Price remix

For this remixed single of Rabbit Andreas creates a mythological story of a living god. Our young bearded Kumari is raised and protected by a powerful guerilla force of amazon women. The boy is called upon by the government to explain a wondrous miracle occurrence at the beach. Upon seeing the magical vision the boy channels its energy and transforms himself into an all powerful being.

This video was shot in Kingston, Jamaica.

Director: Andreas Nilsson
Producer: Justin Diener
Jamaican Producer: Sarah Manley
DP: Matthias Koenigswieser
Telecine: Marshall Plante @ Ntropic
Animation & Editing: Andreas Nilsson

See more work by Andreas Nilsson HERE or HERE

10. Music Philosophy

Mico on Mico:
Hi. My name is Mico. I am a designer. I like music and typography. So I combined them on this Project because I had nothing better to do.

Visit Music Philosophy HERE
See more work by Mico HERE