It’s cool y’all – chill. Yellowtrace hasn’t become a blog about Buddhism. We are still all about crazy cool design and “What Happens in Buddhism Stays in Buddhism” is nothing more than a little bit of left-of-field thinking wrapped up with clever design which we hold so close to our hearts. Bangkok based 56thStudio is a creative collective that deals with quirky design and cutting-edge graphical matters. According to these guys, a piece of furniture can be inspired by and conceived from the strangest circumstances – even from a scandal. Their latest series “What happens in Buddhism stays in Buddhism” takes it’s cue from a story of a Buddhist monk who turned out to be a monumental crook.
Welcome to the 21st century! “Architecture Animée” are a series of GIFS that showcase famous buildings in motion and in different perspectives, brought to us by French artist Axel de Stampa. De Stampa creates shape shifting buildings by transforming architecture by SANAA, Herzog and de Meuron, David Chipperfield and many others into amazing moving structures.
The Gap is a typographic video by Daniel Sax offers inspiring advice to creative people struggling with a gap between their tastes and their abilities.
Cool, clever, and full of visual impact, these mixed media collages from Argentinian graphic designer Larissa Haily Aguado are both dynamic and hilarious. Our hat goes off to Liarissa for her ability to blend disparate images for spectacularly simple results.
‘Doublefaced’ is an ongoing series of experimental portraits by Berlin-based artist Sebastian Bieniek where a second face is painted with make-up on the side of the model’s face. While the idea seems ridiculously simple, the actual result is a super bizarre, off-kilter series of photos that will give you the heebie jeebies.
Hermes Metamorphose is clever a video in which everything transforms into something new, leading the viewer through a playful story of unexpected scenes.