25.11.20 - Wrap Loves
Wrap Loves #7
From vases made of repurposed paper waste, to packs of cheerful playing cards and a new book dedicated to the Wes Anderson aesthetic – here’s our latest round-up of the people and projects inspiring the Wrap team right now.
12.08.20 - Showcase
Clara Rubin Makes Painting Personal
Inspired by her hometown, the Milanese artist celebrates the beauty of the everyday.
05.08.20 - Wrap Loves
Wrap Loves #6
From eye-catching concrete tiles, to ‘immortal’ flower arrangements and online workshops to improve your embroidery skills – we pick out some of the people and projects currently inspiring the Wrap team.
24.07.20 - Interviews
Studio visit: Make-Ready
We visit the London-based fine art silkscreen and giclée printing studio Make-Ready to talk to founder Tom Murphy about making original prints for top contemporary artists and galleries, including Jeremy Deller, Boy George, Kelly Anna, Hauser & Wirth and Unit London. They’ve built a strong reputation over the last three years and much of this is down to Tom’s inherent passion for the process and eye for detail, which we delve into more with him here.
23.07.20 - Wrap Loves
Wrap Loves #5
A hand-painted swimming pool by Alex Proba, effortlessly cool clothing from Chelsea Bravo and sculptural creations by SAGE Flowers – some of the people and projects catching our eye for our latest Wrap Loves selection.
22.07.20 - Interviews
Zahra Holm finds beauty in imperfection
Originally from Sweden and Tunisia, artist Zahra Holm has made Paris her home. Using richly-coloured oil paints in her abstract portrayals of the female form, Zahra embraces imperfection to discover a fresh kind of femininity. Here she tells us about her happy place, her need for creative freedom, and her love of the unique flaws that make us human.
18.06.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #6 - Sujin Kim
She makes charming, funny, deceptively simple illustrations which always make us smile. Here the Korean designer tells us about life in Ulsan right now, and how she tries to keep positive during these strange times.
11.06.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #5 - Kentaro Okawara
The Japanese artist tells us about what life's been like in Tokyo during the Coronavirus crisis, how his work has been affected and the ‘future diary’ he’s been making about all the things he and his girlfriend will do together when they’re reunited.
22.05.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #4 - Molly Rose Dyson
We hear from the Berlin-based illustrator about the current lockdown situation in Germany and how things are beginning to ease, WFH in a flat-share and how talking to other illustrators helps her avoid the ‘pressure to produce’ that social media can cause.
21.05.20 - Wrap Loves
Wrap Loves #4
From John Booth's colourful new clothing collaboration with Sunspel, zines about murals and Dusen Dusen's dreamy dog beds – here's our latest round-up of some of the people and projects that have been inspiring us recently.
08.05.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #3 - Cari Vander Yacht
The American illustrator, and long-time Wrap collaborator, gives us an insight into what life's like in Brooklyn at the moment and working from her one-bed apartment, reminisces about retro home-workouts and explains how having quite a goofy style is keeping her work light-hearted, even during these tough times.
04.05.20 - Showcase
Finding Balance in Shape and Colour
Alejandra García y Gutiérrez creates beautifully vibrant geometric artworks inspired by the harmony of the environment, contrasting shape and colour to find the perfect balance.
03.05.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine #2 - Alec Doherty
Morning yoga sessions, a weekly dinner menu, local wine deliveries and painting in the garden – the London-based illustrator and artist gives us the low-down on his lockdown rituals, and explains how working from home is helping him to ‘spring-clean’ his process.
27.04.20 - Showcase
Maaike Canne celebrates modernist architecture
From Le Corbusier to Frank Lloyd Wright, the Dutch illustrator's designs are tributes to some of her favourite architects, and the stories their buildings tell.
22.04.20 - Interviews
Staying Sane During Quarantine – #1 Franz Lang
The Italian illustrator shares her experience of the lockdown in northern Italy and gives us some tips on daily routines, staying creative, and the therapy of making fresh pasta.
22.04.20 - Longer read
With artworks that play with shape and perception, Tim Lahan invites his audience to look again at the everyday objects they might be taking for granted.
16.04.20 - Showcase
Lose yourself in Ana Popescu’s paintings from Japan
During her recent Japanese residency at Studio Kura, the visual artist created colourful new work that draws us in, and celebrates the overlooked corners of everyday spaces.
10.04.20 - Showcase
Antonio Carrau celebrates artistic freedom
With abstract still lifes, and art you’ll want to eat, the Uruguayan collage artist explains how he gets it right, by doing everything wrong.
07.04.20 - Wrap Loves
Wrap Loves #3 – Quarantine Special
From carve your own ring kits, to Grayson Perry's new TV show – here's a round-up of our favourite stay at home projects and quarantine-inspired workshops to help you get creative during lockdown.
18.03.20 - Interviews
The Power of Exaggeration
The London-based Swedish artist Alva Skog explores portrayals of non-binary figures with bold colours and extreme perspectives.
