Maud Vantours born 1985 is a French designer who graduated from the ESAA Duperré where she studied textile design and material research.
Vantours works primarily in paper. Using intricate cutting and layering techniques she creates mesmerizing designs with layers upon layers of paper, making fantastic patters that resemble flora, spirals, oscillations and more. In addition to her paper art, Vantours has worked with high-profile clients such as Yves Saint Laurent, Lancôme, and Guzzini. She’s incorporated her elements of her paper art work into designs ranging from food presentation to home decor.
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VISIONS: when my eye/mind focus on somethingsand take time to comtemplate, and all other disturbingthings disapaire, this is what I try to show you with this serie,more close to painting than photography, maybe hyper real-realistic post-painting. - Benoit Paillé// selected by Mariana
Miniature…Tuesday! (Didn’t quite finish these gifs yesterday for Miniature Monday.)
Advice from Polonius rendered as a miniature artist’s book and stored in a mini Globe Theater.
Hamlet. Act I. Scene III. Polonius’ P’s & Q’s / by Wm. Shakespeare ; as presented by Poole Press, 2002 ; [designed and produced by Maryline P. Adams] Berkeley, Calif. : Poole Press, c2002.
Stop by and see, it’s in the Smith Miniatures Collection PR2807.A3 P6 2002.
This post was referenced and this book was shown in our Live Stream today. Missed the Live Stream? You can still watch the “archived” video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVceEwlIFJs
Nice cut-out cover design by Chip Kidd. ‘The Man Who Ate Everything’ #design (at Gerroa, New South Wales)
*Looks at book cover. Oh that’s really cool! I wonder who…Oh. Right. Of course it’s Chip Kidd.*
Chip Kidd is too good at this
A wide selection of bookbinding equipment for the hobbyist or professional. :)
Begin your adventures in bookbinding and learn the basics here…
If you want to get started, all you really need is some printer paper, thread, needle, bone folder, and instructions. I’d really like to make more professional books and have more tools though!
The Korean artist Jee Young Lee created an elaborate installation in her studio, in Seoul, using everyday materials—plywood, paper cups, straws—and handmade props. The constructed landscapes are her interpretations of personal experiences, dreams, and Korean folk tales. Take a look: http://nyr.kr/QrERhB
Top: “Reaching for the Stars”
Bottom: “I’ll Be Back”
All photographs by Jee Young Lee