Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Pininfarina Sergio Concept Car 2013

Presented at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, the Sergio Concept is a tribute to the design studio long-time President Sergio Pininfarina.

Based on the Ferrari 458 Spider, with which it shares the wheelbase and tracks, the Sergio Concept combines elements from Pininfarina's tradition with modern design cues.

From a technical point of view, performance standards are as follows: 0-62 in 3.4 seconds and a top speed of 199 miles per hour, courtesy of Ferrari's 570-horsepower 4.5-liter V8 engine.

































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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Irving Harper: Works in Paper

Irving Harper: Works In Paper is a new book from Skira Rizzoli that collects the paper works of industrial designer Irving Harper. Harper worked as the director of design at George Nelson Associates during the 1960s and is known for designing the Marshmallow Sofa for Herman Miller (as well as the firms’ iconic logo) and the ball and sunburst clocks for Howard Miller. Privately the designer was also an artist and created numerous paper sculptures depicting animals, masks, and other figures.



















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Monday, March 25, 2013

Tree Spirit Carvings by Keith Jennings

Sculptor Keith Jennings began his Tree Spirits project in 1982 with a tree in his backyard. Later, he was commissioned to sculpt a series of trees on St. Simons Island off the coast of the state of Georgia. He carves faces into trees, revealing the tree's inner spirit.













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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Picasso's Women in Real Life

Spanish photographer, Eugenio Recuenco honoured Picasso’s life-long work by recreating his abstract paintings of women, in real-life.
















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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Feather Art by Chris Maynard

Washington-based artist Chris Maynard cut feathers into shapes of lovely birds using his tiny eye surgery scissors, forceps, and magnifying glasses.

He loves the Art with feather. “My work with feathers gives me a satisfying perch from which to view the world.”















  























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