German based, Turkish artist extraordinaire, Sakir Gökcebag, has taken what we see as conventional items to another level. Playing with shape, movement and 3-dimensional spaces, Gökcebag examines something as simple as a roll of toilet paper. The silhouettes he’s created are remarkable and breathtaking, making one realize the difference between great imagination and brilliant minds.
Its always such a treat to get wrapped up into a novel. I recently finished “The Circle” by Dave Eggers, a novel that takes a rather realistic look at what the future might hold for us given the digital world we live in today. With companies like Google, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, Eggers addresses our natural freedoms that can be taken away bit by bit unknowingly. Its no longer Big Brother you need to look out for, but tech companies that our collecting our data every minute we log onto our social media platforms, send emails or god forbid, save anything to the cloud.
I’m not sure when Pantone became the dictator of “color of the year”, but since I’ve had a close relationship with my PMS chip books for over a decade, I secretly love that Pantone has become the leader of color for fashion, interiors, home goods and industrial design. For 2013, according to Pantone, looks like Emerald is the official winner. Start pulling out those swatch books folks, we’re going Emerald!
Kinfolk’s Volume 5 out today!
Just got this book in from Little Bird and have to say, she’s done a great job. A great way to bring a modern twist to traditional bookbinding!
What Would Eames Say? Now you can know!