Symmetry, illusion and void by Maria Svarbova

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Themes of life often set up in Socialist-era public spaces – such as dining, swimming, a visit to the doctor – mundane aspects are triggering Maria Svarbova's conceptual photography the most. Born 1988 in Slovakia, she studies restoration and archaeology but found a medium for her artistic expression in photography.       © Maria Svarbova Her strong identity is characterised by the tranquil atmosphere that …

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Designer of the year 2017: Tristan Auer

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Maison & Objet Paris has chosen to spotlight during the September edition Tristan Auer as Designer of the Year 2017. His name is associated with elegance developing his own eclectic signature moving in between classical and contemporary references which his combines with well-balanced results. He features a stunning portfolio ranging from Chanel, Nina Ricci, Hotel du Louvre, Hotel de Crillon Palace to …

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New Art Direction by Cristina Celestino for Fornace Brioni

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You might think, it is probably the best kept secret where designers get their inspiration from - but looking at the work and some of the art direction by Cristina Celestino, some of her secrets seem to unveil. We can see artful connections to modern fairy tales, combined with spectacularly translated designs, reminiscing fashionable jewelry. Quoted to be a ‚Superstar‘ during the …

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Lost Marbles by Martina Maffini

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We are back from the Salone del Mobile working through the hundreds of images and still analyzing what we spotted during last week. I will explain you soon the kind of report we are working on, since this year the focus will be different to the 2016 review. Meanwhile, we'd like to introduce you today to Lost Marbles, a rather poetic …

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Zuza Mengham translates scent into new sensory forms

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London based artist and designer Zuza Mengham explores the fine boundaries of crafts and research of new materials and technologies. Her long term project of resin sculptures is among my favorite projects I have seen lately on the net when it comes to building up new and stunning brand communications. In a nutshell, Zuza Mengham translates scent into new sensory forms. A series of …

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