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Pablo Lehmann

April 12, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Argentine artist Pablo Lehmann cuts shapes and text from large sheets of paper and synthetic cloth, often using the sheets to create three-dimensional installations resembling furniture. Beautifully eviscerated books.

 

 



Art

Wild At Heart: Masking tape typography

April 11, 2011

Christopher Jobson

New work from Anna Garforth (previously). This piece was created in rural Catalunya, northern Spain using masking tape and utilzing a wire fence as a grid.

 

 



Art Design

Over It: 14 Miles of String

January 25, 2011

Christopher Jobson

This stringed typography was an experiment in collaboration between no less than eighteen Portland creatives for a 2010 show called OVER IT.

Can 18 disparate Portland artists, writers, designers, art directors, fashion designers and illustrators get together and work as a singular unit to make art? Probably not. But Chris Hutchinson, Damion Triplett, David Neevel, Jelly Helm studio, Jennie Hayes, Jimm Lasser, Julia Blackburn, Julia Oh, Kate Bingaman-Burt, Marco Kaye, Mike Giepert, Official MFG CO, Portland Foreign Legion, Scrappers, and Taylor Twist got together and tried anyway.

The result is OVER IT, an experiment in creating as a group, letting go, disagreement, misunderstanding, backpedaling and trust.

Lots more photos here. (via designspiration and aaron rayburn)

 

 



Design

50 Highest Grossing Movie Quotes

November 19, 2010

Christopher Jobson

A great infographic by Wayne Dorrington. Check out his web site for a super high-res version. (via quips)

 

 



Art Design

What Wood You Say: Made-to-order Wooden Phrases

November 18, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Chicago artist Sighn, a member of the Multi Polar Projects art collective, is carving anything you’d like out of basswood (up to 50 characters) from now through December as part of a larger ITSOK project. For you treehuggers, a tree is planted in conjunction with the Arbor Day Foundation for every piece ordered.

 

 



Design

Prints from Ugmonk

November 5, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Jeff Sheldon of Ugmonk just updated his store with these great new prints.

 

 



Art

Annie Vought Recreates Handwritten Letters with Papercutting

November 4, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Painstakingly sliced sentences by Oakland artist Annie Vought. In some of her works the lines on the paper provide a natural structure for a single piece and in others individual words are glued to pins. How obsessive compulsively awesome. See also Jill Sylvia. (via the best part)