Tag Archives: france
Philippe Pétremant is a Lyon-based photographer who created this series, Les Sept Mercenaires (The Magnificent Seven), with an interesting twist using collaged foreign currency to create brand new portraits. He folds and arranges the paper with different eyes, nose, mouth, etc and secures them with a paper clip.
If you remember Murmure’s last project we feature Pochoirs, then you can recall the detail and innovative aspects brought to the making of a hole punched portrait. Murmure agency has now developed conceptual products surrounding an electronic music event called The Nordik Impakt Festival, where they utilized electro-phosphorescence and paper to make awesome glow-in-the-dark glasses.
Zim and Zou have been peppered throughout the site with their numerous projects that are all innovative, unique and extremely colorful. These projects range from a paper tape cover for your usb to a bright blue burger on the cover of a magazine.
Mademoiselle Maurice is an artist based out of France whose work is reflected through that of lace, photography, painting, embroidery and origami, shown here. She creates her pieces at first sight with a deep sensitivity and connection to the events encountered in her daily life.
“Rainbow” is the latest installation of Mademoiselle Maurice, which covers the streets of Paris with bursts of color. The rainbow consists of thousands of colorful origami paper that is folded, then glued to portray these lovely sculptural prismic shapes. This makes me want something like this in my room! Be sure to check out the beautiful video below.
Since then, Alexis Facca has been quite busy with the redesigning of the site as well as some pretty cool new projects, one of which happens to be this space music video for French DJ/Composer Matt Mendez entitled Square. Taking the inspiration from the song, the cassette tape evolves throughout this spatial universe from Space to No Man’s Land and onward to Crazy City all the while animating and changing colors along the way.
Nathlie Boutté is a very talented self-taught paper artist based out of Montreuil, near Paris, France, whose work can be described as delicate yet powerful. She creates portraits that are striking, where she uses long narrow strips of paper that are meticulously assembled creating a feather effect that constantly evolves. I’m pleased to share our interview with her and we hope you enjoy it too!
The latest installment from the talented duo Zim and Zou, is the cover for Icon Magazine’s Issue 104: The Future of Food. The issue itself is about what food will be like in the future with their reflection being on 3D food printer technology. They have even supplied an animated gif! Stack it up, stack it up!
Steven Briand aka BURAYAN has created this incredible stop motion short film animation during his two month internship at Partizan. It adds several different types of dimension to paper craft and flows nicely with the music as well.
David Benmussa is a graphic designer based out of Paris, France. He has a wide range of dabbling, but one that particularly caught me of course was his latest piece. He has created a mounted paper sculpture, a tribute to Joy Division & Peter Saville, for his participation in Music Covers Exhibition that will be running in France from December 1st to January 12, 2012.