Each month we invite creatives from across the world to invent creative briefs which everyone, no matter your talents, can get involved in. At the end of week the best of the bunch are featured right here on It’s Nice That. Watch out this time next month for a new challenge to get involved in.
This week artist Alan Fears set our Monthly Brief, asking you to “make a weird piece of fan art of your favourite celebrity”. Below, Alan picks out some of favourite submissions. Hats off to everyone who got involved in this one, it was terrifying and fun in equal measure.
“These are the ones that knocked my socks off and made my eyes stop” – Alan
- Photographer Thurstan Redding’s project Castle Village portrays an optimistic and joyful view of old age
- Jay Cover and Brad Holdgrafer visually tackle the concept of walls through "playschool politics"
- Emily Schofield’s graphic design practice balances function with irrationality and expression
- Dairy drinks and cigarettes meet in Lucas Reis' illustrative evocations of Japan
- Travis Alabanza’s radical performance practice is disrupting politeness and gratitude
- “Go, go, go”: how DIA messed with design theory, only to improve it
- Uber gets another new logo, gives you something to make small talk about this weekend
- You know that great feeling of popping a spot? You'll get that from Sophie Koko Gate's new animation
- Type designer Kia Tasbihgou on how “knowing cool designers and nice fonts isn’t enough”
- V&A curator Marie Foulston wants us to look at video games through the lens of design
- Swedish design studio Amanda & Erik avoid the tropes of minimalist, Scandinavian design in their practice
- KFC and Mother London tag-team for a deep fried approach to mindfulness