“Computers are to design as microwaves are to cooking.” This month’s Designer Desktop was designed by Jessica Wright. She chose to illustrate a very interesting quote from Milton Glaser.
Karen Kurycki designer/illustrator in Jacksonville, FL. Design is her passion and she loves to combine illustration with design in her commercial work. Karen has been experimenting with watercolor since her days at Kent State University, embracing its unpredictability and the surprises that can come out of using It. She admits that in her view of the world she usually sees the humorous, the quirky, the slightly off “normal”, which she tries to communicate through her design and illustration.
Stretched Pavilion / Rozciągany Pawilon / Project took place during a residency in Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart with invited residents and emplyees of the institution placed along walls and in the studios along castle’s courtyard.
Is what we see a conceptual state of mind? Montreal-based, Baillat Cardell & fils created the video content and lighting design you are about to see for the video screens of the Grand Foyer Culturel de la Place des Arts in Montreall; The videos were produced in collaboration with illustrators Capucine Labarthe and Lino. With Montreal being appointed UNESCO City of Design.
Art installation in 21st Century Museum of Art, at Kanazawa Japan by artist Leandro Erlich .
When seen from the deck, the pool appears to be filled with deep, shimmering water. Visitors are confronted with a surreal scene: people, fully clothed, can be seen standing, walking, and breathing beneath the surface of the water. It is only when visitors enter the Duplex gallery from the basement that they recognize that the pool is empty, its construction a visual trick fashioned by the artist. A large, continuous piece of acrylic spans the pool and suspends water above it, creating the illusion of a standard swimming pool that is both disorienting and humorous.
designer preston moeller
portrait © designboom
Preston Moeller constructed the frame of the ‘Rubberband Chair‘ from wire. The structure was then bound in 65,000 colorful rubber bands offering a seat that gives a bit of a bounce and flexibility when sat upon.