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Though we can appreciate Gabriel Dawe's beautiful thread art by just looking at these pictures, we're certain that these photos will never quite do them justice. In fact, we can imagine ourselves walking around these rainbow prisms and just getting lost. I asked Dawe to tell us what he hoped others got out of his artwork including what they represent. "Conceptually, these works are about the human need for shelter," he tells us. "Fashion and architecture have many functions, but one thing they both share is that they protect us from the elements. I'm taking the main material that clothing is made out of—thread—to make an architectural structure.
Moleskine notebooks are a favorite among many artists, designers and writers. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and with many different kinds of paper. The elastic closure and pocket in the back of each one adds to their utility. The popularity of Moleskines among the art community ensures that there are thousands of great examples of Moleskine art out there.
A Van Gogh? You’ve got it. A Dali? You’ve got it. A Rubens?
Here at theMET, we're always looking for creative projects that catch our eye. More than anything, we love posting about work that pushes boundaries, showing our audience something that has been changed, flipped or spinned into something magically different. Then, we see it as our job to find out the story behind such projects.
<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-793" title="Banksy Street Art 01" src="http://www.streetartutopia.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/3782631801_d413a10a89_o1.jpg" alt="" width="1024" height="872"/> “There are four basic human needs; food, sleep, sex and revenge.” â€”Â Banksy <img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-733" title="banksy follow your dreams cancelled" src="http://www.streetartutopia.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/4602805654_db8b6569fb_b.jpeg" alt="" width="1024" height="681"/> “Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent, leave the house before you find something worth staying in for. ” â€”Â Banksy <img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-783" title="Bethlehem_Wall_Graffiti_1 banksy" src="http://www.streetartutopia.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Bethlehem_Wall_Graffiti_1.jpg" alt="" width="979" height="1024"/>
When photographer James Mollison was asked to do a project on children’s rights , he found himself thinking back to his childhood bedroom and the deep importance it played in his upbringing. Taking that idea with him around the world, he photographed a diverse cross section of children and the bedrooms they call home. His moving images remove the children from their home environment, showing them before a neutral background that mostly hides their economic status as if to say “kids are just kids.” Only when their bedroom is observed, however, does the full scope of their living situation become poiniently clear.
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Putting together a great color palette for your design work can be one of the most challenging aspects of any project. And many times, color palettes are built from some source of inspiration. So why not be inspired by some of history’s greatest master artists?
Origami is the art of paper folding. This post showcases beautiful and creative origami creations . Grulla Origami Designed by Roman Diaz and Daniel Naranjo, folded by Emre Ayaroğlu from 37*37cm MC treated tissue. [ link ]