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Matte painting is a technique often used to create landscapes, sets and scenes for movies, TV and print when building a physical set or traveling to a particular location to film is either cost prohibitive or impossible. This technique requires a solid understanding of light, exposure, color theory and composition. Artist will often use a mix of digital painting, compositing and Photoshop
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w132 is a minimalist design created by Japan-based design firm Nendo for Wastberg. W132 is a lighting fixture made by assembling its parts: the shade, post and stand. The height and form of the light can be easily changed by adding and rearranging the components. By attaching the wire unit to the shade, it becomes a pendant lamp. Adding a longer pole to the desk lamp makes it a floor stand. The shade is also available in three different shapes: a cone, sphere and a cylinder.
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Andrea Branzi is an Italian architect but also designer. He was born in Florence in 1938, where he graduated in 1967.
Between ’64 and ’74 he was partner of Archizoom Associati, the first vanguard group internationally known. But it was also in the end of the 60s that it started working on some fields of industrial and research design, architecture, urban planning, education and cultural promotion.
Have you ever wondered what everyday items might look like in 100 years? Maico Akiba, a Japaneese illustrator/sculptor, decided to answer that question with his new project titled ”100 Years Later.” Like the name suggests, Maico fabricated rust paint and moss onto every day objects to give them an archaeological look. This corrosion project definitely infuses you with an apocalyptic feeling.
The World’s greenest commercial building made its debut on Earth Day (April 22nd, 2013) in Seattle. Located in the neighborhood of Capitol Hill, Bullitt Center aims to fulfill the Living Building Challenge, which provides a strict set of guidelines that tests the sustainability of green buildings over at least 12 months in 7 ways: site, water, energy, health, materials, equity and beauty.
One of USA’s best design events is approaching and it is time for you to consider your trip to New York City in order to experience the grandiosity of all the renowned brands together under the same roof, presenting truly masterpieces.
ICFF will have more than 500 exhibitors but we selected the top 10 brands that will attend this event in order to help you with your decision. Don’t miss the opportunity to see all the fantastic pieces these brands will present.
For now we present you the top 10 brands exhibiting in ICFF 2013 that you can not miss to see: