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Sten & Lex

December 10, 2010

Christopher Jobson

New work by Sten & Lex using a stencil application process I’ve never seen before. Really cool. (via fecal face)

 

 



Art

Debris, Qwerty by Sarah Frost

December 9, 2010

Christopher Jobson

St. Louis artist Sarah Frost uses thousands of keys from discarded computer keyboards to create enormous textured grids.

 

 



Art Design

Make Do: Reusable Modular Pieces for DIY Projects

December 8, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Make Do is a modular construction set consisting of assorted connectors and hinges that allows you to create just about anything you can image with discarded materials found around your home or office. Finally something to do with all that Christmas trash that’s fun for the whole family. (via dornob)

 

 



Art Design

James Modern Terrariums

December 7, 2010

Christopher Jobson

James Modern designs one-of-a-kind miniature landscapes. His process begins by working with a glass blowing artist to create unique biomporphic terrariums and then proceeds to plant and substrate selection followed by several months of nurturing the delicate environment. Finally, the terrarium is delivered to the client with detailed instructions on how to care for the miniature world within. James has written a rather detailed how-to over on Design Milk today if you’re interested. I find the patience, investment in time, and meticulous attention to detail in projects like this totally thrilling. From his site:

I hope to provide the truest representation of nature using the Taoist principles of proportion and scale… taking into consideration the shape, texture and size of plants against the earth and the sky… staying true to elements that one would find in nature. These miniature landscapes are enhanced within complementary containers. More like miniature landscape design, I hope you enjoy these self-contained environments. Each represents a place you have seen or somewhere you have yet to visit… the floor of a forest in the northwest, a Zen garden in Japan, a South American tropical forest, or a wetland bog.

You can also learn more about his process, and see more of his work on his blog.

 

 



Art Design

Bookmobiles by Lisa Occhipinti

December 7, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Here’s something you can’t do with your Kindle when it finally craps out on you. These Bookmobiles by Lisa Occhipinti are available on Etsy. (via green chair press)

 

 



Art

Monochromatic Installations by Marc Anthony-Polizzi

December 6, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Love these installations by Marc Anthony-Polizzi. Gah and he’s a couple years younger than me. I quit. Many more images of this and other contemporary installations in the new book Staging Space. (via we make money not art)

 

 



Art Design

Embroidered CMYK Typography by Evelin Kasikov

December 6, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Based on the huge response to the embroidery work of Lauren DiCioccio last week I’m sure many of you will enjoy this CMYK typography by London-based Evelin Kasikov. Evelyn uses thread to mimic moiré patterns used by printers, where multiple color grids are overlapped to create shapes of blended color.