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Folk-Inspired Portraits by Illustrator Ayumi Takahashi

Born in China and raised in Japan by a family of artists, Ayumi Takahashi is an illustrator and graphic designer with an exceptional flair for creating colourful images with a wonderful sense of character. From portraits to editorial illustrations and brand identity projects, Ayumi’s simple graphic style communicates a sense of joy and positivity that’s refreshing to see in each image. Having graduated from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, USA, and Central Saint Martins, London, Ayumi now lives in New York working on her paintings, drawings, textile pieces and graphic design. Her travels around the world to live, work, study and explore seem…

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The Dreamy Photography of Lauren Max

Lauren Max’s work is a very special pick that will inevitably bring you joy and untold creative inspiration. A Seattle based photographer with a flair for documenting the dynamic sparkle of the everyday, and a personal favourite of ours, Lauren’s photographs are intensely loveable, gritty, and truthful. At fourteen years old, Lauren Max picked up her mum’s old Canon A1 35mm camera and began taking photographs in an attempt to crystallise the colourful low-key moments that we tend to forget as we grow older. Using a mix of traditional film and digital techniques, this photographer produces images that make me want…