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Posts Tagged: photography

Featured Artist: Denise Prince

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Denise Prince

We must have typed and erased and typed again a hundred possible introductions to today’s featured artist. Not because she’s hard to write about—but because there is so much to write about you don’t really know where to start. Think you’ve seen great photography before? Unless you’ve glimpsed the work — Continue reading

Modern Book Corner: Annie Leibovitz At Work

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Book Corner: Annie Leibovitz At Work

It’s true: we try to stick to books in our modern book corner that usually revolve around subject matter like architecture and interior design, since we figure if we love it, you’ll probably love it. But every now and then we’ll come across a book that, while not directly related — Continue reading

Materials:paper

Categories: Art + Graphics
Materials:paper

A talented photographer Cara Barer’s self published book “The Book’s Story” include unique shots of phone book, magazine, and comic book pages figured in harmonious forms and colors. Built with roadmaps, light blue is recognizable right away as the body of water color. Manhattan’s yellow pages colors work well together — Continue reading

Modern Book Corner: Abitare: 50 Years of Design

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Modern Book Corner: Abitare: 50 Years of Design

Before there was a Wallpaper*, there was Abitare, the design magazine in the day. If you’re looking for the best architecture, interior design, photography, travel and trend information from the hottest time period in design history, believe us when we say you need to check out this book. Taken from — Continue reading

Seth Boyd :: Architectural Photography

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Seth Boyd :: Architectural Photography

I’ve been idling away my afternoon looking through Seth Boyd’s gorgeous portfolio of architecture and interior photography.  The NoHo Apartment, pictured here, is definitely a looker if I’ve ever seen one.  Check out more images from this space below and stop by Seth’s site for more eye candy!  

Featured Artist: Jacob Pritchard

Categories: Art + Graphics
Featured Artist: Jacob Pritchard

We read a quote today that said: “It’s art if can’t be explained…It’s design if it doesn’t need explanation.” This is great news for us, as design bloggers, because sometimes you come across such wonderful work that words seems useless and unworthy in describing it. Case in point: the photography — Continue reading

White Background

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
White Background

In an essay titled ”Borrowed Dogs”, Richard Avedon, an acclaimed photographer (1923-2004) talks about the first white background that is used for portraits in paintings made by Egon Schiele. Most importantly, in the same essay “what does the white background mean for the “performance” of a portraiture ” is explained — Continue reading

Sentry :: Andy Freeberg

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Sentry :: Andy Freeberg

I am totally digging this photographic series by Andy Freeberg, entitled "Sentry".  I don't know how many times I've walked into spaces like this – always with an over-sized, white reception desk, it seems – and had this same experience.  The top of a head, the absence of a "hello", — Continue reading

AirCraft: The Jet as Art

Categories: Art + Graphics
AirCraft: The Jet as Art

I love this photo series by Jeffrey Milstein! AirCraft: The Jet as Art, features large-scale images of airliners in flight, shot at the precise moment when the aircraft is overhead. This work combines passions for form, symmetry, color, and flight. As a typology of aircraft, these photographs open up conversations — Continue reading

On the white path again

Categories: Fashion + Trends
On the white path again

Roland Bello  photographs still life, food, interiors and fashion. The pictures in this post represent only a small portion of his work and style. For more Roland Bello   These pictures in the white scheme stand for simplicity,purity and quietness. White is one of the colors found in the minimalism palette. — Continue reading

Gursky and his jogging path

Categories: Art + Graphics
Gursky and his jogging path

The german photographer Andreas Gursky known by his gigantic images of man-made spaces such as stock-exchanges, buildings and mega cities uses a large format camera to show his view of the modern life, the globalization and the information age. He manipulates and collages small shots to create infinite vistas.   chicago — Continue reading

Ingmar Swalue: Dutch Photographer

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Ingmar Swalue: Dutch Photographer

I think I've found a new favorite in this Dutch photographer, Ingmar Swalue.  He works both as a contemporary artist and has done some advertising work for clients like Chanel, Heinekin and Motorola.  His photography plays with space and composition and his work verges on the cinematic…imagine Cindy Sherman's "Untitled" — Continue reading

Pia Ulin :: Swedish Interiors

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Fashion + Trends
Pia Ulin :: Swedish Interiors

I love the Scandinavian Modern aesthetic: it's so warm and livable, yet modern and minimalist at the same time.  I don't quite now how they do it, but they do it well and with gusto!  Pia Ulin is a Swedish photographer who captures some of the most beautiful Scandinavian spaces — Continue reading