Tag Archives: patterns

Anton Alvarez: The Thread Wrapping Machine

Threading Machine: Anton Alvarez

Swedish-Chilean designer Anton Alvarez has invented an ingenious process to join objects. The thread wrapping machine can join large and small objects in different materials and make them into something new. Craft – design – art. A recent graduate of the Royal College of Art’s Design Products MA, Alvarez originally studied fine art and cabinetmaking […]

Takahiro Kurashima: Poemotion 2

Set Them in Motion

The Japanese graphic designer Takahiro Kurashima, who is art director for Dentsu agency, has come with a sequel to his previous Poemotion. ”Poemotion 2 ” is in colour, offering the same joyful sensation of graphics in motion by using a moiré film. Enjoy! > MORE Takahiro Kurashima: Poemotion 2  Author:    Takahiro Kurashima ISBN:    9783037783511 Publisher:   […]

Pretty Pictures by Marian Bantjes

A Merger: Pretty Pictures by Marian Bantjes

Intricate and labour-intensive: Marian Bantjes fuses illustration with letterforms to create ornate and stunning graphics. She has collaborated with Pentagram, Bruce Mau and Sagmeister. ”Pretty Picture”s is arranged chronologically. It begins with a quick overview of Bantjes work as a book typesetter (1983–1993) and then as a graphic designer (1993–2003) with a splatter of thumbnails […]

Drape Drape 3 by Hisako Sato

Drape Drape 3 by Hisako Sato

Another sequel from Bunka Fashion College, teaching the world how to drape contemporarily and properly. 15 new designs presented with step-by-step instructions. > MORE . Drape Drape 3 by Hisako Sato Author:    Hisako Sato Publisher:    Laurence King Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:    82 Illustrations:    200 Edition:    insert with 2 full-scale patterns

Geo/Graphics Simple Form Graphics in Print and Motion


A great contemporary collection of geometric graphics – both in print and motion. The book showcases international examples of designs where polygons and circles form the basis.   > MORE . Geo/Graphics – Simple Form Graphics in Print and Motion Editor:    Victionary Publisher:    Victionary Publ. year:    2012 Language:    English Pages:    256 Illustrations:    in colour

Stacking patterns – Kengo Kuma Lab

Kengo Kuma Lab has developed a method of uniting the Japanese pattern-making methods with architectural layering techniques. “Patterns and Layering” will explain this new revolutionary method in detail. Exciting!    > MORE Patterns and Layering – Japanese Spatial Culture, Nature and Architecture Editors:    Salvator-John Liotta, Matteo Belfiore Foreword by:    Kengo Kuma ISBN:    9783899554618 Publisher:    Gestalten Publ. […]