Interview: David Shrigley on his Whimsical Collaboration with Maison Ruinart

From a series of eccentric illustrations to an "unconventional" online gallery, a partnership of profound joy

During Art Basel Miami Beach 2021, official Champagne partner Maison Ruinart once again unveiled a partnership with a contemporary artist of exceptional merit. This year, it was beloved multi-disciplinary artist David Shrigley who interpreted the luxury brand’s effervescence and the pristine process behind its production. Shrigley first partnered with Ruinart in 2020, but this year saw his witty, wise and wondrous large-scale works appear in the fair’s …

2022 David Shrigley Calendar

Printed on FSC accredited paper, this official David Shrigley calendar is full of the multi-disciplinary artist’s off-kilter, angsty and sweet illustrations. From drawings of drunken stupors to domestic anxieties and dog accidents, this humorous calendar—complete with a dozen stickers—is an apt, functional collection of Shrigley’s art.

Noma Launches an Ancient Condiments Line

Copenhagen culinary beacon Noma will release their first line of products, aptly named Noma Projects, later this year. Imagined by iconoclastic chef René Redzepi, this collection of garum condiments—which are, perhaps unsurprisingly from this institution, ancient fermented sauces with roots in the Roman Empire—will be vegan and vegetarian. They were selected from hundreds of variations of misos, vinegars and more, all under development at the …