Bright Illustrations of Camilla Perkins
Brighton-born illustrator Camilla Perkins uses her hand-drawn style to illustrate portraits and bright scenes. She says she "derives inspiration from encountered oddities, whether human, flora or fauna." She is an artist as well as a commercial illustrator. Blocks of color characterize her work with detailed linework, and overlaid transparent shapes.July 01, 2015
Matteo Mezzadri’s In-Studio Cities
In his series “Le Città Minime”, Italian photographer Matteo Mezzadri builds large-scale cityscapes in his studio using bricks as his building blocks. Though the bricks themselves are representational of city skyscrapers, Mezzadri uses his eye for lighting and camera positioning to breathe new life into his constructions.February 23, 2015
Azuma Makoto's "Frozen Flowers"
Tokyo-based florist-artist Azuma Makoto, who previous project included lifting a 50 year old Bonzai into space, has created an exhibition that observes the changing life of flowers than have been frozen in water. With a wide assortment of plants, Makoto places the frozen blocks in different environments. As the ice begins to melt the flower blossoms will change shape and a glowing effect takes place.January 20, 2015
Spend the Night in Sweden's Ice Hotel
Bring your parka, this ice hotel is not for the faint of heart. The temperature never drops below 23 degrees Fahrenheit and guests sport thermal underwear and hats and slip into a sleeping bag atop blocks of ice, a thick mattress, and reindeer skins. Now in its 25th year, the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden welcoes 50,000 visitors each year under a new artistic scheme. Each year, thousands of artists and creatives take part in influencing the design of the hotel. 1,000 tons of frozen water and 30,000 m3 of 'snice' (snow and ice particles mixed with air) make up this year's edition.January 12, 2015
Andy Rementer x Case Studyo "People Blocks 2"
People Blocks 2 is the latest collaboration between former Juxtapoz cover artist Andy Rementer and Case Studyo. The limited series features four new wooden characters entirely made and painted by hand. The individual pieces are interchangeable, allowing them to be re-assembled and stacked to create custom characters or abstract sculptures.November 19, 2014