Jacqui Oakley

There's a wonderful rigidness about the work of Canadian illustrator Jacqui Oakley. Everything seems in the right place, with the perfect amount of color and texture. (Click image for detail.) We asked her whether she had an instinctive sense of when to let an illustration go. I try to find a balance between having the piece still seem spontaneous and loose in areas, and very …

Interview with Tristan Blair

Forget the latest Louboutin, Miu Miu or Gucci pumps. For those seeking the most original in higher-end designer footwear Australian Tristan Blair has you covered. Sporting sharp and cutting-edge designs with the highest quality materials, the part Sydney, part Perth resident has become the cutting-edge Manolo for the next generation. CH caught up with the man set to make style-starters scream with delight. What are …

Zune Originals: Interview with Chris Stephenson

Zune's next move takes their support of emerging artists and literally puts it on their sleeve. Zune Originals is a collection of 27 original works by 18 international artists designed to be engraved onto the back of the device. (Click images for detail.) On the Zune Originals site, launching tomorrow (13 November 2007), visitors will be able to customize their Zune by size, color, illustration …