To start, we collaborated with the best illustrators Luis Mendo, Haley Tippmann, Murugia, Rob Lowe aka Supermundane, and Maaike Cannes who each created unique prints that will only be available for seven days.
These will only be sold in the Creative Boom store and never elsewhere – guaranteed. In other words, you won’t find these exclusive designs anywhere else. And once they’re gone, they’re gone forever.
In the future, we will sell exclusive works of Danielle Rhoda, Sarah boris and Noma Bar. But again, these will be limited time offers, so make sure you don’t miss them. Subscribe to shop newsletter, and we’ll let you know whenever a new print is about to come out.
Additionally, each artwork is printed in the UK and Germany on the finest fine art papers, using the latest printing technology. And we’re proud to say that all postage, cloud storage, energy and travel costs are 100% carbon neutral, as we’ve partnered with Europe’s top rated printer with the most high level of customer satisfaction.
Our store is built on Creative Boom’s mission: to celebrate, inspire and support the creative community, the one we have championed since 2009. And with that in mind, we share half of all profits with those with whom we collaborate and donate 10 % of our own share. To To create, the UK’s leading charity that empowers lives through the creative arts.
Read on to find out more about our first four prints for sale in our store and the people and stories behind them. Plus what we have in store next.
We are launching our online store with a very special piece indeed.
Famous illustrator Luis Mendo started a personal project during the pandemic, creating a series of covers for a fictional magazine called The Home Stayer. Her magnificent works of art remind us of a time when we stayed at home to save lives. It also pays homage to the inspirational covers of The New Yorker.
Luis created this unique and exclusive piece for the Creative Boom Shop. “It was my way of saying that we all lived in the same town, called Home,” says Luis. Describing his style as “positive, honest, human-centered and always trying to create atmospheres relevant to the viewer,” he hopes his impression for Creative Boom will inspire everyone to enjoy their time at home.
“My wish is that this will make people sympathize with other humans,” he adds. “That if people buy the print and hang it on their wall, it will warm their hearts every time they see it.”
You have until Sunday November 21, 2021 midnight to purchase this very special A3 print.
Haley Tippmann is an American illustrator from Rochester, New York, who currently lives and works in Germany. Her style focuses on the people, places and objects found in the home, often with an emphasis on the “mundane” aspects of our lives. Her work evokes feelings of calm through the comforting familiar.
For the Creative Boom Shop, Haley created a bespoke piece of art titled Anniversary: an exclusive still life of objects in her studio and apartment that are meaningful to her. The play is about setting milestones. “This year was my 10th wedding anniversary, and around the time I got married, I also started illustrating on iPad,” she explains. “I hope other people can connect to ‘Anniversary’; that one or more of the items brings back a nice memory to them.”
Anniversary will go on sale for just seven days, starting Monday, November 22, ending at midnight on Sunday, November 28, 2021.
3. Always by Murugiah
Born and raised in the UK with Sri Lankan heritage, Murugiah is an award-winning artist and designer based in London. Describing his style as “surreal, cheerful and loud all the time and shameless, filtered through a South Asian feel”, he uses bright and bold colors along with detailed compositions to bring us psychedelic, explosive and out of the way art. this world.
Exclusively for Creative Boom, Murugiah created “Still”, a work of art based on the theme of self-reflection and stillness. It features a character called MURU, who, according to Murugiah, “takes time out of his busy day to experience this still life while also taking the opportunity to reflect on his own stillness in the busy world he lives in.”
Murugiah hopes that by seeing the artwork, “people will feel the need to self-reflect, take time to be still, time to wander, time to discover the gigantic still life. to marvel at their own life “. Still by Murugiah will be released on Monday, November 29, 2021 and will be available for only seven days.
Rob Lowe, aka Supermundane, is an illustrator whose work is instantly recognizable with his characteristic geometric designs known for their playful use of color, lines and optical effects.
For Creative Boom’s 10th anniversary in 2019, we were honored to welcome Rob as one of 10 artists to create a bespoke anniversary print for our platform with a donation of profits going to the British Heart Foundation.
Now, as we launch a more permanent online store, we’re excited to have Rob back, and he’s kindly donated this artwork again. Creativity is in us all speaks for itself and is a celebration of not only our continued love of standing up for creative professionals everywhere, but it’s also a reminder that creativity is at the heart of everything. that we do.
Creativity is in us all from Supermundane releases on Monday, December 6, 2021 and will be available for just seven days.
Maaike Canne is an illustrator and visual artist based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, who has collaborated with clients such as The New Yorker, Apple, The Atlantic, Pinterest, Die Zeit and Architectural Digest. She is known for her work of thoughtful and surreal quality, influenced by architecture, design, nature and history.
For Creative Boom, Maaike created an exclusive print called Snuff Bottles From the Qing Dynasty. This piece shows four snuff boxes in bright and colorful compositions. “Smoking tobacco was illegal during the Qing Dynasty,” says Maaike. “But the use of snuff was allowed because the Chinese believed it was a remedy for common illnesses such as colds, headaches, and stomach ailments. The bottles were usually decorated with paintings or sculptures, which distinguished those of different quality and value.Some were regarded as objects of great value, exchanged to mark social bonds or presented as gifts from the imperial court.
Therefore, there is a lot of symbolism and meaning in the images depicted on snuff bottles, and Maaike’s four contemporary designs follow this tradition.
Maaike Canne’s Qing Dynasty snuff bottles will be on sale for just seven days from Monday, January 31 through Sunday, February 6, 2022 at midnight. Our exclusive first draw of a brand new year.
We really hope you enjoy our first collection. Our store is now open, with the kick-off of illustrator Luis Mendo and his magnificent piece of art, The Home Stayer. You now have until midnight Sunday November 21, 2021 to purchase this very special A3 print. Don’t forget to subscribe to our shop newsletter to be the first to hear about future declines.