Category Archives: Art

The Beauty Of Engraving

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We love digital media, but we’re still suckers for the old school printing techniques, the smell of freshly printed books, invitations, and all the flare that comes with it. See more at The Beauty of Engraving.

Confetti System, making nostalgic and lighthearted fun paper decorations

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Only recently I came upon a glittery website of Confetti System and got excited about their work immediately. Nicholas Andersen and Julie Ho, duo behind Confetti System, transform simple materials such as tissue paper, cardboard, and silk into interactive objects that to me evoke a nostalgic feel, reminding me of days when we all made our party decorations by hand, a sense of craftsmanship that converts even the simplest decoration into a focal point and an object of entertainment, creating a perfect party mode or a display for an event, gallery, store… Continue reading

Spomenik (Monuments) – Jan Kempenaers and “The End of History”

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Spomenik (Monuments) – Jan Kempenaers and “The End of History”. There are hundreds of spomeniks (monuments) scattered throughout villages and rural landscapes in the former Yugoslavia. Once the site of pilgrimages by schoolchildren, military veterans, patriots, and mourners who had lost family in WWII, these Spomeniks (monuments) are today rarely visited. Continue reading