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Archive for the ‘design’ Category
South Korean artist Yoo Hyun creates hyperreal paper portraits of prominent personalities by hand. Using an x-acto knife and tweezers, Hyun meticulously carves out the piece of paper until it resembles an abstract zig-zag pattern. Most of the artist’s work features famous faces such as Frida Kahlo, Pablo Picasso and Audrey Hepburn. (more)
Dutch designer Sebastian Brajkovic explores the idea of rotation in sculptural furniture. His latest works are exhibited at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery in Paris and feature warped pieces of furniture that look as if they’re being sucked into a vortex.
All socks are part of the current summer collection, that you can check out here.
Czech artist Veronika Richterová creates beautiful artworks by repurposing plastic PET bottles. You can see much more of her works over on her website.
A group of Italian scientists recently announced CoeLux, a new kind of skylight that perfectly mimics the feel of daylight. The creator’s claim the system is so effective that it tricks unknowing individuals into thinking they are looking up at the actual sun.
Lumio is a portable light that folds up just like a book. When open, it becomes illuminated from within. The cover is embedded with magnets so it can be mounted on a wide variety of surfaces. It remains lit for 8 hours when fully charged. The Lumio was designed by architect Max Gunawan.
These images by photographer Catherin Colaw are an exploration of sexuality and nakedness, vulnerability and separateness. A women’s identity is sacred and yet it is often stripped down and defined by her bare body. In this series, nudity is no longer about sexuality, but about vulnerability. Each image is a self-portrait and a meditative practice. (via)
Merging photography, sculpture and painting Amanda Charchian tries to express the subconscious sphere and mystical experiences into our physical world. Her artistic experiments come with an organic and youthful spirit.
Looking at Todd Baxter images, it’s hard to believe that these surreal scenes are created with a camera, not with a brush and paint. Baxter succeeds in loading his painterly compositions with exquisite details! see more at the official site