Miami Beach and the future:

This is one of the pieces we did recently for the Miami Beach Mayor’s Office. Though Miami Beach is mostly known as a tourist town with a large proportion of their economy being bars and restaurants, the fact is, a ton of interesting people live here, at least part time. Their business empires may be […]

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Love Matters: Rackspace

  Dave shows off his latest Rackspace swag, a black snuggie blanket and my latest “Love Matters” t-shirt that we recently made for them. Like I said before, I know it embarrasses the grown-ups to say this, but… Love matters in Business, as much as anywhere else. Rackspace knows this as much as any client […]

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gapingvoid Valentines Day Commissions

[Photo courtesy of Robert O. Dow - Warpaint Resources] [Photo courtesy of Tom McCallum - Shirlaws Coaching] [From today's newsletter:] Reserve Yours Here Hugh has decided to do some personal commissions for Valentines Day, since last year these we such a big hit! He originally wanted to limit it to five, but we’ve already surpassed that […]

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“How to make your business a better version of itself”

[A nice piece of 'signalling' we did for Rackspace etc.] Nice to see Harvard Business Review confirming what gapingvoid has been telling clients for years: that language affects the culture (and therefore the bottom line) of your business. This includes art, of course. From a language point of view, it’s a form of signalling. This […]

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“Shaking up Pharma from the inside? Exactly.”

[Some of my work appearing at a private event at Roche Pharmaceuticals a couple of months ago.]  For the last year, gapingvoid has been working intensively with Hoffman-La Roche, the large Swiss pharmaceutical company. I drew hundreds of cartoons for them in 2013. Hundreds! All to do with fostering innovative behaviors such as entrepreneurship, risk […]

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Visit the “Hughseum” at The Lab Miami

If you’re ever in Miami and want to check out my work in action, probably the best place to start is over at The Lab, Miami’s hippest co-working space, where we have a permanent installation of about 50 pieces or so. It’s also where we had our show at Art Basel Miami a month ago. […]

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Office Art: New Metal Prints

During our Art Basel show earlier this month we made a huge splash with our newest offering: gapingvoid Aluminium Prints. People love them. They look very slick and shiny. Substantial. I dunno, they just have this very je-ne-sais-quoi about them. Right now we’re just selling little 8×10 ones on the gallery site, buit in the […]

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“To Hell with the Art World. Life is short.”

[NB: It's Art Basel week here in Miami, and I'm sorry if this blog post seems a bit rattled, but it's been insane around here.] 1. First off, my “I’m Not Delusional Show” has been a fantastic success so far. What can I say? People love it. It’s not even the big weekend yet and […]

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The “I’m Not Delusional” Show: Art Basel Miami 2013

[OFFICIAL HASHTAG: #NotDelusional] RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/1jCYmeE INVITATIONS [download and print out etc].   “WE’RE ALL ENTREPRENEURS NOW” We’re are living through the greatest sociological shift since the Industrial Revolution: The Age of the Entrepreneur. No more “Jobs for Life”. No more “Business As Usual”. The combination of globalization and the advent of the Internet has put a […]

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“Who says office art has to suck?”

  “Who says office art has to suck?” It’s a rheotorical question we ask in the banner ad at the bottom of the cartoon newsletter we send out 5 times a week. It’s a fair question, certainly one not asked nearly often enough. Especially with the contemporary gallery scene going nowhere fast.       […]

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Hugh MacLeod is a genius.  Genius.

Seth Godin
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His work acknowledges the absurdity of workaday life, while also encouraging employees to respond with passion, creativity, and non-conformity...   MacLeod’s work is undeniably an improvement over the office schlock of yore. At its best, it’s more honest, and more cognizant of the entrepreneurial psyche, while still retaining some idealism.

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