Designer Appreciation Post: Part 3

We have the utmost respect for the visual crafters, letter-makers, and inspiration shakers. In this ongoing series, we wanted to give due props to the artists we’re stalking. Thanks for making stuff beautiful.

CLASSIC JUNK BY ZEREN BADAR

Influenced by Dada and collages artwork, Zeren Badar reinterprets classical paintings by covering them with colorful elements such as candies, cakes or candles. With these unexpected juxtapositions, he creates a new pictorial world, new graphics and amazing texture effects, bringing a very contemporary vision

Originally from Turkey, Zeren Badar is a self-taught photographer who lives currently in New York.

SURPRISING CLOUDS BY BERNDNAUT SMILDE

After his series Nimbus in 2012, Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde comes back with his series “Antipodes” in which he makes his creating-clouds machine work again. The clouds are made thanks to a modification of the room’s temperature and humidity, they are accentuated by lights.

FOOD ART BY SARAH ILLENBERGER

Berlin-based multidisciplinary artist and photographer Sarah Illenberger transforms fruits and vegetables into common objects in her personal “Tutti Frutti” series.

“This portfolio of images began on a food market stroll in Tuscany, Italy. From the Melon-choly to Pome-grenade, almost every fruit or vegetable was given a new meaning.” source: thegrid

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EPIC COLLAGE BY JATI PUTRA

Mixing stunning life photography with digital wizardry, Jati Putra has created some truly jarring, and undeniably beautiful scenes.

“in this imagined place where gravity ceases to exist, underwater animals emerge on land and the horizon line can be bent at 90° angles, the world changes into a fictional and fantastic place of possibility.” source: designboom


See all of our designer shout-outs here!