The photographic series “Geometrie #1” is the signature work of architectural photographer Paolo Pettigiani. The collection highlights multum peculiar shapes of the buildings, as well as the graphical mosaic of colors and forms in the cityscape. They seem to be unreal, almost kept in cubic concept. The images give an impression to be situated in different realm as the part of the ‘non-place’ location, stored somewhere in our imagination. In fact, the pictures are captured in real locations though. The photographer wanted to express the idea of relevant place showcasing minimalistic geometry as a result. Continue reading “PHOTOGRAPHY: Minimal Geometry by Paolo Pettigiani.”
Brooksbank & Collins’ Boullee Table – exquisite in form and distinguished in concept. Continue reading “DESIGN: Intergalactic table by Brooksbank & Collins.”
The captivity of minimalism in the urban images is a very interesting topic for photography. The idea of eclectic imagery of the cityscape was captured by photographers Nick Frank and Jeannette Hägglund. The result was stunning, not only because of the lucid architectural elements, but also the juxtaposition of the vivid spectrum of colors, shapes and structures in modern cities. The locations were also selectively splendid – Copenhagen and Malmö that are the cradles of the architectural wonders in Scandinavia.
At first sight, it looks like a meticulous construction that was created with the passion to every single detail and impressive knowledge about technology and design. Continue reading “DESIGN: Kinetic ‘Insecta’ Lamps by U-Ram Choe.”
The captivating design of the Research Pavilion at the University of Stuttgart recalls numerous possible connotations because of the characteristic shape. Continue reading “ARCHITECTURE: The Research Pavilion at the University of Stuttgart.”
Mesmerizing images of Michele Durazzi coalesce architecture, minimalism of photography and surrealism of cityscapes. The Florence – based artist created this project “What is metaphysics” after the idea of a philosophical work by Martin Heidegger. The zoom-in geometry, 3D images, surreal minimalism and architecture are about to showcase blurring borders between the fantasy and reality. The concept of minimalism is cleverly captured the by base of white and blue colors. There are numerous elements that sustain the fairy-tale like cityscape merging with the nature : a vortex in the public square, clad elevation accompanied with the water reflection, a circular swimming pool seen from aerial view and many more. Just take a look!
Designers’ Duo Nara Papakaliati & Vaya Nikolakopoulou (NAYA Fashion Design) together with Anna Moraitou (Anna Moraitou Design) seek for innovative concept while working on wooden inspirations. They went beyond the standard of classic fashion and introduce structures of modern industrial design. Continue reading “FASHION DESIGN: NAYA Fashion Design – WOODEN DESIGN MERGING FASHION AND ARCHITECTURE.”
Guangzhou Opera House Zaha Hadid Architects. Continue reading “ARCHITECTURE: Guangzhou Opera House Zaha Hadid Architects.”
The mystic futurism of Kofta Bags is not only mesmerizing in it’s concept, but also highly innovative in it’s functionality, The idea of the collection is based on Marcel Proust saying “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes”. Continue reading “FASHION: The mystic futurism of KOFTA BAGS.”