These stunning black to black flowers close-up invites us to visually appreciate the velvety texture of the petals and the dew left on. It’s also the subtlety of the monochromatic achievement which is interesting because we focus on details that we never paid attention to. A work by Bettina Güber to discover in the following.
Here’s a selection of the first photos’ submissions of the annual contest Sony World Photography Awards 2015 for the category ” Open Competition” devoted to amateurs. There’s only one month left for submissions, but while you’re waiting, you can discover the most promising candidats in the gallery.
During his trips in India, photographer Dan Eckstein captured stunning images of amazing Indian trucks that stride the roads along the country. Behind the fantastic colors and graphics that decorate these surprising vehicles, we discover the atypical lifestyle of indian truck drivers through touching portraits. A collection project named Horn Please, available online.
Swedish company Frameworks has designed the Frameworks One : a backlight photo frame commanded from your smartphone to change easily the diaporama or lighting. You can buy or sell prints of your synchronized photos in the Framework One thanks to an application set up for the project. More infos on their page Kickstarter.
How transform a popsicle into a real design piece ? Nuna brand, in collaboration with Berlin-based designers Manu Kumar & Stefan Gendl took up the challenge. By creating polygonal shapes featuring gradient colors fixed to bamboo sticks, the brand called the head chef Heiko Antoniewicz to concoct the popsicle’s flavorful tastes.
“Kinematope” is an installation executed by artist Pablo Valbuena during Nuit Blanche 2014 edition. Inside the future platform of a parisian railway, the artist installed a massive light and sound effect worthy of a science-fiction movie. An impressive experience featuring progressive moving lights. To discover in images and video.
Kevin Dart is a english designer and illustrator based in California. He worked for most of the best animated films this year as “Peabody & Sherman” or “Inside Out”, in addition to his advertising work with Passion Pictures. Recently, the artist has focused on science fiction with collaboration on the documentary series “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” and delivers, today, his interpretation of this wide theme through a series of illustration.
Reignwood Group in Beijing imagined for the luxurious residence Hamilton Scotts in Singapore, an elevator that allows the owner of each property to use a specially designed lift for cars. A new architectural touch, thought not without megalomania, so that the wealthiest can ensure the health of their luxury cars.
Hairstylist Enzo Riggio has recently opened a second hair salon in Belgium and asked to the design studio Creneau International to imagine the graphic identity and decoration of the place : the “R Salon”. The team has cut in half the space according to three themes : a train station, a collegiate coffee and a warm living room, by preserving modern aspects with a mirrors’ suspension.
Netherlands-based artist Stefan Bleekrode has the incredible ability to work straight from memory and create newly-imagined but highly realistic cities. His series entitled “Cityscapes” offers a hyper-detailed interpretation of architectural memories through the United States and Europe. To discover.
At the Design Miami 2014, American artist Jeanne Gang designed a polar and glacial environment for the brand Swarovski. The installation “Thinning Ice” uses icebergs’ shapes and imagery to recall the visual identity of the brand, the crystals of stones and diamonds and to invite visitors to discuss about receding glaciers.