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  Inspirations.  
Man. Kiki. Lee.
The muses of Emmanuel Radnitzky (Man Ray) "All I need is an onion, a bit of bread, and a bottle of ...
Attachment
Chairs by German designers Yvonne Fehling & Jennie Peiz.
Conformity
“Modern man has become a cog in a very complex society. We live in a society that praises individu...
Uncanny Bodies
There is a space of imagination stretching between brain, lens and body: Photography by Ariana Molly...
Trees in Winter
A series utilizing random patterns in nature to reveal mathematical beauty, by Ansen Seale.
Observatoires
Noémie Goudal is a French artist who graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2010 with an MA in ...
Erwin Poell: Naturwissenschaft + Technik
Erwin Poell (1930) is a German graphic designer. From 1951 he studied with Walter Brudi at the State...
101 x 101
AFTER STUDYING GRAPHIC AND PRODUCT DESIGN AT THE STATE UNIVERSITY FOR ART AND DESIGN KARLSRUHE IN GE...
Nauru
Nauru was first inhabited at least 3,000 years ago. Inhabitants caught ibija fish, acclimatised them...
SCHNAPPVIECHER
The Krampus in Salzburg, Austria was the first beast Charles Fréger encountered during his two-yea...
German Painting after the 1960s
What is so 'German' about the art made by German painters and sculptors after the 1960s to now? The ...
The contemporary condition
Fred Guillaud (France, 1973) is photographer, architect and teacher. He lives and works in Barcelon...
Orange mecanique
Philippe Jarrigeon, photographer and publisher, was born in 1982 in France. He graduated from ECAL ...
Merzbau
"The Merzbau is the construction of an interior from sculptural forms and colours. In the glazed gro...
David Bowie is Crossing the Border.
This is a tribute to the musician, artist, designer, and dandy David Bowie (January 8th, 1947-Januar...
"I’m an outsider"
Born in New York City in 1928, William Klein studied sociology while enrolled at City College of New...
Sadamitsu Neil Fujita
Sadamitsu Fujita was born in Waimea, Hawaii to Japanese immigrants. He attended boarding school in H...
Spacecraft
Raised in Maryland, Nicholas Alan Cope moved to Los Angeles in 2004 and attended Art Center College ...
Josef Sudek
Josef Sudek (b. March 17, 1896, Kolin, Bohemia – d. September 15, 1976) was a Czech photographer, ...
Mirrors
Jeannette Montgomery Barron was born in 1956 in Atlanta and studied at the International Center of P...
Charles Negre
Charles Negre is an independent studio photographer living and working in Paris.
Symphonie
Posters for the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. Bureau Mirko Borsche is a graphic desi...
constructing meaning in 3 steps
Frank Hülsbömer was born 1968 in Münster/Germany.
Iraq
Photojournalist Luke Wolagiewicz lives in London. Over the last 15 years he has worked across the Mi...
The 2015 best of penccil
This was an extraordinary year. The world went through a series of shocks and shake-ups, and in betw...
The Other Side
There's always another side, other stories and new faces behind the glamorous curtains of the fashio...
Oskar Schlemmer: Das Triadische Ballett
After Walter Gropius founded the stage workshop in 1921, Oskar Schlemmer, the head of the stage work...
Spatial Objects
Spatial Objects is the result of Dan Holdsworth’s ongoing enquiry into contemporary photographic p...
Hello Winter
Hello winter . A small selection of landscape photography made in the Atlantic islands of Azores dur...
Ankara: From pioneering modernism to revivalist mimicry
Ankara: Öncü modernizmden öykünmeci mimesise Murat Germen is an artist using photography as an ...
The Sea by Emil Nolde
Born in the village of Nolde in 1902, Emil Hansen came from a family of peasants. Nolde completed an...
UN_NATURAL BESTIARY
In this work Andrea Alessio collects, as in an ancient bestiary, a series of animal images. The fore...
ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN
I would like to introduce this new series of photos by Andrea Alessio by appealing to an axiom that ...
Behind the walls
Paolo Ventura was born in Milan in 1968. His work has been exhibited in museums and private gallerie...
Lo Zuavo Scomparso
Paolo Ventura was born in Milan in 1968. His work has been exhibited in museums and private gallerie...
Bender Chair
The human body is not built for rigid sitting on a chair over an extended period. In fact, moving an...
Technological Exaptation
Images by photographer and set designer Maxime Guyon, currently living and working between Lyon (Fra...
Touch
Touch Collection for Nespresso by Geckeler Michels. A choice of black pigmented porcelain guarantees...
Parisian Still Lifes
Photographer Romain Bernardie James, born 1980, lives and works in Paris.
Versuchsaufbau A
Die Grundidee des Versuchsaufbaus–A beruht auf dem System der astronomischen Sonnenuhr. Sonnenuhre...
Volkswagen Jetta
Herla King,2010-2012. Mirror and colored vinyls & spray-paint on 1984 Volkswagen Jetta. Etienne Bard...
Inside is Out - Outside is In
photography by Thomas Skou, Copenhagen.
Aeronauts
Photographer Benedict Redgrove was born in Woodley near Reading, England. He studied at Berkshire Co...
Ramona Rosales Portraits
Photographer Ramona Rosales lives and works in Los Angeles.
Laucke Siebein, Amsterdam and Berlin
Studio Laucke Siebein is a design studio based in Amsterdam and Berlin. Dirk Laucke (1965) – born ...
B3 / Wassily
An icon of 20th century design, the Model B3 or Wassily chair was designed by Marcel Breuer between ...
Memory & Form
Paul is an Australian-Taiwanese photographer living and working in New York. He studied in Milano an...
Low Tech
Kevin Twomey´s first study of light came from studying theatrical lighting where he learned the abi...
