American photographer James Friedman has been bouncing round the blogosphere the last couple of weeks with attention lavished on his Interior Design series, showcasing the colourful cross-sections of cut-open golf balls.
But a closer root around his portfolio reveals this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to his host of interesting projects. Amid the treasures I stumbled across Almost Never Before Seen Portraits of Remarkable Peoplewhich features Tina Turner, Woody Hayes and most intriguingly of all Andy Warhol. Taken in Columbus, Ohio in 1978, the backdrop appears to be the opening of the artist’s show and he is captured behaving by turns mischievously, awkwardly and coquettishly. It fees very personal (to the point of slightly invasive) as James takes us up close and personal with one of the last century’s most defining, and divisive, cultural figures.
- Photographer Trent Davis Bailey documents rural American community The North Fork
- Like a warm embrace, it's Best of the Web!
- Swedish illustrator Malin Rosenqvist creates textural works about psychology and powerful women
- Animator Jimmy Simpson creates technology-inspired ident for MTV
- Leander Assmann's illustrations are full of paired-back shapes and patterns
- Illustrator Andrey Kasay invites us into his surreal yet amusing world
- Grope Sans: a very rude typeface by Bompas & Parr
- Japanese graphic designer Ryu Mieno creates type-heavy works fizzing with energy
- The reductive and exacting work of graphic designer Laura Prim
- Why creative education for advertising is stuck in the dark ages
- Leipzig-based graphic designer Anja Kaiser takes us through her portfolio
- Nicolas Jaar releases Network, a book inspired by radio