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Art

Crayon sculptures by Diem Chau

April 16, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Wonderfully detailed sculptures carved from crayons and pencils by artist Diem Chau. (via beautiful decay)

 

 



Art

Abstract Apocalypse: The Paintings of Konstantin Batynkov

April 11, 2011

Christopher Jobson

This weekend while looking through a couple dozen Russian art gallery web sites (isn’t that how you spend your weekend?) I discovered these truly surreal paintings by Moscow-based Konstantin Batynkov. I urge you to click on his works to view them larger, as it’s difficult to discern exactly what’s happening in the frenzied brush strokes of each painting. Helicopters and skydivers dot the sky like the black plumes of anti-aircraft fire, while dinosaurs and knights on horseback joust on the horizon. Flying submarines, hovering trains of semi-trailer trucks, everything quixotic and anarchistic all at once. Really amazing stuff.

 

 



Design

Toothpick Typography

April 4, 2011

Christopher Jobson


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Swiss design student Jérôme Haldemann was given the class assignment of creating a font based on an animal theme. The animal he received at random: a hedgehog. Behold his prickly, three-dimensional interpretation of Bodoni: TYPICK. Thanks Jérôme for sharing your work with Colossal!

 

 



Music

Woodkid: Iron

March 30, 2011

Christopher Jobson

An epic new music video for California band Woodkid, directed by Yoann Lemoine. (via kastormag)

 

 



Art Photography

Shauna Richardson: Chrochetdermy

March 23, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Maybe I’m late to the table on this one, but I just encountered Shauna Richardson‘s taxidermy crochet for the first time. I don’t think they require a terrible amount of explanation, but I will say that the photography of her taxidermy “in the wild” is really pretty striking. Also via her website: “For two years she has been creating the largest single-handed crochet sculpture in the world. The finished piece will be housed in a mobile glass taxidermy style case and tour throughout 2012.” What! Can’t wait to see the unveiling of this crochet behemoth. (via who killed bambi)

 

 



Design Illustration

Archetypes iPhone Wallpapers by Attitude Creative

March 7, 2011

Christopher Jobson

A wonderful set of illustrations by Attitude Creative which are available now as iPhone wallpapers and will eventually be produced as posters, shirts, and bags. “Archetypes is a personal project reflecting our love of space, animals and psychology. Using geometric shapes and illustrations of animals we’ve created interpretations of different animal archetypes.” (via behance)

 

 



Design Music

Sims: Bad Time Zoo

March 7, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Packaging design by The Pressure for Minneapolis-based musician Sims that involved the creation of an original display font and design of three DIY foldable paper predators within the linar notes of their latest album “Bad Time Zoo”.