Permanent Objects
Simon Freund of Simon&Me is a young German artist working in the field of consumable goods. Each obj...
BRANCHES & TREES
Line structures from branches and trees against the sky or as a reflection
White Rooms
Photographer Wouter Hogendorp from Den Haag documents the beauty of architectural details: light, th...
Dominik Tarabanski
Photographer Dominik Tarabanski was born in Poland. He lives and works in NYC.
Hans Poelzig: Architecture as Gesamtkunstwerk
Architect Hans Poelzig (1869 – 1936) was an eclectic visionary. He worked with sculptural effects,...
New York by Louis Faurer
Louis Faurer (1916 – 2001) was an American fashion and street photographer. The significance of h...
The Long River
Nadav Kander came to China several times in 2005 to 2007, visited 186 cities and traveled along the ...
Things As They Are
Erin O´Keefe is a visual artist and architect based in New York City and New Brunswick, Canada. She...
Sebastian Stoskopff the Painter of Vessels
Sebastian (or Sébastien) Stoskopff (Strasbourg, July 13, 1597 – Idstein February 10, 1657) was an...
It Must Be Beautiful
Bus stop embellishments in Belarus. Photographer Alexandra Soldatova was born in 1983. She graduated...
Seventies Portraits
Beautiful black and white portraits from the seventies.
Material zur elementaren Gestaltung
1G Material zur Elementaren Gestaltung. Published by Graeff, El Lissitzky, Hans Richter. Contributio...
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Synthetic Paradise
Generative music combined with abstract graphics. Click the screen to generate new graphics: https:/...
chair_ONE
chair_ONE is the best known design by Konstantin Grcic, a German furniture designer whose work is eq...
Paris
Paris 2019. (C) Mario Gagliardi
Rudolf Belling
Rudolf Belling was sculptor, designer, architect and stage designer. In 1908, he founded a studio fo...
The e-scooter Boom
The German Ministry of Transport announced that it will legalize e-scooters as road vehicles. All Ge...
Street Life Tokyo
Photographic impressions in the streets of Japan. (C) Mario Gagliardi
Energy
Every photo has an energy, a direction, and a story. I do not own this story.
Bones, Stones, Sticks, & Stones
Digital photography and manipulation on paper.
Dawson
Yukon Territory, Canada
Tuning T-Shirt
Design celebrating bootleg conjoinment of Wipers' logo-style and Grateful Dead "Steal Your Face" log...
Writing & Design
Romantic Modern: The California Architecture of Harwell Hamilton Harris. Writer and Designer, Ted We...
Writing & Design
Casting Shadows, Auguste Rodin. Writer and Designer.
Hoi An
Ancient Town in Vietnam and South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century 2...
worlds of planet earth
A set of photos from different places on Earth. 2018
Jerszy Seymour Amateurtopia
Berlin born and –based designer Jerszy Seymour studied engineering at South Bank Polytechnic 1987 ...
Painted by Time
Inricate patterns created by lichens, made over time around the tiny cracks of ceramic tiles. (C) Ma...
penccil: This was 2017
The penccil year in review is a project selection for 2017, this year curated by Mario Gagliardi. Se...
Wayne Sorce: Urban Color
"Wayne Sorce: Urban Color" is on view from October 21st through November 30th at Joseph Bellows Gall...
The wall
photography and theoretical project about the The seperation wall between Israel and the west bank
Swiernalis
Polish alternative musician Swiernalis
klub katarakt 12
klub katarakt, the festival for experimental music, takes place for the twelfth time at Kampnagel, H...
American Food
Davide Luciano is a New York based conceptual food and beverage photographer and motion artist. His ...
Kippenberger
Martin Kippenberger (born 1953 in Dortmund, died 1997 in Vienna) is one of the foremost and simultan...
German Art since 1960
German ‘paragons of painting’ such as Georg Baselitz, Jörg Immendorff and Markus Lüpertz have ...
Franz De Lacroix
Model: Franz De Lacroix / Average is Boring Photographer: Paulina Wyszynska
The Bauhaus Revolution
The Bauhaus was the most influential design school of the 20th century. See more in the new magazin...
Struth: Nature & Politics
Thomas Struth´s work shows us highly complex equipment, structures and constructions. His pictures ...
In Orbit
"When I look at these complex layers of translucent lines and spheres, I am reminded of models of th...
Visual Music
Viktor Hertz was born in Uppsala, Sweden, in 1983. In 2009, he started to do graphic design as a hob...
Beat Machine
Koka Nikoladze is a Georgian artist based in Norway educated as a violinist, composer & technology d...
Obsolete Distinction
In contemporary society, the digital world pervades the physical to such an extent that any distinct...
L’ITALIA CI GUARDIA
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the birth of the Italian Republic, 40 masters of photogra...
Design & Politics
Photo series "design and politics" by Philippe Jarrigeon, photographer and publisher, born in 1982 i...
Julius Shulman: Visual Drama
"Julius had an eye for visual drama. With modernist buildings, he loved capturing the strong lines s...
Memories of Ruins: Rebecca Bathory
Finding beauty in darkness, poetry and meaning in the forgotten and surreal, imaginary worlds amongs...
Toshio Onda
Japanese Fashion photographer Toshio Onda studied at the University of West England. He lives in Par...
Rayan Ayash
Rayan Ayash is a Fashion Photographer based in New York & Paris.
Palmyra, End of March, 2016
Palmyra. City of Mesopotamia, city of the Phoenicians, of the Assyrians, the Greeks, the Persians, a...
Luigi Colani
Colani studied sculpture and painting at the Academy of Arts, Berlin and aerodynamics at the Sorbonn...
The end of history - La fin de l´histoire
"Belief in progress is irresistible. In flattering the eye it blinds us. Standing in the middle of t...