When Christian Louboutin mixes art and shoes

I really like this post “When Christian Louboutin mixes art and shoes”. it ties in nicely with my “Dressed for Battle…” post.

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Christian Louboutin revealed his lookbook for the seasons autumn winter 2013. The designer of the red sole was inspired by the paintings of the famous painter  Flamand Pierre Paul Rubens.

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Art is present in many designer this season after the Chanel’s show for the spring summer 2014, the latest Lady Dior campaign, it was the turn of Christian Louboutin to travel through the art.
It is the photographer Peter Lippmann whom immortalized the scenes. The shoes are all sublimes in the somber décor and old.

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Dressed For Battle – Fashion is Art – Art is…

I often use high fashion and couture runway design for inspiration

Here are my picks for this week. You can view the entirely awesome board on PINTEREST

What Is Real – Intriguing Masks From Around the World

Are These Masks Hiding the Inner Persona or Revealing It?

Here are some inspiring images from within the human psyche, what does it reveal to you?

For more fantasy artwork here is a link to my Pinterest board

My Art on the Moon – Laser Cat Miami – Beam Me Up!

Laser Cat – a giant cat that projects art on the moon!

Laser Cat is going to be beaming out the work of artists from all over the world from Miami at the annual Art Director‘s Club. “Laser Cat is a physical manifestation of love. Commissioned by ADC, conceived by the minds of Barcelona-based Hungry Castle, and together with the help of ADC Hall of Famer Kevin O’Callaghan, Laser Cat is a giant art installation that will be part of the ADC 93rd Annual Awards + Festival of Art and Craft in Advertising and Design, taking place from April 7–9, 2014 in beautiful Miami Beach.”

Quoted as “a delightfully bizarre project” by Seth Godin.

There was a call for submissions touted in a video by famed artists including James Victore, Stefan Sagmeister, Banksy and Milton Glaser, my former Prof. and  so I couldn’t help myself and decided to get in on the action. Here are my submissions:

WordPress makes it easy for small businesses to edit their own website

logo design by lindsey baker

logo design by lindsey baker

Below are some sketches for a site I’m designed for a friend. Steph’s Happy Dogs offers Doggie Daycare and Boarding in a cage-free environment. I used the WordPress theme “Responsive” which I find very customizable.

And the good news is they can change the content, update pricing and blog right from the website.

Customizable WordPress themes are a great solution for small businesses who want to make small changes to their website.

Stephs happy dogs siteI enjoy helping clients by designing the site and then training them on the software so they can have control of their own website. I will be adding some original artwork to the site in order to represent the brand as a friendly, open environment for your pet while you are away.

1000 Digital Paintings by Field using Generative Design

Digital Painting by Field - 1I recently discovered Generative Design and purchased the book of that title. I also downloaded the program the uses the coding language processing. Don’t let the word “code” scare you if you are a visual designer who gets queazy at the site of C++. This program is different, it was created by designers for designers. Look at the beautiful things that are possible.

1000 digital paintings by Field

Independent paper manufacturer GF Smith invited London-based studio FIELD to create inspiring artworks representing the unlimited possibilities of digital print and generative design, to be featured on the cover of their legendary brochures.

Using a process pairing generative coding with creative intuition the studio created 10,000 unique cover artworks, each one featuring a different view on a hypercomplex sculpture.

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Watch the video for more details: