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Recycled Skatedecks - Brilliant!

February24

Using Old Skate Decks for art and as canvases has been around for almost as long as the sport. However this is something completely new. Its fresh and clever, but most of all it looks fantastic! The exhibition is called Harvest by Hiroshi and is currently running in Tokyo until the 27th if you are in that half of the world (I wish).

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Tile Graffiti

February24

Old School Video Game Style - Check, Old School Technique - Check,
Rad art - Check

Fresh Illustration from Nicole Florian

February23

Behold the illustrative works of Nicole Florian. I have always been a fan of brown texture as backgrounds for striking images, so naturally this appealed to me. Enjoy :)

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Graf of the day

February22

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Sex with Words

February22

The following Typographical illustrations by German Designer
Andrej Krahne are sheer brilliance!

These were created for the new Durex advertising campaign.
Fun, Clever, Impactful!

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More from Faith 47’s trip to JHB

February18

Another one after the hop:

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Stormtroopers in my City!

February17

Over last weekend our Empire was under attack from a very sinister force…Darth Vader was pictured wandering all over Cape Town with one of his Stormtroopers. As it turns out Ol Vader has gone much more commercial these days and was just promoting his new Adidas Sneaks, from the “Adidas Original Star Wars Collection” ;) Check out the pics below.

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Local Artist Profile: Tahier Variawa

February16

So here is it the first in our local artist profiles, want a little fame and exposure for yourself? Then email us a subs@thegiven.co.za
Tahier Variawa is a talented designer/artist out of Cape Town who specialises in comercial vector artworks. You can check out some info and more of his art after the hop.
My personal favourite is ol JZ!

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Make it Rain - Art from Cash

February11

The following is from the Make it Rain Exhibition, yes its cool. But why not rather use Zim Dollars :(

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Faith47 Goes BIG in JHB!

February10

Not often that we get to feature some proudly South African Graf on the blog, so a big ups to Faith47!

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