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  • graphic fine bone china mug SKALA by imagesurgery

    SKALA fine bone china mugs

    Our SKALA abstract print series has now evolved to include fine bone china tableware. The collection was launched at London Design Fair 2017 and sold out before we could add it to the online shop. Thankfully we’ve now been able to restock all items and make them available with free UK shipping on all orders. [...] More  →
  • abstract letterpress art card 2015 dab test

    Letterpress Card 2015

    Our annual seasonal letterpress card has just rolled of the presses at Typoretum and were delighted with the result. The geometric grid pattern uses shapes inspired by decorative woodblocks which have been given a contemporary twist. The inks were carefully mixed by hand to create a perfect balance that couldn't be achieved with standard Pantone colours. Printed on super-thick 356gsm Caravan Cotton stock, [...] More  →
  • Obsessions Privées by Elizabeth Leriche at Maison et Objet

    Maison et Objet is the ultimate design trade show in France, held in Paris it attracts a huge international audience. The event also features three distinct exhibition areas focusing on design trends and giving direction for the following year. Elizabeth Leriche commissioned Joseph Warren of imagesurgery to create four of his signature butterfly series artworks for [...] More  →
  • Telegraph magazine feature butterfly series

    The artist Joseph Lucien Warren takes unusual, rare and vintage maps and cuts them into the shapes of delicate and detailed butterflies. His series is called the Butterfly Effect, and it references the mathematician and meteorologist Edward Lorenz’s theory that the flutter of a butterfly’s wings on one side of the planet has the potential [...] More  →
  • Astronomy montage card

    Lunar maps and star charts provide beautiful source material for this hypnotic, swirling, graphic montage. The image was created specifically for our 2007 seasonal greetings card to mark the festive period without cliché. We often use vintage cartography in our artworks and are always searching to uncover hidden gems. Astrological maps are often among the [...] More  →
  • Butterfly Effect

    The butterfly effect: the theory that a butterfly’s wings might create tiny changes in the atmosphere that, ultimately, result in a tornado.* The flapping wing represents a minuscule change in the initial condition of the system, which causes a chain of events that lead to large-scale phenomena. Had the butterfly not flapped its wings, the [...] More  →
  • Downtown captured vernacular typographic sign in New York City

    Found Type

    Samples of found type captured and contained in the imagesurgery global scrapbook. Fragments of vernacular typography, dilapidated signage and street art that reflect the constant state of change within urban spaces. Today's public spaces are cluttered with signs that direct, order and instruct, in direct competition with illegal street art and guerrilla marketing making a grab for our attention. The flourishing graffiti culture is [...] More  →
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