Artist Miles Thomson

If the kitschy brushstrokes of Miles Thomson don’t transport you to a beachside speakeasy staffed by monkey waiters serving cocktails in tiki heads, well, something must be very wrong. The Californian effortlessly blends elements of surf art, jazz iconography, cowboys and injuns, vagabonds and drunks, life and death—all that good stuff—in a lowbrow style that looks like a Hallmark card from the '50s. He’s also …

Fundraislinn Exhibition and Auction

Raising funds for cancer treatments for copywriter Aislinn Andrews,The Fundraislinn exhibition at Helen Gory Galerie features the work of more than 100 artists from around the world, including Lily Piri, Ian Mutch (pictured below), Paul Meates, Yok, Jaqui Stockdale, Rinzen, Gary Seaman (pictured above), Laith McGregor, Justin Williams and Abbey McCulloch. A one-night-only affair, there’s also a selection of works that the international audience be …

Ivory Skies T-Shirts

Offering a point of difference in the very overcrowded graphic tee market, Ivory Skies base all their shirts on rare ancient artwork. The London outfit prints the images on nicely fitting white tees, making for a line that co-founder and designer Carlo Salanitri describes as "a rare style representation of the mystical past blended with today’s indie street fashion." Making big inroads with the formula …

OuTable

OuTable, a collection of conceptual plastic utensils for outdoor dining, brings the poetry of nature to such humble items as the spoon. Designed by the clever Israeli-based firm d-Vision, the "neo-naturist" project takes inspiration from the simple beauty of eating outdoors with friends or family. With varying shapes and sizes that echo the organic forms found in nature, the collection also speaks to an understanding …

Sara Varon x Ayumi Horie Pottery

Comedian and children's book artist Sara Varon teamed up with potter Ayumi Horie to create a one-of-a-kind series for Red Lodge Clay Center in Montana. The dinosaur-embellished pieces sold out already, but the show runs through the end of the month. (See details below.) Dinosaurs Through 31 August 2009 Red Lodge Clay Center 123 South Broadway Red Lodge, MT 59068 map tel. +1 406 446 …