Life aquaticStudio Life
Five fabulous sculptures by local artists exhibited around Secret Harbour Square attracted locals to view and vote for their favourite on an accompanying iPad. Proceeds from their sale at auction was presented to the deserving groups. Our vibrant project creative reflected the marine-themed artworks and coastal location.
The big revealMuse
Leading light designers Pamela Easton and Lydia Pearson were at the forefront of Australian fashion from the late 1980s right up to just a few years ago when they zipped up shop in 2016. The Designers Guide: Easton Pearson Archive is a fabulous exhibition showcasing their unique style and vision carefully selected from a multitude of garments, accessories and assorted ephemera. Head north to catch it and take in this interview with Lydia on The Design Files. Image by Jono Searle, courtesy of Museum of Brisbane.
Around the clockMust See
Monumental in scope is how we'd describe Christian Marclay's phenomenal work The Clock currently showing at Tate Modern. For an overview of what it's all about and what it is checkout this article on the award-winning video installation. It's on through to 20 January 2019 in London.
Belgian photographer Stephan Vanfleteren's exhibition at Rotterdam's Kunsthal presents a stunning array of large-scale black and white portraits of surfers from across the globe. The evocative images in Surf Tribe tell of connection and the love of the sea featuring young and old alike. It's beautiful! Image: Tamaroaarii Kalama, surf talent, Oahu, Hawaii, Stephan Vanfleteren.
...And pattern too! We're itching to spend some time in L'Arlatan, an amazing hotel with roots in the Middle Ages. Recently re-envisioned by artist Jorge Pardo and with some 6,000 square metres of mosaics throughout, this amazing hotel is a unique colour explosion in Arles. It sounds as close to living in an artwork as anything we can dream up. Learn more about it with Wallpaper's fascinating history. Images by Pierre Collet.
Incredible colourMust See
As self-confessed colour aficionados we are in complete awe of the Alexej von Jawlensky Expressionism and Devotion exhibition at the Gemeentemuseum. Russian born Alexej moved to Munich where he moved to the forefront of the German Expressionist movement with his open-minded approach to colour in rich landscape, still-life and portrait work. Wow, incredible and intense! Image: Alexej von Jawlensky (1864-1941), Woman’s head, 1911.
Getting CraftyStudio Life
From learning how to make fruit rockets to designing your own eco-bag, kids spring craft activities and cooking demos required a fresh, fun promotion. Our watermelon popsicle animation did the trick! Applied to in-centre and online advertising the campaign promoted Pacific Square’s school holiday program, encouraging creativity and healthy food choices.