What a find! Illustrator Anoushka Matus may live and work in Zurich, but her appeal is international. As a professional graphic designer, her illustrations are witty, whimsical and poignant. Anoushka documents her everyday finding on her blog. and she sells her illustrations as screen prints (limited edition) in her shop. I'm sending a wave over the lake!
German designer Michael Schoner has designed a series of paper masks, they look a bit like future animals.
Print them out and make a test!
Chantilly lamps are dancing objects on long plywood legs. Constance Guisset main topic was to design delicate lamps at a reasonable price. Successful!
2013 was a good year, not superbe, but really ok. I'm looking forward to 2014 and I'm sure it's much better than this last year. We have big plans for 2014, I will tell you more when the time is right! Have a wonderful rest of the year and a perfect start 2014! Enjoy your days off with you're loved ones.. and make time for each other..
This monograph on the work of Britain Barber&Osgerby shows the wide range of productdesign, also included process and materials, inpirations and working methods of this great design duo.
As an obsessed collector, this book is my personal bible. Hidden Forms shows Franco Clivio's collection of objects, the unremarkable, everyday things. For Swiss readers: Museum MUDAC in Lausanne is currently showing No Name Design and the collection... Enjoy!
The stackable plastic rotation moulded stool is used as the official seating for Boundary Estate, London's first council housing project. I take one for my office too...
An intelligent project made by DesignStudio Permafrost: Behind their cute, harmless appearance, the toys are perhaps posing some silent questions about Norway’s national identity and industrial heritage...
KesselsKramer is a communication agency located in Amsterdam. The book is an elder one, released in 2005, includes the 10 years of works of the studio Kesselskramer. In my eyes this very day up to date! Unfortunately out of print...
Similar to the artist Thomas Demand but in a more poetic way, artist Paolo Ventura constructs small dioramas which he then photographs. The strong narrative content is impressing!
Probably Camilla Engman wrote the first comment on this blog... She is an artist I really admire: smart, witty, poetic and unique. She lives in Gothenburg Sweden and has an eye for finding the extraordinary in the everyday. This publication presents her inspirations, artworks, illustrations, photographs and insights in her everyday life.
Achille Castiglioni was often inspired by everday things, his work spanned throughout the fields of design and architecture. In my eyes one of the most interesting designer ever.