“Fictitious Dishes” is a brilliant book written by Dinah Fried and published by Harper Collins. This very smart project consists in illustrating the most famous meals of the world’s literature : from Marcel Proust and his madeleines to The Great Gatsby and his dry-martinis through the tea that Alice shares with the The Hatter.
Based in Israel, the artist Peddy Mergui has proposed a series of food packaging, from the lines of the biggest luxury brands. Each food carries the familiar identity of a well-known such as Gucci, Prada, Tiffany, or Apple brand. Each packaging is studied in relation to the identity of a brand and his logo. A chic discovery to contemplate later in the article.
The artist Samantha French reveals the magnificent series of paintings: portraits of men and women under water. Very realistic creations expressing the world under water. Every detail is present, sunlight on water, air bubbles in the water, the color tone underwater, aquatic atmosphere. Absolutely amazing to discover in the rest of the article works.
The modern sculptor Italian Livio Scarpella we discover some works from his collection, especially sculpture portraits, androgynous characters, hidden beneath a transparent veil that exudes the look on their faces. These sculptures are complemented by a kind of colored stone replacing the human heart. A true artistic discovery to contemplate later in the article.
The photographer Owen Perry has taken pictures of the El Tatio geysers for his series “El Tatio”. Located in the Northern Chile, these 80 active geysers are under one of the biggest geysers’ fields. Mineral patterns with colors full of very beautiful shades and reflections : his series is to discover below.
Bravado Spice Co is a company of hot sauces created by James Nelson and Jeremiah Tallerine. The identity, packaging design, and website were designed by Joel Owen Schierloh. A strong identity, characterized by a red chili, both hot and delicious. A beautiful identity to discover below.
French artist Maud Vantours plays with paper, colors and collages by realizing paper works in 3D. Her circular and geometric shapes have an effect of depth, her floral patterns give an impression of relief and her spirals look hypnotizing. A work to discover in the next part of the article.
Focus on the Castello di Sammezzano, hidden amidst the Tuscan hills of northern Italy castle. Built there over 400 years, this incredible building was forgotten population before being found and soon transformed into luxury sports complex, including a boutique hotel, apartments etc.. An incredible discovery to contemplate later in the article.