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Sunday, May 22, 2022
In recent years, the world of design has decisively trended in the direction of minimalism. From software design, to corporate logos, everywhere you look brands and organisations appear to be eschewing their traditional iconography for stripped down, flattened versions. Why is this, and what does it teach us about...
You are more likely to think about wallpaper art and contemporary art as an afterthought. In most homes, this is what gets dealt with last after the wall painting is done and all furniture are artfully arranged, i.e. even if it gets to be dealt with.  According to British...
The latest stage in the refurbishment of Brighton Dome Corn Exchange has seen the completion of extensive repairs to keep the 200 year-old Grade I listed building safe, and preserved as part of the city’s history. An internal ‘birdcage’ scaffold was installed to allow architects and contractors to inspect the...
With Japan riding the crest of its postwar economic miracle, Sony chairman Akio Morita and Japan’s Minister of Transport Shintarō Ishihara unleashed a manifesto. The document, published in 1989, contained a prophecy that propelled it to domestic bestseller status, and into the concerned hands of officials at the CIA. At the...
The TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation introduced millions of people to the idea of a holodeck: an immersive, realistic 3D holographic projection of a complete environment that you could interact with and even touch. By Ravinder Dahiya- University of Glasgow In the 21st century, holograms are already being...
Homeowners continuously want to maintain, renovate and enhance the appearance of their properties. Although some homeowners prefer to handle their home upgrades, most would rather pay a contractor to do it for them. Furthermore, some home renovation projects, such as composite decking installation and electrical, will need specialised knowledge...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local painter, Loraine Hayes. Loraine's semi-abstract paintings explore the rolling hills of the South Downs and the marine life of Sussex coastlines. She works in acrylics, using heightened colour and composition to create personal and joyful relationships with the landscape. Loraine frequently incorporates...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local fine artist and printmaker, Troy Ohlson. Troy layers paint, sculptural collage and textural impasto with delicate detail to explore the beauty of British countryside, coastlines and woodlands. She frequently works in watercolour to capture the character and expression of wildlife, bringing these...
Lost Dog’s award-winning performance, Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me) is to be revived and re-staged at Brighton Dome on Saturday 26 June. An adaptation of John Milton’s epic 17th century poem, Paradise Lost, the one-man show is conceived, directed and performed by Laughton-based actor, dancer and Lost Dog founder Ben Duke. Using theatre, comedy and...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local illustrator, printmaker and designer, J David Bennett. David creates both limited and open edition prints using digital and traditional media. His work is humorous and vibrant, while combining elements of branding, storytelling and typography. He is currently working on a new series of...