Why everyone loves Moulin Rouge and so do you – David Madsen

If The Sound of Music is the peak of the musical genre, this fun, gorgeous and incredibly idiosyncratic musical is the genres logical endpoint.   Moulin Rouge! is the film Read More

Designing to improve and interact – Yoshiaki Yoneyama

Yoshiaki Yoneyama’s work perfectly showcases the two sides of good product design. On one hand, we can see the product’s poetic and fanciful nature and on the other, the straight-forward Read More

Moments in life – Erin Nicholls

Erin Nicholls is a passionate painter and illustrator. Although her works already convey a high level of accomplishment, she says she has a long way to go with her art Read More

Beauty out of struggle – Bobby Chan

What are your works about?   Whenever I see beautiful things, I love to record them with my brushes. I realised the most beautiful things are humans so I draw Read More

Never say never – Jose Manuel Rios

Meet Jose Manuel Rios, also known as El Pollo. Hailing from Chiapas, Mexico, this up-beat and try-anything character loves four things: illustration, music, football and Japanese cuisine. His free-spirit to Read More

Influencing through art – Ryuji Oguni

As a lot of people know, Japanese pop culture is huge and intricate with layer upon layers of specialised genres and subcultures. The creator in this article, Ryuji Oguni, is Read More

A need for balance – Roland the Illustrator

Many creative people have at one point found themselves in the all-too-common situation of struggling to fit their art and passion into the demanding everyday world. Bills have to be Read More

Movie Review – Autumn Lights – David Madsen

Rating: ★★★☆☆☆ While Angad Aulakh’s debut feature film has a clear vision, it often comes off as a short film stretched to 98 minutes. Smoking in Hollywood film productions is an Read More

To build rather than to break – William Tong

When did you start to get in touch with art? I liked painting ever since I was young, but I didn’t study anything art-related at school. I didn’t even choose Read More

An influence of an influence of an influence – Derek Caetano-Anolles

Derek Caetano-Anolles, evolutionary biologist and illustrator. Derek Caetano-Anolles, scientist-artist. Derek Caetano-Anolles, drawer-at-heart. Finding a label for this Max Planck Institute-researcher can be tricky. But as we shall see, there doesn’t Read More