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Illustrations by Lotta Nieminen

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.

Photo Collage Turned into Citymaps

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.

Split Screen of Paris vs New York

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.

Movie Recipes Posters

For the International Latino Film Festival in New York, HBO made some small humorous illustrations explaining step by step the progress of some kind of movies. These posters contains the necessary ingredients for a spaghetti western, or a romance. To discover in the following.

Plexiglas House in New York

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.