An Escapekit is a ticket from job to job in the industry I work in. Join me on my journey to find work that I wish I put in my kit and share the work you put in yours.
Swedish photographer Jens Lennartsson has created a “GI Jens” camera-toting action figure of himself. Lennartsson reasoned that many art directors received at least 100 portfolios a day, and thought that he would be better off making an “epic impression” with this action figure.
Portugal based photographer Jorge Maia captures stunning scenes at night.
Designer Jen Serafini has created an identity and stationary for Chef Ali who lives and works in DC.
French artist Edouard Martinet has created beautiful insect sculptures entirely from repurpose materials. Ranging from parts of a car, bicycle, typewriter, or other found objects, each piece is unique.
40-foot hand carved sculpture
Chinese wood carver Zheng Chunhui’s incredible hand-carving skills has created this beautiful carving. Standing more than 40 feet long, almost 8 feet wide, and, at one point, 10 feet tall, the massive work of art was formed out of just one single log and was recently declared the world’s longest wood sculpture by the Guinness Book of World Records.
What Screens want
This is a great read and beautiful site. Frank’s microsite designed for his presentation at Build 2013. If you’re into design and have one thing to read today make it this. You won’t regret it. Also don’t hesitate to hit my inbox with what you think of the piece.
Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov has created what some would pay thousands for. Using just a $50 lens taped to his Canon Powershot A650, he has taken beautiful macro photos of snowflakes.
An ongoing sadistic project—by Athens-based architect and 3D modeler Katerina Kamprani—that opposes the de rigueur function of design, in a bid to redesign everyday things with a twist, rendering them almost useless but still usable.
From Kickstarter to this awesome Rube Goldberg and Beastie Boys amped commercial, GoldieBlox.
Designer Brian Todds latest work was a mural in his home town of Louisville.
The work of Fideli Sundqvist
Sweden-based prop designer Fideli Sundqvist creates intricate 3D paper art that are sure to amaze.
Designer Bettina Tan has created this series of ‘lost’ posters depicting some of the intangibles that people sometimes lose.
Heydar Aliyev Center
Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects in Baku, Azerbaijan – a cultural centre with walls that create a continuing landscape with the surrounding plaza. The outside is just as stunning as in the interior which hosts a variety of cultural programs, its design is a departure from the rigid and often monumental architecture of the former Soviet Union that is so prevalent in Baku, aspiring instead to express the sensibilities and diversity of Azeri culture.
Artist David Foster hammers thousands of nails onto a canvas to create these incredibly detailed portraits. Each piece is based off of a photograph that the artist first reproduces with an ink pen. He then enlarges the drawing to use as his guide for the finished pieces.
Thirty days of thankfulness
Designer Frances MacLeod charmingly illustrates this month 30 things she is thankful for.