Fashion designers descend upon DC for the 23rd Annual Washington Craft Show starting November 19 through the 21st, where visitors can find works from over 190 artists.
When the doors open at 10a.m. on Friday, November 19 for the 23rd installment of the Washington Craft Show, visitors will enter a world where art merges with everyday life.
The handcrafted items on display and available for purchase at the Washington Craft Show are meant to be used and / or enjoyed every day. From hand-crafted furniture and lighting to decorative objects for the home – some functional, others not – to jewelry, wearable art and more, the Washington Craft Show truly offers something for everyone.
A premier event of contemporary craft in America, the Washington Craft Show presents masterful work, beautifully displayed. Each piece is one-of-a-kind or limited edition in a range of prices, all designed and crafted in artists’ studios across America.
“Not So Happy” t-shirt design by Lora Zombie depicts Ronald McDonald, sick and throwing up rainbows against the wall. For all you fast food haters, or those who love a twisted t-shirt.
Hilarious! You can get this t-shirt at Threadless.
New pixel art from eBoy…’Korea 2020′.
Never heard of eBoy? Check out this video, which depicts 4 cities eBoy has designed, from start to finish.
Bold and striking poster illustrations by artist Tom Whalen. He creates these illustrations with mechanical pencil and Adobe Illustrator.
Artist Russ Mills was born in Devon, U.K. and graduated from Leeds Met University in 1995 after completing a BA in Graphic Art and Design, specialising in Experimental Film and Animation. After working in various non-creative institutions Mills went back to basics and began work with pen, pencil and computer.
Photographer Philippe Vogelenzang studied art history for two years Art history, then applied for the photography department of The Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. After one year he decided to develop himself further as an autodidact.
Having several teachers along the way, from that point, Philippe started to develop a fresh, real, esthetic, and not ‘pretentious’ style with a strong feel for fashion. Next to shooting fashion editorials for magazines he’s drawn to create projects concerning art and social issues.
Here are some of his photographic works…
DRAWING FASHION EXHIBITION AT THE DESIGN MUSEUM
Drawings from the collections of Chanel, Dior, Comme des Garcons, Poiret, Lacroix, McQueen and Viktor & Rolf and many others, will be featured in the upcoming ‘Drawing Fashion‘ exhibition, which charts the changing perception of fashion drawings from its origins as an advertising tool used prior to the advancements of photography, through to its establishment as a unique representation of collections which has endured through to today’s leading designers.
Drawing Fashion celebrates a unique collection of some of the most remarkable fashion illustrations from the twentieth and twenty first centuries. These original works define the fine art of illustrating fashion, from the collections of Chanel, Dior, Comme des Garçons and Poiret as well as Viktor & Rolf, Lacroix and McQueen.