Monthly Archives: October 2012

FANNY BOSTRÖM GENTLE

For fright night we have some spooky scrawlings from the imaginings of Swedish born artist and illustrator, Fanny Bostrom Gentle. Not a stranger to the swan nest, Fanny exhibited a series of drawings at one of our first pop-up store … Continue reading

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Scopes of rekindled memories

Visited V&A Museum of Childhood today. Found these beautiful patterns and imagery from children’s kaleidescopes, praxinoscopes, anorthoscopes and fantascopes… Anorthoscope pretty patterns on fantascope film spinning cogs hinting at the hum of the industrial age Illustrated cover holding the films … Continue reading

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Tim Walker : Story Teller

‘And the swan, symbol of grace purity and love, sings its sad song at twilight.’ This awe-inspiring photographer has created a fairytale niche all of his own, and his carefully constructed world operates much like a film set. A theme … Continue reading

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1930s Japanese modern women

MOBO MOGA – meaning Modern Boy Modern Girl, refers to modern Japanese individuals in the 1930′s. Avant Garde, individualism were much celebrated in art, fashion and lifestyle. Much of this part of history was ignored both in Japan and the … Continue reading

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