Some things are just pretty.
The Review Design & Print Awards
Paris Baguette Packaging
Secluded Library in the woods
The Leopard | A Novel
A Tome With No Ink
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Michael Hansmeyer is an architect and programmer who explores the use of algorithms and computation to generate architectural form.
Always an eccentric chef, it only seems apt that Heston’s latest book, Fantastical Feasts (pub. Bloomsbury), features some equally fantastical (and quite delicious!) illustration.
Illustrations by Tom Lane.
As part of my roadtrip around America, I’ve seen Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, where 60ft unfinished sculptures of former US presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln are magnificently carved into the face of the granite rock of the Black Hills.
The true scale of the monument can only be fully appreciated when stood at the foot of these faces that tower over you. The real skill of the sculptor Borglum, is in the depiction of Roosevelt’s spectacles – a triumph of planning and vision.
Annual reports, they don’t conjure up images of creativity. Annual reports for financial institutions even less so; but this particular example breaks free from the mold – simply gorgeous work here. I love the way that the numerals reference monetary typography.
Look-book for a children’s fashion label, wonderfully autumnal, with lovely design touches such as the green velvet ribbon capturing the tone of the book brilliantly.
Via Estudio Dorian.
Here are some eyecatching plates by USA based designers Millamella. Some really vibrant use of illustration on an often-neglected canvas for art.
Via Design Work Life.
Beautifully stripped to the bones, this poster for Tom Ford’s 2009 film, A Single Man is quite attractive.
Via Iain Claridge.
The cover of this Italian book caught our eye – simply lovely linework and foiling, giving it a very organic feel.
Some interesting works here by Anthony Gormley. I love how the shape takes hold only when all the rods come together in a carefully thought out way.
Via Anthony Gormley.