Maurizio Galimberti is a celebrated Italian master of Polaroid camera who creates visually arresting, abstract mosaic portraits of celebrities. What I really love about these images is their unique three-dimentional quality. The photographer manages to capture a real sense of intimacy by shooting his subjects from a really close range. It feels as though a viewer is able to focus on a number individual elements simultaneously, and observe an image as a series of frames suspended in time…
Call me a tragic design nerd if you will, but few things in this world get me excited as beautiful, enduring, classic design pieces do, whatever they may be. CHANEL’s Little Black Jacket most definitely falls in that category. CHANEL alone owns that category, but that’s a whole other post. Created during the fifties by Mademoiselle Coco Chanel, The Jacket has become one of the most recognisable and well known fashion icons today – in fact, The Jacket has transcended fashion and become a universal icon of indisputable historical value. Just like a classic piece of furniture, or an iconic example of architecture, the staying power of The Jacket has elevated it to a legendary status..
I am loving these sculpted portraits of famous people created by photographer Philip Karlberg for Plaza Magazine. Mr Karlberg used approximately 1200 carefully arranged wooden pins and clever lighting to recreate faces of “classic wearers of sunglasses”. Scuplting and shooting took 6 days for the 6 faces…