Maxime Francout is a French illustrator who lives and draws in Montréal. Together we work as French Fourch, an independent publisher with more projects than money. Maxime is a frenetic doodler and his style borrows from basic elements of geometry and pop culture. Let’s talk about that while playing the FIFA 2011 videogame.
Today it is a ubiquitous object in every club and dance hall, a mainstay of contemporary music culture, but the traditional vinyl turntable was being used as a musical instrument as early as the 30’s when artists began experimenting with composing and producing.
Silence and noise
Sing and your hell is heaven, your heaven less hell. ~ Hilda Doolittle
We love you Kate
A photo tribute to the indomitable Miss Moss and introducing Miss Pop.
Smells like teen spirit
Just as fashion and music in the 90’s broke away from tradition and grew out of a rejection of ideals embraced in earlier decades, grunge design, now a thing of the past, signalled an urgent desire to update its visual world with something that was more in sync with itself.
The Art Icon
It is certainly easier to name an icon than to define exactly what qualities have made him or her iconic. So we used this as our starting point and gave Diane Charbonneau, curator of decorative arts at le Musée des Beaux Arts, a week to come up with a short-list of names for artists and designers from the last century who one might call indisputably iconic.