embroidery

Posts tagged
with embroidery



Art

Traumgedanken: A physical hyperlink book by Maria Fischer

January 5, 2011

Christopher Jobson

GGrr kmvmdgfffff uy. Hold on, trying to pick my jaw up off the keyboard. Traumgedanken (Thoughts on Dreams) by German artist Maria Fischer is a 76-page collection of literary, philosophical, psychological and scientific texts on dream theories interlinked with thread.

To ease the access to the elusive topic, the book is designed as a model of a dream about dreaming. Analogue to a dream, where pieces of reality are assembled to build a story, it brings different text excerpts together. They are connected by threads which tie in with certain key words. The threads visualise the confusion and fragileness of dreams.

See more via her web site. What a great 600th post for Colossal. (via fubiz)

 

 



Design Illustration

Stitched Illustrations by Peter Crawley

December 22, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Embroidery month continues here at Colossal. After a road trip across the U.S., Buckinghamshire-based artist Peter Crawley was inspired to stitch his travels onto a map. Apparently Crawley took to the medium rather quickly and he’s been unable to put down the thread ever since. His portfolio is chalk full of architectural renderings, geometric forms, typography and other illustrations all painstakingly sewn into pierced watercolor paper using cotton thread. (via creative review)

 

 



Photography

The embroidery of Daniel Kornrumpf

December 20, 2010

Christopher Jobson

When I started working on Colossal in earnest last August I did’t anticipate the rash of embroidery that would eventually makes its way here. This work by Daniel Kornrumpf is astounding.

 

 



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.

 

 



Art

Lauren DiCioccio Stitches Media and Money

December 3, 2010

Christopher Jobson

I grew up in a house where the sound of my mom’s sewing machine was constantly hammering away in the background, so it’s easy for me to appreciate how much time it must take Lauren DiCioccio to make these pieces with just a needle and thread. Especially enjoy her sewnnews series. (via who killed bambi)