Monthly Archive for January, 2010

Olafur Eliasson

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The simple, compelling work of Danish artist Olafur Eliasson.

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Helmut Ditsch

These are the incredible photorealistic landscape paintings by the Argentinian artist Helmut Ditsch. The painting titled ‘Ten Commandments II’ has a special significance for the author of this post. As I have stood in pretty much in that exact same spot. It was at sunrise, after a three hour trek guided by Bedouin in the moonlight of Mount Sinai.

Via Diego Gravinese

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Julien Langendorff

I’m diggin’ the work of Parisian-based artist Julien Langendorff. His work is a mix of illustration, papercuts, films and collages, which have been exhibited in numerous galleries in NYC, Paris, Berlin and Victoria (Australia). If you like his work, make sure to check out his ‘Rise of the Golden Sun’ installation. Stunning.

Via Bryony Lloyd

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Svpply

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Svpply is a retail bookmarking and recommendation service, filtered through the collective wishlists of invited members, featuring the full spectrum of retail products, from the exclusive to the wholesale. Its like flicking through a shopping catalogue  when you were a child picking out items that you wished you could have, but except Biker Mice From Mars action figures, it has some tasty fashion and design related items. I love it

Topshop

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Everytime I have been in Topshop with the lady friend, I always thought that the clothing giant had a really nice design aesthetic through their literature, signage etc. Now i know why, Shaz Madani was part of the in-house design team.

Via Iain Claridge

Hubero Kororo

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Very cool interactive cd designed by Hubero Kororo, video below. No idea how this is created or who makes this but would be very interested to find out.

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Judith Seng

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Lovely sculptural work of Berlin-based Judith Seng.

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Noon

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Noon Studio is a collaboration between Taiani VincentGautier Pelegrin.

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Dan Stafford – Updates

Dan Stafford is a talented London-based illustrator, and guess what? The man has just updated his website. He creates super-slick and intelligent visual solutions to explain illusive ideas of complex cultural identity with a mix of startling colour and precise semiotics.

Design with Conscience

Couple of brilliant conscientious design pieces at this years Brit Insurance Design of the Year Awards that caught my eye. First off…

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The Mad Hatter

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To celebrate the release of Tim Burtons Alice In Wonderland, Disney have released a stunning promotional package to coincide with the films release. Anyone from Disney HQ reading this post who has a spare copy of this beauty lying around don’t hesitate to get in contact. :D

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If You Could

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All the images are now up from the amazing ‘If You Could‘ collaborative project. Stunning, buy the catalogue.

Daniel Flösser

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Got a nice email from Danish designer Daniel Flösser, who has worked on some great identity and branding projects, both personal and at Make. Cheers Daniel. And apologies to anyone that has emailed recently, we are only just getting through some at the moment.

The Particle

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“The Particle”, by Alex Posada is a ‘kinetic sculpture that experiments with color, sound and movement. A sensor monitoring system analyzes the users movements in the exhibition space. Around the space occupied by the sculpture defines a surround sound system that reacts and becomes one with the movement and light.’ . . . simply stunning, great work Alex. Watch the process video here, with a photo series on Alex’s flick’r here.

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