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Passport to Trespass existed as the Polaroid travel blog of Photographer Mikael Kennedy during the years of 2006-2011. Kennedy began first taking polaroids in 1999 and continued to do so as he wandered the USA and abroad for more than a decade.
Having spent much time in Istanbul over the past year or so, certainly one of my own favourite cities, I am fascinated to see this design for one of Istanbul’s current architecture competitions.
Norwegian practice Superunion Architects have created an entry for the Istanbul Disaster Prevention And Education Center competition. Located in a void between the city and airport, the site has no historical or contemporary significance. The flat surface seemed to be lacking community and definition which is why the architecture firm decided to create a building that bordered on art.
The English Group, completed project:
Miami-based artist NFN Kalyan has created several new sculptural portraits for his ongoing series entitled ‘Nature of The Beast’. Each of the 200 pound sculptures in the series is comprised of 20+ panes of engraved starphire glass, lit with LED and contained in a walnut base. The faces featured in each work are hand drawn by Kalyan, then etched into glass by laser.
Calligraffiti is a combination of calligraphy and graffiti. Calligraphy is about the art of writing and can have many forms. Whether it be Japanese ancient brush characters, Arabic pictorial scripts, illuminated mediaeval books or swirly quill writing… all calligraphy.
The years immediately following World War II were anything but fallow. While the country struggled with rationing and rebuilding, the creative classes were gearing up to set the visual tone for the era – and the decades that followed. Spearheading the era’s new aesthetic was the Design Research Unit, an austerely monickered but eccentrically staffed graphic design studio that went on to be the model of the modern design agency.
Is Vogue Paris trying to usher in a new interpretation of the 70s and 80s in 2012? The January issue of the magazine features a Kate Moss that in a good light could be the twin of David Bowie in the glammest of his glam-rock days.
Working on the borderline of art and science, artist Macoto Murayama uses cutting-edge software and 3D modelling to combine the soft organic forms of plants with the cold representation of technical sketches.
Model Alys Hale sports Koma’s sleek designs of leather and circular motifs in Paul Scala’s wonderfully well composed outdoor photographs (along with an equally beautiful tightly controlled use of colour).
Via: Fashion Gone Rogue