Real Fake Nudes: Custom Illustrations by Ben Hammond

Commission your very own naked portrait from this talented and hilarious British artist

Berlin-based British portraitist Ben Hammond is a freelance illustrator whose portfolio includes expert works for various clients, but we have totally fallen for his Real Fake Nudes. Essentially creating pseudo-portraits, Hammond can be commissioned by anybody willing to send him a picture of their face (and £25) and the result is an original, custom, imagined illustration. Hammond came up with the comical and clever concept …

Wacamole Ceramic

Personality-filled tabletop and hanging planters to surprise and delight

Spanish company Wacamole Ceramic was founded in 2013 as a joint venture between friends Luis Llamas and Lydia de la Piñera—a sculptor and designer, respectively. The duo creates handmade ceramic tabletop and hanging planters that are sweet, playful and entirely delightful. On the inception of the brand, the pair tells CH, “We were always inspired by the world of ceramics. Development with this material started …

Sharks of Perth T-Shirt

Artist Leonie Brailey speaks up about the controversial Australian shark cull by way of a very sweet item of clothing

In response to the strongly protested and illogical shark cull in Western Australia, Melbourne-based artist and musician Leonie Brailey has created a delightfully sweet “Sharks of Perth” T-shirt. Featuring various types of sharks—gently exuding very different personalities—the top is playful but grants weight to an important environmental issue; thanks to Sandra the hammerhead, Shaun the bull shark and their mates. With each purchase, $10 will …