This installation is called “Snowflake” and was created by the designer Tokujin Yoshioka who previously worked for Hermes, for their window display design. This time, Kartell has engaged him to do this amazing project for their flagship store in Milan. He was able to recreate the feeling and atmosphere of winter and snow through his installation made entirely from transparent acrylic prism rods.
Toronto-based artist William Fisk has produced a collection of astoundingly photorealistic paintings that is simply titled “Portraits”—instead of people, they depict second-hand items like vintage gadgets.
From an old Minolta camera to a pair of over-sized retro headphones, these paintings could easily be mistaken for photographs—it is hard to believe that they have been created with brushes and pigments.
Corrado Vanelli is a stunning digital artist living and working in Italy. He discovered computer graphics several years ago (around the mid 90′s). After some experiments with 3D modeling he decided to work only with 2D painting because its for him the best way to expand and concretize his ideas.
Carlo Bernardini started out his career in the early 90′s with an abstract painting that concentrated on the dialectical relationship between line and monochrome, diversified moments of representative conception of space-light. He started using fiber optics in 1996, transforming dark spaces into abstract light environments. Most of his site-specific installations are based on triangular forms or similar geometric shapes.
French photographer Nicolas Rivals is based in Paris. In one of his latest series entitled ‘Eloge de la Stabilité’ (In Praise of the Stability) he creates amazing light paintings. Regarding them he associates: ‘There is always hope that even in the depths of night a glimmer will appear.
Grenada-based artist Paco Pomet creates fantastic oil paintings that are a blend of vintage holiday pictures and historical landscapes with a bizarre visual twist.
From dog-headed humans to a violent explosion over a lake, his pieces reflect an offbeat sense of humor.
Laura Bifano grew up on the very damp east coast of Vancouver island where she spent the better part of her childhood drawing demented pictures for the entertainment of friends and family alike.
Her paintings range from being whimsical and lighthearted to macabre and subtly disquieting. Her characters exist in their own quiet world, immediately accessible and distant.
(L7M, Lg) was born in the countryside of São Paulo, in 1988, and since very early he started his relationship with art. In his childhood, he had participated of many contests and had also won many cultural awards. When 13 years old he had his first contact with the spray, which opened his eyes for new techniques and consequently new experiences and mixtures with china ink, latex, pastel and acrylic.
There is nothing much to say about Brazilian street artist DMS except, mind boggling. The artist uses human expressions in his paintings and it comes off. DMS is the short form Devi De Milo Santos. You will find his murals, portraits, facial paintings all over the streets of Brazil.
Nike’s ‘Swoosh’ logo is an iconic symbol of modernity, youth, athletics and fashion, but what if it were inserted into slightly more ‘classical’ scenarios? The company was named after the Greek goddess of victory, and we’re not sure if she would approve of these wacky mashups.
The creator of Tumblr site ‘Swoosh Art’ juxtaposes old and new classics, incorporating the famous Swoosh into a myriad of classical paintings.
Designed by Duncan Frazier and Steve McGuigan of Brookyln-based BitBanger Labs, the Pixelstick is a fancy new gadget for creating long-exposure light paintings. The device reads digital images created in Photoshop (or any other editor) and displays them one line at a time through an array of 198 full-color RGB LEDs. The images can be any height up to 198 pixels tall and many thousands of pixels wide creating huge possibilities for visual effects. You can see more example images created with the device here and learn more about it on Kickstarter.
Her name is Lora and she’s probably British because of her website url (.co.uk). There’s not much information on her DeviantART account, and all we can say is that she pretty much does some seriously cool watercolor paintings.
Nathan Brutsky is an Israeli artist living and working in Tel-Aviv who painted the amazing works with a new combination of color, harmony, and overflowing yet quiet energy, as well as intense textures that are also exquisitely balanced and refined.
Street art by Brazil based graffiti artist Andre Muniz Gonzaga, aka Dalata. Andre creates his work on some irregular objects in a style of abstract and surrealism using variety of techniques – painting, drawing and sculpture.
“Pracownia” is the tenth project of the collection “XII”, designed entirely by Karina Wiciak.
The restaurant is called “Pracownia” (which in Polish means “workshop”), because it was designed as a light pastiche of a painter’s studio. The most characteristic features of the interior are colourful blobs, because almost the entire interior of the “Papiernia” has been splashed with paint, from floor through furniture to the ceiling. It was not designed to be youth interior in the pop-art style, but to be modern, elegant restaurant.