Christophe Ronat is a photographer that travels all around the World finding breathtaking landscapes and portraits captivating our look immediately. From Cape Verde to India including Congo, Tibet, Ethiopia and lastly Rwanda, he takes us with him in these colorful regions inhabited by smiling people.
Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi was recently chosen for the prestigious Architecture Pritzker Prize. This artist with a pure and sharp vision of shapes, perspectives and volumes, is behind lots of projects in his country. We offer you a short selection to admire.
Kamala House, 1963
Centre for Environmental Planning & Technology, 1966-2012
Premabhai Hall, 1976
indian institute of management, 1977-1992
Aranya Low Cost Housing, 1989
Since there’s still a long wait to the next (and last) season of Game of Thrones, let’s refresh our memories of our favourite characters with the help of Robbin Gregorio’s amazing and intricate paper cuts. The Philippine illustrator and designer leaves no detail unturned, making sure to include everything from house emblems to each one’s signature features. See more of Gregorio’s work here and on Instagram.
It’s hard to notice the beauty of a basketball court when there’s a game going on, which is why we appreciate Paris-based photographer Ludwig Favre’s series New York Basketball Courts. Devoid of players, Favre lets us observe these courts without distraction, allowing us to focus on tiny details that make these New York basketball courts so interesting. The colours, patterns, and the surrounding graffiti all come together to define this public space’s charm and character.
Catello Gragnaniello is a graphic designer and artist specializing in digital based in Naples. Using 3D graphics, he realized the project called “Abstract”. On discover geometric shapes with texture or astonishing appearance and pastel colors. The rendering is as beautiful as mysterious. His work is to be discovered on Behance and Instagram.
The National Geographic Traveller (UK) Photography Competition has once again produced incredible images by participants from all over the globe. Leading the awards was Renato Granieri of South Georgia, who won the Grand Prize with his image of a pair of king penguins sharing an intimate moment. See the rest of the winning entries below of the categories Portfolio, Urban, People, Action and Video.
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Tintin the Red Squirrel’s story has been capturing the hearts and attention of people on social media. Tintin fell from the 4th floor to the garden of Decan Andersen. Suffering from a wound on his chest from the fall, Andersen nursed him back to health (with the help of his cat Coco). Today, Tintin is part of the family, free to roam and mingle with the rest of the household, as well as to visit the nearby forests and gardens. Follow Tintin’s story here, and on Instagram.
The sculptor Tony Marsh has produced a series of ceramic works with geometric shapes. Thus we find several containers of all sizes and unique style. To design them, he first used clay, then removed a maximum of material by forming holes. The goal ? Replace the mass with lightness. A work to discover on his website.
For Berlin-based English artist Keir Edmonds, drawing is a passion that consumes most of his spare hours. Edmonds had always drawn as a child, but just over five years ago picked up the habit of sketching again and hasn’t stopped since. With over 10 sketchbooks filled to the brim, Edmonds shares several pages of his amazing work below, from pen drawings to watercolours, where he draws anything and everything, from portraits to random scenes of his life in Berlin. Follow him on Instagram.
“Home”, a photographic series created by Iranian artist Gohar Dashti shows what homes become when abandoned because of the war. Inspired by the artist’s own life, the images reveal the truth about the human condition being both mortal and ephemeral in opposition with the immortality of the Nature.
The latest in the growing line of amazing co-working spaces is The Brain Embassy in Warsaw, Poland. Designed by mode:line and Adgar Poland, the 3000m space is mapped out like a human brain. Not your typical office space, each room is a uniquely decorated with elements inspired by synapses and neurons, resulting in varied themed spaces guaranteed to get your most creative juices flowing. Follow on Instagram.
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Mainly known for “I fought the law”, a rebellion against the absurdity of a number of American laws, Olivia Locher is a talented young American Photographer. Her art is imbued with her sarcastic sense of humour, and the series “How To” is no exception. With “How To”, Olivia Locher uses grotesque imagery to present surprising tutorials.
Indian designer and artist Vibhor Sogani has designed a stainless steel sculpture entitled “Kalpavriksha – the Wish Tree.” The installation is 10 meters high and was placed in the heart of a future residential complex in India. The sculpture was made from polished mirror-polished steel balls and the result is breathtaking, and Vibhor Sogani’s work can be found on his website.
Japanese design studio Nendo impresses us once again with their latest speaker Bunaco. Made from rolled strips of beech wood, which grows abundantly in Aomori, Japan, this wireless speaker produces an amazing acoustic quality because of the material’s resistance to water and its absorbing qualities. The speaker is supported with a transparent acrylic cylinder, allowing us to marvel at its wonderful craftsmanship.
Anna Caban-Szypenbeil is a 3D designer based in Warsaw. She’s focused on 3D illustration and animation. The artist often use hand made paintings or drawings in her work. Recently, she realized “The Bloom” project. This work contain organic and abstract 3D forms, textured with patterns made with the paper marbling technique. The intention was to express the magic of creation, the state of becoming and growing – like in bloom. Her work is to discover on Behance and on her Instagram.
All That Is is “a celebration of nature and a study of its permanence in the face of man’s fleeting existence” explains English photographer Toby Trueman. The piece presents 36 photographs taken at the same location and from the same elevation and viewpoint. The emergence of colours and tones was only possible through the passing, and capture, of time.