Posts tagged "design"

Copywriter vs. Art Director

The eternal dispute between Copywriters and Art Directors, based on and created by Caio Pena (AD), Henrique Parada (AD) and Letícia Hanower (CW). The images speak for themselves… or do they? And so it continues.  

Ghostly International presents Andy Gilmore

A master of colour and geometric composition, Andy Gilmore‘s work is often characterized as kaleidoscopic and hypnotic, though it could just as well be described as visually acoustic, his often complex arrangements referencing the scales and melodies in music.(Length: 04.02)

12 Greatest Designs of the Century

In the past century we have gone from handwritten letters and snail mail to social media obsessed zombies with iPhone apps for every situation in life. That’s why it’s not a surprise that the Apple Macintosh was recently selected as one of the greatest designs of the past century. What is shocking, are some of...

| Q&A | Skate-Home: Skateboarding X Interior Design

Skate-Home is an innovative Spanish design company that brings together skateboarding and interior design. They say that family business is risky business, but husband and wife Manuel Llorens and María Tamarit team up to re-create their passions. Llorens brings the knowledge and culture of skateboarding and architecture, while Tamarit fuses the two together in minimalist...

Rich Mnisi: Escaping Reality

Rich Mnisi is a third-year fashion design student at LISOF – one of South Africa’s leading Fashion Design Schools with locations in Johannesburg and Hatfield, Pretoria. Mnisi recently started studying photography after a year of taking images without any academic experience. He tells us that ‘[his] photography is quite the yin-yang with hints of darkness...

#FYI: Drawing in 3D and other cool shit…

At one small seed we believe in the power of unique ideas and novel concepts. Ranging from technology, design, art and music, we’ve compiled a collection of crazy, fascinating, funny and bizarre findings that we think would be of interest to you. Here are some of our favourite finds this past week… Stay tuned for...

Filled with space: floating cloud gallery

For a moment in time, Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde plays god and creates a perfect cloud — just long enough to be photographed and captured forever. The idea is to fill an ominous empty gallery with an element that is intriguing and fleeting.

Music uncorked: Sound in a Bottle

Life is becoming music. Tama Art University student Jun Fujiwara, has invented a bottle in which sounds are trapped in and then mixed to make novel music. In the spirit of the ‘i’ revolution where iPods, iPads, iTunes and such make an experience as personal as possible, this sound in a bottle takes the concept...

| INTERVIEW | Dirty Paraffin: #Shambeez!

With their roots in eThekwini but now based in Jozi, Dirty Paraffin are an art/performance outfit consisting of Okmalumkoolkat (Smiso Zwane) and Dokta SpiZee (Zamani Xolo). With strong influences coming from kwaito and the Zulu culture, their sound is as genre-crossing as the culture they (and us!) are a part of. Dirty Paraffin are aware...
4D by LoSiento

4D by LoSiento

Lo Siento – a design studio in Barcelona – has created a set of sculptural letters that can be read in all directions. Below you can see the amazing process of how the people of Lo Siento build up this extraordinary 4D typeface. (Length 01:40)
WATCH: one small seed magazine's issue 25 preview

WATCH: one small seed magazine’s issue 25 preview

one small seed magazine issue 25 – “The Bigger Picture” – out now! Check out our content preview and keep posted to for full interviews, videos and much more coming this week… Length 02:18 one small seed’s 25th issue Content Preview from one small seed on Vimeo.
Selected Creatives Competition 07 - VOTE & WIN

Selected Creatives Competition 07 – VOTE & WIN

As winter kicks in, so does our seventh edition of Selected Creatives Competition; a one small seed network initiative that gives you the power to choose who YOU want to see featured in one small seed magazine. View each of the 10 contenders’ online portfolios for Selected Creatvies 07 and then make your vote!
Ji Lee's Words as Images

Ji Lee’s Words as Images

Ji Lee is one of those prolific and humorous artists that is putting the comical back into art and design. Korean-born Ji Lee immigrated with his family to Brazil at the age of ten, where from he moved to New York in 1991 to study fine art at Parsons School of Design. After just a...