Now reading: Die Nibelungen

Franz Keim & Carl Otto Czeschka (illus.), Die Nibelungen (faksimile edition 1972). Of all the beautiful and wonderful artworks and objects at the Vienna Art + Design exhibition at the NGV in Melbourne, the one that most intrigued me was the open pages of what appeared to be a graphic novel. I was being rushed…

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Monogram: the art of personal design

As a writer with an eye for design, I loved the Vienna Art + Design exhibition at the NGV inĀ  MelbourneĀ a couple of years ago. One aspect that caught my eye was the stylised monograms that each artist/designer placed on all of their works, be it painting or sculpture or cutlery. They were simple, geometric,…