Tag: Design

Jeff Koegel: A Contemporary Edge

Jeff Koegel’s architectural style paintings have an appealing contemporary edginess.  His work draws from a range of models such as Byzantine icon painting, Aboriginal art, American folk art, high modernism, technical schematics, tattoos and Ikebana. (Above: Penthouse) “Making a painting is a process about building, layer over layer,” […]

Gritty, Etched Ceramics Taking Hold

Ceramic Artist Shane Norrie is hot. His hand-thrown etched ceramic work is everywhere – on decor TV, in fall design magazines and on general exhibit. It’s part of a current focus on edgy pottery, led internationally by designers such as Jaime Hayon of Spain and Studio Job of […]

Radical Paddle: City Design for Outdoors

New Paddle Designs Contact Voyaging Co. has launched a collection of Canadian-made paddles that take a contemporary look at traditional voyaging paddles. The first series is styled on the semaphore navigational signalling system. The company says its goal is to bring city style to the outdoors, and outdoor […]