Lotta Nieminen is an illustrator, graphic designer and art director from Helsinki we had already talked about. She has studied graphic design and illustration at the University of Art and Design Helsinki and the Rhode Island School of Design. Lotta now runs her own New York-based studio. In 2014, she was nominated for Forbes magazine’s annual 30 Under 30 list in the Art & Style category. Here is a selection of her illustration work.
New York-based artist Eric Cahan explores lights and forms to create sculptural pieces inspired by sunsets, sunrises, science and nature.The artist, seeking to capture a moment of nature, photographes his works under the sun, facing the sea, surrounded by plants, in sum in natural places. The circle is complete.
Vonn Sumner Cummings is a Californian artist. Since 1997, Sumner exposes internationally. He graduated in 2000 and moved to New York, where he painted and worked in prestigious museums, including the Guggenheim. Here is a selection of portraits Vonn achieves since the beginning of his career. Colorful, paintings depict curious characters to discover images.
Japanese artist and cartographer Sohei Nishino is mapping the world’s cities. From Rio to London and from New York to Tokyo, his highly detailed maps serve up a unique portrait of some of the world’s most diverse cities. Consisting of thousands of cut-out snapshots of each location, the artist meticulously pieces together these images to form highly complicated collages.
While every major city in the world hold their own cultural particularities, many of them have huge common architectural point. This is the premise which has used the director Franck Matellini to make this split-screen video between Paris and New York to demonstrate his hypothesis. This film disclosing beauty, vitality and character of both cities is to discover below.
“Situation Room” is an immersive installation by artists Jana Winderen and Marc Fornes at Storefront for Art and architecture in New York. Looking like a kind of intriguing neon pink cave, visitors pass through small passages and can discover the interactive system of the installation. More details in images.
New-York-based artist Tom Fruin (the author of the Water Tower in New York) has decided to spread his colorful plexiglas installations in many parts of Europe with his project “Kolonihavehus” : a little house reflecting the light as church’s windows. We can admire his installations establishing since 2010 in many cities of Denmark, in Czech Republic, in Austria and today in New York.
Hong Kong-based publishing house Viction:ary has collaborated with designers and illustrators from all around the world to create their “City Guide” books’ covers. The covers represent a city map, drawn according to the artist’s style and by following a color-code for each book. Very graphic covers to discover.
Typograph Niral Parekh recently made the cover of the New York Times recomposing their logo with 3000 accumulated mail. A work called Type of Letters, emphasizing with talent the love of this artist for the paper while providing superb coverage for this reference of the American press.