Artist Scott Blake, known for his barcode art, has recently experienced the flipbooks. He has designed 4 little books with perforations that shape patterns in movement when we turn rapidly the pages of the book.
The work of artist Sarah Oppenheimer is based on the destruction of empty and white rooms with mural incisions or mirrors installations. She creates trompe-l’oeil that change our perceptions of the walls and their openings by giving the impression to be in a maze with windows leading to an empty or infinite space.
Kate Jones, an English graphic designer also known as Mobokeh, drew her inspiration from TV shows and movies that she liked to make visuals of several characters. We can find the famous Heisenberg from Breaking Bad, Gollum and Gandalf from The Hobbit, Katniss from Hunger Games, Batman, Black Swan and also James Bond.
If carvings glass of K.William Lequier may remind us those Paul DeSomma and Marsha Blaker one’s, their manufacturing technique is quite different. In a unique style, the artist has developed for more than a decade and a half a special technique. He uses a sander and a diamond saw to shape these magnificent floating waves.
Sweden graphic designer Viktor Hertz launched a new project of movie posters that paies tribute to pop culture. Through two frames and pictograms’ characters, the poster summarizes classics such as Forrest Gump, several Star Wars, Pulp Fiction, Fight Club and The Big Lebowski. There is one month left to support this project on Kickstarter.
L’Atelier des Martyrs has recently launched a project on Kickstarter platform. With a delicate visual identity, they wanted to design candles with exclusive floral smells and a Japanase aesthetic inspired by wasi-sabi for the illustrations of their packagings and their perfumed notebooks.
As a part of the STRP Biennale, “Hakanaï” is a project by duo Adrien M / Claire B. It’s a cube in which a dancer is trapped in a 3D mapping experience where the projections interact with his movements, thanks to captors. This performance happened on last 17th march, at the BAM’s Fishman Theatre.
The project “Ekimetrics” in Paris consists in the setting of 1000 square meters of offices with furniture and wooden blocks that allow a pleasant and ludic interactions for the employees. Architect Estelle Vincent is the creator of the installations “Eki.Cube”, “Eki.Truck”, “Eki.Table”, “Eki.Gallery” and “Eki.Cabane” that are between professional meetings and convivial spaces.
Italian studio Rota-Lab has imagined the bench “Arboreus”. With its wooden rising and waving branches, this bench has been entirely made by hand with American walnut tree and massive ash. Inspired by natural and organic shapes, this sculpture can be an interesting playground for your pets.
With his collection “Bancs Spaghetti”, designer Pablo Reinoso re-invents the conventions of the public benches’s design basing on the theme of the “spaghetti” pastas. Made in wood, these benches have extremities that climb and curl like spaghettis, with a movement that fits to the architecture of the place they have been thought for.