PHUNK + 1956 by Tai Ping Carpets

Singapore-based art and design collective launches a series of carpets inspired by "rule breakers and nonconformists"

Founded in 1956 to preserve the historical craft of handmade carpets, Hong Kong’s Tai Ping has grown into a global leader in quality carpeting. In recent years the renowned maker of woven Axminster, hand-tufted, machine-tufted, printed carpet and Axminster carpet tile designs introduced 1956 by Tai Ping—a branch to address their newfound presence in commercial and hospitality markets. And now, to keep the company culturally …

Barton Damer

Skateboarding, faith and Dalí influence the Dallas-based digital artist

Barton Damer is a Dallas-based digital artist whose hyper-detailed and dizzyingly surreal work, with its up-to-the-minute pop culture sensibility, has garnered attention from companies as big as Nike, Facebook and Supra Footwear, and from musicians as diverse as rapper Lil Wayne, Owl City and Wolfmother. “It’s all over the board,” Damer says of his work. “I’m pleased that it’s not just one trick or one …

Interview: Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima

We talk to the Harry Potter graphic designers about The Printorium

Launched in September 2012, The Printorium is the latest project by Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, founders of MinaLima Design. Mina and Lima met on the set of the Harry Potter films and, after working for almost 10 years in defining the graphic identity of the saga from props to posters, decided to open their own creative firm. MinaLima is centered on graphics for films, …