11.06.12 by Jeff

Faceture vases and light shades by designer Phil Cuttance

Faceture vases and lightshades by designer Phil Cuttance
“Faceture”, vases and light shades designed by Phil Cuttance. Watch a video of a vase being made below!

Faceture vases and lightshades by designer Phil Cuttance

Faceture vases and lightshades by designer Phil Cuttance

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • ben kelly

    i dont know whats cooler, the lights or the amazing trolley hes invented to make them

    • TOASTRANDER

      ya that trolley is dope!

  • The lights are great!

  • These lampshades are out of this world.
    It looked like an illusion of an origami, that’s a thumb’s up! 

  • ellenelizabeth

    Wish I had lamps like this in my office! Maybe someday we will…

    http://www.greatdesign.com

  • jenny chisnell

    I used to be so into anything similarly geometric in paper and textiles but now I’m finding the market so glutted I’m over it





23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Rune Fisker

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A selection of work by Danish illustrator Rune Fisker. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jee-ook Choi

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A selection of work by South Korean illustrator Jee-ook Choi. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Jordan Kasey

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A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Jordan Kasey. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: So PineNut

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Illustrations by So PineNut (click here for previous post). More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

Experimental Artist Petros Vrellis Creates Detailed Portraits With A Single Thread

 

Born in Greece, with a background in Electrical Engineering as well as Art Science, artist Petros Vrellis has a passion for creating interactive installations that blend art and technology. His latest project is a mesmerizing re-imagining of traditional handicraft.

Using a 28″ aluminum-rimmed loom, Petros runs a single thread from one anchor peg to another to create just the right density and darkening at precise intersections. The end result is a detailed image that emerges from 3000 – 4000 continuous loops (or 1-2 kilometers of thread)!

While Petros is following a set pattern developed from a computer-generated algorithm, as you can see in the time-lapsed video above, the step-by-step process is all done by hand. We had the chance to speak with Petros about his experimental process and why hand-made work still has a place in the digital age. Check out the full interview below!

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