Posts Tagged ‘design’

scavenger hunt

15Apr13

Connecticut-based artist Amy Eisenfeld Genser layers, rolls, and cuts paper to make these beautiful paper collages over her painted surfaces. It is evident that patterns in nature influence Genser, considering for example the beehive layout of the paper elements and the organic qualities of the compositions. I love the flow of the paper and color schemes within […]


photo sculpture

07Feb12

Maurizio Anzeri embroiders linear designs over old photographs with bright, colorful thread. He calls the finished products “photo sculptures” because the embroidery adds dimension to the flat photographs. His obvious tendency towards design in his embroidery certainly transforms the photographs into something different. This article seems to let on that his process is mostly intuitive: […]


iconatomy

02Nov11

Swedish artist George Chamoun made these digital collages by overlapping images of classic icons with popular icons of today. By no means was this a quick process! He did not alter the images at all, so finding the right portraits with a compatible angle and expression required a lot of sifting.  I like the organic […]


fashion friday

12Aug11

Lovin these fashion illustrations by Brazil-based Camilla do Rosario, particularly how she mixes delicacy with dominant patterns and colors. Color and negative space are balanced so that a focal point (the model) is clear. Her meticulous use of line is also attractive (surprise surprise.) The hair of each figure is impressive, but I keep going […]


Now, here are some of my favorite illustrations by Sandra Dieckmann. Her work encompasses a variety of application, from magazine covers and drawings to T-shirts and patterns. Design seems to be a central focus, along with an obvious tendency toward animals. images via her website.


ornate details

18Jun11

I admired this stencil I found on a sidewalk in Budapest. I suppose the artist handmade the stencil so that it relates to the ornate designs that are incorporated in doorways and detailed areas of buildings throughout the city. Something about seeing a similar design on the ground, from one person’s recent handiwork, invokes a […]