Everyday objects have their wishes come true with this very animated photography

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 13 April 2015

ErAn Croitoru gives a voice to all the silent objects in our lives. The chess pieces, the kettles and mugs, the power lines, the cameras — anything we go about using day-to-day that most often gets pushed into the background.

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These products are specially designed to make them unusable

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Design on Friday 22 August 2014

A good product designer should develop products that contribute to our lives, helping us as we try to make the best of it. At least, this is what I think so I am puzzled with product designers whose creations leave me scratching my head. Are they laughing at my expense? Take the case of Katerina Kamprani, an Athens-based architect and 3D modeller who, I am guessing, has an unique sense of humour.

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Everyday objects redesigned by Katerina Kamprani

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Monday 7 April 2014

The Uncomfortable is about as creative as it gets. This collection of ‘deliberately inconvenient everyday objects’ is designed by architect Katerina Kamprani and started as a ‘twisted sadistic design experiment messing up it’s creator’s head (and the heads of people she knows)’. Kamprani says of her work: ‘The goal is to re-design useful objects making […]

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Everyday objects turn into Stacks by Clemens Kois

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 21 March 2014

And you thought balancing that pen on your nose was a talent! Photographer Clemens Kois is behind this fun photo series of stacked objects that sees all sorts of things getting piled high for a photo. ‘Each image in his ongoing Stacks series always begins with a few such things he’s harvested from somewhere in […]

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Victor Nunes gets creative with everyday objects

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 3 February 2014

There’s really not much you can do with grape stems or lolly wrappers after snacking, except to bin them. But in Victor Nunes’case, he got creative – really creative – with his food, both before and after eating, and has masterpieces to prove it! From weird and wacky faces made out of a few doodles […]

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New watercolors by Erin Supinski

Chi Birmingham Reader Find

By Chi Birmingham in New Art on Tuesday 3 April 2012

In her watercolor work Erin Supinski gives the textures and colors inherent to her medium free reign, and the results are breathtaking. Under her eye, everyday objects take on jewel like intensity that allows them to be seen as if for the first time. Her compositions are a study in restraint, and a case for how much can be expressed with a few thoughtfully placed artifacts. Also worth checking out is the variety of hand lettering on display at her website.

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