It has been nearly six months since we launched our store, promoting unique prints by main artists and designers, together with Luis Mendo, Wendy Wong, Noma Bar, and Sarah Boris. For our third store drop, we have collaborated with Imogen Crossland, Murugiah, MAMIMU aka June Mineyama-Smithson, Haley Tippmann, Abbey Lossing, Fuchsia MacAree, and Jango Jim.
All have answered the temporary to create a chunk of artwork that reminds us of calm and good psychological well being, and in regards to the issues we do to really feel good. All of their creations will solely be bought in Inventive Growth’s store and by no means elsewhere – assured.
Every art work is printed within the UK and Germany on the best artwork papers, utilizing the most recent print expertise. And we’re proud to say that every one postage, cloud storage, vitality and journey are 100% carbon impartial, as we have partnered with the top-rated printer in Europe with the best degree of buyer satisfaction.
Our store additionally builds on Inventive Growth’s mission: to rejoice, encourage and assist the inventive group, one we have championed since 2009. And in that mild, we share half of all earnings with these we collaborate with and donate 10% of our personal portion to Create, the UK’s main charity empowering lives by way of the inventive arts.
Learn on to seek out extra about our subsequent seven prints to go on sale in our store and the folks and tales behind them.
1. Sleep by Murugiah
Murugiah is an award-winning artist and designer primarily based in London, born and raised within the UK with Sri Lankan heritage. Describing his type as “surreal, joyful and loud”, he makes use of brilliant and daring colors together with detailed compositions to carry us artwork that’s psychedelic, explosive and out of this world.
Solely for Inventive Growth, Murugiah has created Sleep, a chunk of artwork that encourages us to relaxation. It options Murugiah’s little character referred to as MURU. “On this chaotic world we reside in the place every little thing, in every single place all of sudden comes at us each day, the concept of taking a break may even be a frightening one,” says Murugiah. “Sleep is likely one of the most vital issues we as human beings do to recharge, to enhance our well being, each psychological and bodily. So I hope in selecting up a replica of ‘sleep’ followers can hold the print as much as remind them to relaxation, take a break, chill out and ultimately get some sleep.”
Fuchsia MacAree is an award-winning Dublin-based illustrator whose shoppers embrace Google, Fb, and Airbnb. For Inventive Growth, she has created an unique art work, I Really feel Tender Towards The World, reminding us to get pleasure from calm. “In making this piece I used to be enthusiastic about mindfulness and being current within the second, and noticing small modifications of sunshine round me,” she explains.
“Observational drawing feels therapeutic so taking a while to concentrate on a small element, just like the refraction of sunshine in a glass of flowers, felt like an train in mindfulness in itself! The road is from The Nation Women by Edna O’Brien. It makes me consider being in these fleeting frames of thoughts the place the world is thrilling and new, and regular objects tackle an otherworldly high quality.”
Abbey Lossing is an illustrator primarily based in Austin, Texas. Her work is daring, vibrant and weaves collectively patterns and figures with playful vitality. She loves to attract crowd scenes, cityscapes, intimate portraits, and the rest you may dream up.
For Inventive Growth, Abbey has created an unique artwork print titled Serene Bloom. “The largest stress reliever for me is being out in nature, so I wished to speak that feeling by way of this illustration,” she explains.
4. Kumquat by Haley Tippmann
American illustrator Haley Tippmann is from Rochester, New York, however at present residing and dealing in Koblenz, Germany. She likes to concentrate on folks and locations all through her work, describing her type as “daring and unfastened” with numerous “earthy tones”.
For Inventive Growth, Haley has created this bespoke piece of artwork titled Kumquat. “The inspiration behind it’s from an image I took on the native plant store,” she explains. “Going to the backyard centre is likely one of the issues I do to chill out and you may by no means have too many crops. It’s additionally calming for me to handle crops and rewarding.”
Jim Jango is an artist primarily based in Belgium who likes to make blissful vibrant psychedelic animations, illustrations, comix and murals. His favorite tasks are these the place he can mix playful creativity, humour and iconic visuals.
For Inventive Growth, Jango Jim has created Wow Such Chill, as a reminder that all of us want a vacation from time to time. “Throughout a busy week, an impulsive journey to the countryside within the south of Belgium jogged my memory how good it feels to decelerate in nature,” he explains. “I like the way in which classic toy playsets appear like little universes you wish to go to and wished to create that vibe. I added the textual content primarily based on the Doge meme to combine nature with web tradition and emphasize the message to take it straightforward.”
6. Concord Beats Envy by MAMIMU aka June Mineyama-Smithson
MAMIMU aka June Mineyama-Smithson is a Japanese artist and graphic designer on a mission to inject just a little optimism into the world. Based mostly in London, June loves uncovering “delights from on a regular basis life” and turning them into daring joyful patterns.
Solely for Inventive Growth, MAMIMU has created Concord Beats Envy, a bespoke piece of artwork impressed by the article Jealous A lot: Inventive Jealousy and Numerous Shades of Inexperienced, which June co-authored along with her fellow inventive Dani Molyneux. It is a print that expresses the mindset shift from envy to concord in MAMIMU’s signature geometric patterns.
“Within the mild of social media, it is simple to really feel envious and insecure,” June says. “However I imagine that there are considerable alternatives for everybody on the planet and somebody’s success does not rob yours. This work is a visible reminder for everybody together with myself.”
Imogen Crossland is an artist and illustrator primarily based in Manchester who likes to rejoice color, pleasure and togetherness, creating work that’s “an ode to good instances”.
For Inventive Growth, Imogen has created an unique art work titled I Scent Spring. It pays homage to the lighter nights, hotter days and the way all of us really feel higher as soon as the darkness of a chilly winter is behind us.