Film and Photography

London based designers Glithero are masters at documenting their creation process. Although I have seen their Blueware Vases before I hadn’t seen this beautiful ‘making of’ film. The process used is called cyanotypes, where direct impressions of botanical specimens are captured on earthenware, using photosensitive chemicals. Read the rest of this entry »

Carl Kleiner x IKEA

January 12th, 2012 Posted In:
Film and Photography

Satisfying the OCD in all of us, photographer Carl Kleiner teams up with IKEA and stylist Evelina Bratell, arranging IKEA tableware in painstaking precision. The project is a follow up to the wildly successful Homemade is Best campaign for the IKEA’s cookbook last year.

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One Week in Japan

January 6th, 2012 Posted In:
Film and Photography

I recently came across this amazing film by talented, American User Interface designer Mike Matas, who incidentally also runs an internet publishing company called Push Pop, which is currently redesigning Facebook. Made up of nearly 4000 photos that are set to music, the 3 minute film documents a week long trip to Japan, traveling through Kyoto to Nara to Hakone and ending in Tokyo. This is no ordinary slideshow. See the stills from the film on his website here. Read the rest of this entry »

Providing us with some mid-week eye candy is Studio Toogood, who, last week, transformed Kenzo’s Parisian headquarters into a vibrant fashion show for the launch of Kenzo’s first womenswear collection under the newly appointed art directors, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, at Paris Fashion Week 2011. Jean Lin always teases me for having a bit of a thing for Faye Toogood and her Studio, and it is true that this is the second Toogood appearance on the blog in under a month (click here to see the first), but with set design and styling this good, how can I resist? Scroll down to see how Studio Toogood breathed new life into the iconic brand’s traditional Paris headquarters by designing a show full of shape, colour and energy… Read the rest of this entry »