Fantastic Beasts of a Medieval manuscripts

This year the British Library will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with exhibition “A History of Magic”. The exhibition will be structured around subjects from Hogwarts: from Potions and Alchemy, to Care of Magical Creatures. A History of Magic will open 20 October 2017, and run Read More

Full Grown. Reinvented Furniture design

Just imagine you can grow your own tables and chairs naturally shaping the branches and trunks of living trees into beautiful and functional structures. This is like a 3D printing that uses air, soil and sunshine as it source materials. It sounds like a wildest sci-fi but it’s real. And what makes it even more Read More

Valentino. Resort 17

Valentino. Resort collection 2017

Fashion Designer Maria Grazia Chiuri and her teammate Pierpaolo Piccioli who are a creative directors of Valentino from 1999 were inspired by Cuba. The island with a multicultural roots and history was inspiring recently for many fashion designers. Valentino Resort collection 2017 is flourishing with deep colours, rich embroideries and beaded laces, florals, butterflies and Read More

Kay Nielsen. In the Dark Wood

The Golden Age of Illustration. Part 2 : Kay Nielsen

In the 1880s Illustration entered a prolific era that is generally regarded as a Golden Age. This happened because of the convergence of a number of factors : new printing techniques were being developed, paper production was becoming much cheaper, railways facilitated distribution throughout the continent, and the population was becoming wealthier as industrialization progressed. Read More

Current inspirational flow : Enchanted Worlds

Current Inspirational Flow: Enchanted Worlds

Current Inspirational Flow is featuring a true wonders : Valentino Resort 17 collection, a Fantastic Beasts of the medieval manuscripts  ( British Library exhibition which will be devoted to the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone ), Russian photographer Elena Shumilova , Alexander Votsmush watercolour illustrations, Full Grown project of Read More

Ronald van der Kemp. Spring 2017 Couture collection

Ronald van der Kemp : “I knew too much about the fashion industry. I wanted to go against it,” After 25 years working for fashion houses including Michael Kors, Céline, Escada and Wolford, the Dutch designer launched his own demi-couture label, RVDK, creating one-off garments using fabrics from vintage stores, old couturiers and leather manufacturers. Read More

zim & zou, full abstraction exhibition in brussels, jackson pollock, alexander calder, kubo & the two strings, origami warriors, manga of ukiyo-e, design museum in holon

Origami warriors, Full Abstraction, Couture 2017, paper art and many many more

Start a week with a new inspiration board ! Here are our influential highlights: 1.Incredible new paper work design of Zim & Zou featured on Hermes display windows, 2. Alexander Calder’s kinetic art and 3. ink painting of Jackson Pollock ( Guggenheim. Full Abstraction exhibition in Brussels ), 4. Ronald van der Kemp couture collection Read More

Zim & Zou

Zim & Zou

  Zim & Zou is a French duo. It’s composed of two artists Lucie Thomas, born in the Vosges in 1987, and Thibault Zimmermann, born in Paris in 1986. They both studied graphic design, but they decided to move away from computer generated projects and get focused on real paper , leather, fabric craftsmanship. They Read More

Holon Design Museum , Eyewear by Dior

Claude Samuel eyewear collection

Eyeglasses Design Museum of Holon ( Israel ) December 20 – April 29, 2017   This exhibition is focused on the history of eyeglasses and also on vision itself. It based on Claude Samuel’s collection of eyewear and optometric devices. Claude Samuel is fourth-generation optometrist. His collection of eyewear began with an inheritance he received Read More

saul leiter retrospective in antwerp FOMU

Saul Leiter. Retrospective

This Autumn, FOMU ( photography museum in Antwerp) presents a retrospective of the work of Saul Leiter ( 1923 – 2013 ), a pioneer of colour photography. Leiter was already using colour film in 1946 at a time when only black and white photography was accepted as an artistic medium. This fact negates the commonly-held Read More

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