Based in Sydney, Henryk Lobaczewski is a talented fashion photographer, though it was never his intended career.
“While studying graphic design I got a job straight out of university as an Art Director for Lorna Jane, and they hired me under the pretense that I’d shoot their monthly look books as well," he says. "I had never used studio lights before. They bought me two. Before I knew it I… Continue
Added by Marica on February 5, 2011 at 2:30pm —
The Solomon de Rothschild’s salon was the place to be during the closing of Paris Haute Couture Week! It was here that the Italian couture house presented its elegant collection. Valentino designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli showed off a wardrobe complete with ruffles in beautiful neutral colors. It was a couture dream featuring lace, muted hues and an appearance of lovely… Continue
Added by Marica on January 27, 2011 at 9:30am —
recently earned five Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress (Natalie Portman), and Best Director (Darren Aronofsky). This fashion spread featuring Russian model Denisa Dvorakova looks like it's inspired by the magnificent ballet thriller.
Photographed by Jason Schmidt and styled by Olga Dunina, Dvorakovais is seen wearing flowy dresses and magnificent… Continue
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Let's withdraw from reality for a moment. Imagine being King Neptune and owning a luxurious underwater palace. What could possibly be more fitting than owning this unique octopus-shaped throne?
Spanish designer Maximo Riera created a series of 15 chair inspired by different animals. The most spectacular is the Octopus Chair
, which depicts a black octopus incorporated into a… Continue
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One way ticket to Benjamin Lacombe's fantasy world, please!
You may remember the name Benjamin Lacombe. He is the talented illustrator behind the most incredibly vivid pop-up book I've ever laid eyes on
. Lacombe has a way of making dreams part of our reality, showing us a world few of us could ever… Continue
Added by Marica on January 16, 2011 at 8:30am —
German artist Martin Pfeifle recently made this crazy cool installation that weaves its way through the entire floor of the former imperial abbey of Aachen-Kornelimünster in Germany. It's called Rotemartha
and was created with long tinted film strips in six shades of red. A wonderful mix of old baroque architecture with contemporary art!…
Added by Marica on January 8, 2011 at 8:30am —
American designer Matt Hawkins creates impeccable paper toys. His collection includes cartoon monsters, cowboys, astronauts, gnomes, and funny caricatures of real people. At his website, Custom Paper Toys
, you can can download free paper toys that you can cut, fold, and build yourself. The first papertoy of the new year is titled… Continue
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Marc Da Cunha Lopes lives and works in Paris. He graduated in 2005 after studying photography at Gobelins. His client list includes Playstation, Nike, Reebok, and Yoplait to name a few. His creations, used in fashion, editorial and advertising are very intriguing, original, and sometimes scary. Through use of hand-made props and digital enhancement his work equally fascinates and… Continue
Added by Marica on January 7, 2011 at 3:30am —
Matt Gaser takes us on an incredible journey through his storytelling art. It's hard not to get lost in this whimsical world he's conjured up from his imagination. The bright characters he creates are so full of life, they make you feel as if you've seen them in a wonderful dream.
"The most satisfying moment in making art is not the final idea, but the process it took to get there,"… Continue
Added by Marica on January 5, 2011 at 9:00am —
John Wright is a superb and talented photographer who's shot modern-day rock and roll royalty like U2, Lady Gaga and Michael Jackson. At 42 years old, he hails from Glasgow but works and lives in Los Angeles. Coming from a working class background and, despite the fact he's now working in the field of celebrity photography he still stays true to his roots saying, "What I do now doesn't define… Continue
Added by Marica on December 30, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Fashion photographer TIm Gutt shot this wonderful set of images that were inspired by astrological signs for Vogue's December 2010 issue. Called "Star Signs," the shoot was styled by Kate Phelan. Gutt captures model Siri Tollerod dressed up to represent the twelve astrological signs. The beautiful and whimsical outfits are by Alexander McQuenn, Lanvin and Christopher Kane among others and the… Continue
Added by Marica on December 26, 2010 at 3:00am —
Harper’s Bazaar China went on location in charming Seoul, South Korea for this beautiful photoshoot. 31-year-old Chinese actress Gao Yuanyuan is shot by Brandon and styled by fashion editor Li Hui. In gorgeous outfits, the Chinese beauty is seen all around traditional and modern Korea, making the country the hidden star of the show.…
Added by Marica on December 21, 2010 at 4:30am —
19-year-old Berlin, Germany-based student Max Siedentopf is currently studying Communication Design. His underwater photography borders on ethereal, with his models swirling around in their silk dresses. Siedentopf worked with a team to create this set which includes a designer, a make-up artist and, of course, some angelic-looking models.…
Added by Marica on December 17, 2010 at 10:30am —
The butterfly has different meanings in different cultures. Depending on where you look, it can symbolize life or death, luck or tragedy, nervousness or happiness. Designed by Dominic Harris of London-based Cinimod Studio, "Flutter" is an interactive artwork that explores the viewer’s encounter with virtual and iridescent butterflies.
The movement of the viewer around the piece determines… Continue
Added by Marica on December 17, 2010 at 8:00am —
As evident from my previous post, I have a passion for butterflies! More and more, fashion photographers and stylists are inspired by this pretty bug, and are incorporating it in their design. Here are some beautiful examples...…
Added by Marica on November 26, 2010 at 2:00pm —
Gehard Demetz is a 38- year-old mysterious sculptor. The only thing that we know about him is that he was born in Val Gardena, Italy, and that he lives in the mountains of Selva Gardena (BZ).
His marvelous wooden sculptures of children are eerily impressive. Their sad expressions are accentuated by the porcelain-like look of the wood, and the missing wooden… Continue
Added by Marica on November 26, 2010 at 12:39pm —
Jayesh Pankhania is a talented young photographer based in London, who created this original photo set on clowns. What's most interesting is how he naturally and beautifully incorporates femininity and artistry in these. Nothing seems too forced.…
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