Helena Wilson Beevers

Helena Wilson-Beevers is a freelance writer and blogger specialising in design, fashion and lifestyle. Follow Helena on Twitter @mummymode. Or visit her blog.

Helena has authored 52 posts. Website: http://mummymode.co.uk/
All 52 articles submitted by Helena Wilson Beevers:

Regina Lee Blaszczyk to Lead an Event at the Smithsonian Today, Tuesday 25th September About New Book “The Color Revolution”

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Sep 25th 2012
Regina Lee Blaszczyk to Lead an Event at the Smithsonian Today, Tuesday 25th September About New Book “The Color Revolution”

The relationship between color, fashion and commerce has developed significantly over the past century. In her new book “The Color Revolution”, award-winning historian Regina Lee Blaszczyk explains this, highlighting the psychology and processes involved between color and consumer culture. Published last month, “The Color Revolution” focuses on the innovation that occurred between 1850 and 1970, an era that saw the emergence of ‘color stylists’ or ‘color forecasters’. To mark her recent book release, Blaszczyk is to lead a conversation... CONTINUE READING

Christopher Bonanos Explains the Inspiration Behind his New Book, “Instant: The Story of Polaroid”

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Sep 18th 2012
Christopher Bonanos Explains the Inspiration Behind his New Book, “Instant: The Story of Polaroid”

Christopher Bonanos, a senior editor of New York magazine, has written a book to be released on September 29th 2012, charting the dramatic tale of the Polaroid camera. “Instant: The Story of Polaroid” uncovers the history behind this iconic brand, discussing everything from its rise in popularity and pop-culture status to its later decline into bankruptcy. Created by Edwin Land in 1937, Polaroid was initially developed from a garage workshop. The company flourished and its first instant camera was... CONTINUE READING

Stranger & Stranger Design Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s White Rabbit Bottle

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Sep 14th 2012
Stranger & Stranger Design Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s White Rabbit Bottle

Packaging design company Stranger & Stranger have created a commemorative Jack Daniel’s bottle to mark the 120 year anniversary of the White Rabbit Saloon, a watering-hole set up by the man himself in his hometown of Lynchburg, Tennessee. As covered by our friends over at Lovely Package, ‘this bottle celebrates the great man’s bar’. Stranger & Stranger is a packaging design and branding company that creates over 100 drinks brands globally each year, making them the perfect choice to... CONTINUE READING

Entire Collection of Andy Warhol’s Work To Be Sold This Fall

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Sep 12th 2012
Entire Collection of Andy Warhol’s Work To Be Sold This Fall

As announced on Wednesday 5th September 2012, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts are to sell and donate its entire collection of the artist’s work this fall. Amongst the vast collection is prints, paintings and photographs, including pieces that have never been seen before by the public. Christie’s auction house has entered into a long-term deal in order to sell the works as it is expected to take a number of years. The process will be completed... CONTINUE READING

Adam Lewin Creates Berlin Fashion Week’s Fantastic Visual Artwork

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Sep 6th 2012
Adam Lewin Creates Berlin Fashion Week’s Fantastic Visual Artwork

Adam Lewin is an artist and illustrator hailing from New York City. His most recent piece is the key visual artwork for Berlin Fashion Week. Entitled Showroom Days, the collection focuses on over 150 designers and artists, both national and international. More than 50 locations across Berlin have been used to showcase the collections, installations, retrospectives and photography of these individuals. After studying at Pratt Institute and The Gerrit Rietveld Academie in the Netherlands, Lewin worked as an illustrator... CONTINUE READING

Interactive Developer Matthew Wallace Launches Walgreens Mobile App

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Sep 6th 2012
Interactive Developer Matthew Wallace Launches Walgreens Mobile App

As covered by Vitamin T, interactive developer Matthew Wallace and partner Driftlab have recently created a mobile app for Walgreens. The app, which is available at www.neurobowl.com, marks Wallace’s transition from his work around the Flash interface into the sphere of mobile development. Here we speak to Wallace and uncover the path he has taken so far in order to find out more about his latest project… Q1. How did you become an interactive developer? I started off building... CONTINUE READING

Art Space Tokyo: The Brand New Digital Edition

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Aug 31st 2012
Art Space Tokyo: The Brand New Digital Edition

On 21st August 2012 Ashley Rawlings and Craig Mod launched the digital edition of Art Space Tokyo. As well as releasing the book online it is also now available across all digital publishing platforms. The original version of Art Space Tokyo was a 272 page guidebook published in 2010 covering the museums and galleries in and around Tokyo. The book focuses on 12 galleries and areas of cultural interest and features essays about the Tokyo art scene and interviews... CONTINUE READING

Red Bull Creates Interactive Launch to Promote Jessie Ware’s Debut Album ‘Devotion’

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Aug 28th 2012
Red Bull Creates Interactive Launch to Promote Jessie Ware’s Debut Album ‘Devotion’

Drinks brand Red Bull have recently been supporting Jessie Ware with the launch of her eagerly anticipated debut album, Devotion. Released on Monday 20th August, Devotion was recorded at Red Bull Studios in November 2011 with the help of co-producers Dave Okumu and Julio Bashmore. In addition to a 30 minute performance at the studio on the release date, Red Bull collaborated with Studio Moross to create a live art installation in East London’s Broadway Market which ran from... CONTINUE READING

J.B Chaykowsky Designs Spectacular New Branding for Taco Joint

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Aug 1st 2012
J.B Chaykowsky Designs Spectacular New Branding for Taco Joint

As seen on Art of the Menu, J.B Chaykowsky has designed spectacular new branding for Taco Joint. J.B.Chaykowsky describes himself as a “multi-disciplinary designer”, whose expertise lies in branding, both in terms of environment and experience. The man behind numerous exciting projects, all of which are referred to in his blog, is also responsible for the re-branding of Taco Joint. This is a mission of which Art of the Menu proclaim “with a fun, handmade aesthetic and exclamation points... CONTINUE READING

Design Inspiration: The Graphic Duo Behind Organic Brand Pipcorn

By: Helena Wilson Beevers on Jul 26th 2012
Design Inspiration: The Graphic Duo Behind Organic Brand Pipcorn

As reported by Lovely Package, graphic designers Freddy Taylor and Noah Collin have created a range of bold brand packaging for Pipcorn, the first product from US company Pipsnacks. Using the American grocery bag as a central theme, Taylor and Collin’s work intends to mirror the natural elements of the product using simplistic yet strong imagery. Hand-stamped in an assortment of colors, this definitive style is designed to reflect the organic methods of the New York City-based snack food... CONTINUE READING

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