12.03.20 - Showcase
Sophi Gullbrants tackles sex and wellness issues in her work for Dame Products
From aphrodisiacs and blended orgasms, to fertility and trust issues, the Brooklyn illustrator’s designs explore sex-positive education.
11.03.20 - Showcase
Marylou Faure’s new show À la piscine
The French artist’s poolside-inspired exhibition at The Book Club is a daydreamer’s paradise, encouraging us to switch off and float away in our own thoughts.
11.03.20 - Wrap Loves
Wrap Loves #2
From a huge new London mural by Supermundane, to Emily Forgot's inspiring Instagram feed – here are five of our favourite people and projects that have caught our eye this month.
10.03.20 - Showcase
Bees, bottoms, and blooming plants
Across his drawings, paintings, and collages Brian de Graft creates humour-filled art that basks in the beauty and fun of everyday life.
09.03.20 - Interviews
Interview: Lindsey Hampton
From the colours and shapes to the overall form, the Vancouver-based ceramicist’s cool, striking products have all been influenced by her work as a graphic designer. We talk to her about the importance of function in her work, her thoughts on the place of ceramics in the art world, and how she’s recently been enjoying a better balance between the two disciplines she practices. Plus we get a look at her beautiful studio.
05.03.20 - Longer read
Melbourne's Mural Master
Carla McRae finds simplicity works best when it comes to creating large-scale murals – and always aims to keep a sense of fun and joy in her work.
29.01.20 - Interviews
Interview: Atelier Bingo
From artist residencies in Japan, to collaborations with fashion brands such as Gorman – we talk to Adèle and Maxime about their recent creative adventures and their new home studio space.
28.01.20 - Interviews
Interview: Charlie Oscar Patterson
Making bold graphic art pieces and large-scale murals, we sit down with Charlie to discover more about his evolving creative practice.
28.01.20 - Wrap Loves
Wrap Loves #1
From rugs inspired by rock formations to a Hawaiian shirt featuring the god of the sea – here are five of our favourite people and projects that have caught our eye this month.
08.01.20 - Showcase
Derek Abella’s textural illustrations
The Miami native on the differences between client work and personal projects, and how his home town is one of his biggest influences.
14.12.19 - Longer read
Made in Morocco
Rejecting the usual career conveyor belt, Belgian designer Laurence Leenaert followed her heart and set up a studio in Morocco. Laura Snoad travelled to Marrakech to find out the inspiring story behind the success of her brand.
13.12.19 - Showcase
"Movement, colour and madness best sum up my work"
Welcome to the world of Australian artist and designer Kris Andrew Small, whose inspirations include Keith Haring and 80s club culture, as well as his friends and family.
11.12.19 - Wrap &
A visual essay by Wang & Söderström exploring the theme 'Nude' through six abstract portraits – offering a surreal perspective on the body's largest organ.
10.12.19 - Interviews
Interview: Lilian Martinez
Lilian Martinez’s work is simultaneously powerful and incredibly charming and fun – and fully rooted in contemporary culture. In this excerpt from Wrap #12, we talk to the LA-based creative about the importance she places on painting women of colour and the concept behind her lifestyle brand BFGF.
09.12.19 - Showcase
The vibrant work of digital artist Tyler Spangler
Often veering towards the psychedelic, the California-based creative’s artwork features bold colours and dynamic patterns.
08.12.19 - Wrap &
Scent Stories: A collaboration with Anna Beam
Scent Stories by Wrap has collaborated with artist and ceramicist Anna Beam to create PAPER, COLLAGE, CLAY and GLAZE – four scented candles that through fragrance, material, and pattern, each celebrate different aspects of her work and creative process.
08.12.19 - Longer read
Faster processing power and more accessible software is spawning a new wave of hyper-real 3D illustration. We find out more about its appeal for both creators and clients.
07.12.19 - Wrap &
Introducing Wrap #12 – 'The Nude'
A glimpse inside Wrap's current edition, highlighting some of the artists involved and the features you can look forward to reading.
06.12.19 - Interviews
Interview: Kelly Anna
The joyous curves and vibrant colours of Kelly Anna’s high-energy illustrations have us totally enthralled. In this excerpt from Wrap #12, we discover how she approaches her craft, how living in London inspires her, and what a huge part her family have played in fostering her passion.
05.12.19 - Wrap &
A photo essay celebrating Charlotte Taylor's Terrazzo wrapping paper print
05.12.19 - Interviews
Interview: Alexandria Coe
Her expressive life drawings capture the movement and dynamics of the human body with beautiful simplicity. We sit down with the London-based artist to discuss her work, as well as our recent Wrap X Alexandria Coe collaboration.
01.12.19 - Wrap &
Introducing our new collection of Art Trays
We're excited to share our brand new range of birch plywood Art Trays, featuring some of our most popular artist prints from the Wrap collection.
08.12.18 - Interviews
Interview: Jonathan Niclaus
With a free, experimental style, we talk to Berlin-based Jonathan Niclaus, who has a knack for creating beautiful, elegant images. In this excerpt from Wrap #12, he explains the personal philosophies behind his intuitive approach to art and design, which is fed by music, led by colour – and embraces mistakes.