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60 : Innovators Shaping Our Creative Future is a new book published by Thames and Hudson this November. To commemorate 60 years of Thames and Hudson, this book celebrates sixty innovators in art, design, fashion and other creative fields. I was asked to compile and...

For months Choque Cultural gallery have been preparing for an important show which they were asked to curate at MASP - The Musuem of Contemporary Art in Sao Paulo. The result are spectacular from some of my favourite artists such as Carlos Dias, Ramon Martins,...

My wife Olivia has recently launched her new website promoting her work as an art consultant and dealer.I’ve been lucky enough to meet all of the artists she works with personally, and their quality is superb. Web design layout by yours truly. www.oliviaconnelly.comReturn to portfolio....

At the beginning of August I had the great pleasure of giving two talks at the University of Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia for the faculty of Design. The invitation was part of a three month long project called Memoria Canalla (Memories of the Walls)...

Blu has been busy with a huge animation production this year - but managed to find some extra time to work on this wonderful collaborative animation with David Ellis at this year's Fame Festival.Its a wonderful piece of work from two artists famous for their...

As part of my research for a new book I was lucky enough to travel to Mexico - stopping in Cuernavaca, Mexico City and Oaxaca. Among the many artists I met were Saner and Smithe. It was great to watch them painting for an afternoon...

I am very pleased to have participated in an article for this month’s Creative Review. In honour of Choque Cultural Gallery’s publication of a fabulous book of woodcut art called Xirugravuras which also highlights the dying art of the Lambe Lambe poster and the Grafica...

Choque Cultural have been busy working on new original prints. Some have been produced using the woodcuts and or a mixture with traditional Lambe Lambe woodblock print techniques at the Grafica Fidalga. These include two prints by Derlon and one each by Daniel Melim and...

Thanks to Jhoana Mora for inviting me to the Esquina Norte design conference in Tijuana, Mexico in September 08.The speakers and events were excellent and it finally gave me an excuse to visit Tijuana. Since being a director of Tijuana Design for a number of...

I was very pleased to contribute to a book about one of my favourite artists from Brazil. It’s a beautiful object with stunning design by Pedro InoueCalma The Art of Stephan DoitschinoffRelease: September 2008 Format: 24 x 28 cm Features: 160 pages, full colour, hardcoverStephan Doitschinoff’s street alias is...