Recently I came across this beautiful linocut greeting cards and couldn't resist to share them here. The author of this cards is Claire Spencer from Work On Paper Studio. You can find her cards on Etsy.Read More
Here in Europe spring is in the air! I have plants and light on my mind these day, so here is a perfect artist - Ashley Bram-Johnson from ABJ Glassworks studio based in Philadelphia, PA. Working to create whimsical and modern pieces for the home using traditional stained glass techniques, and inspired by the nuances of light throughout the day and the changing of the seasons (source)
Here are some of terrariums and jewelry boxes by ABJ Glassworks.Read More
In the Mappa Mundi Series, Ewan David Eason explores the sacred spaces between the roads in diverse metropolitan cities. By removing the street names and colouring the buildings in gold, he aims to draw on the egalitarianism of the city and the sacredness therein. The title was inspired by the medieval Mappa Mundi – a general term to describe maps of the world. Taken from the latin words mappa (cloth or chart) and mundi (of the worlds). The majority of the maps were circular – in the reference to Biblical verses such as Isiah 40:22Read More
Have you seen these beautiful wind maps by Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg?
Click on "Wind Map project" page to see it live (movie) or check their other data visualisation projects on their site - hint.fm .
One of my classmates at Map Design class, Michele, sent us link to these beautiful work by Matthew Picton. He created maps/sculptures of several cities using unique material for each city. Many of them were partially burnt to show historical fire or bomb damages during the war, like in London 1940 work:
Sculpture of Jerusalem was created from: The New Testament, The Torah, The Armenian Bible and The Koran:
Dresden map created from music score of Wagner’s Ring cycle: