Thursday, March 13, 2014

Lauren Tamaki

A question students exiting (or entering) college hopefully ask themselves is, "What do you want to do with your life?" You can see in Lauren Tamaki's work the answer is pretty clear - do what you like!  Lauren's interest in fashion, people, and style is expressed enthusiastically through her lively drawing.

As part of a recent exhibition at RandM Collective we featured three successful alumni of ACAD that are making a mark through the use of pattern in their work. Lauren is a graphic designer and illustrator out of New York City. A graduate of The Alberta College of Art and Design she currently works at NYC design studio Arch & Loop. She previously worked in house at Bumble & bumble. Her distinctive line and wash style of illustration has been commissioned by GQ, Wall Street Journal, and Cole Haan.  The wallpaper pattern below was designed for B&b.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Down in the Jungle by Lyndsay Wasko

Congratulations to 4th year ACAD illustration and design student Lyndsay Wasko for getting her Kickstarter book project funded. The picture book titled Down in the Jungle is about an adventurous child named Jake who travels to faraway lands in search of treasure - but discovers that the best kind of treasure is much closer to home!