“Kelsey Brookes is a former biochemist who attributes his raw style to an education system “that refuses to teach scientists to draw.” He abandoned biochemistry because, “I thought I was going to be there for a few months to get myself some money. Three years later I was left wondering if I had become what I always despised – the funny guy at the water cooler … except not so funny. I was the confused, not so funny guy at the water cooler.” Science’s loss is art’s gain.”
Read more and watch a short documentary about him and his work produced by “The Creative Lives” at inkbutter.com.
Swedish design firm Form Us With Love (FUWL) for the Salone del Mobile this year, with their latest design: Botanic Collection. The Botanic collection consist of over-sized rose buds made from biodegradable vinyl flooring. Botanic contains a new plasticizer which, in turn, is based on renewable raw materials originating from plant extracts. More info & pics here.
The franch agency “” created an amazing landscape with three dimensional visuals.
Got, got, got, need!’ by illustrator Elliott Quince is a collection of 32 portraits that take football stickers out of the playground and in to the art gallery.
The supersized stickers are hand-painted on to canvas and consist of one player from each of the 32 nations competing at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
‘Got, got, got, need!’ is being exhibited at The Offside Gallery, Islington throughout the duration of the tournament.
All proceeds go to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital – visit www.gotgotgotneed.com to find out more.
Japanese construction and engineering firm Shimizu Corporation has envisaged a sustainable botanical city concept named the ‘Green Float’ featuring the world’s tallest building.
Read the full story at ‘World Interior Design Network‘
FLЁVE IS A PROJECT-BASED DESIGN PLATFORM THAT HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED
TO PLAY THE ROLE OF A CREATIVE COLLIDER.
We have a visceral feeling that the most extraordinary and valuable results can be obtained through practice of colliding great people and ideas.
As untamed beasts, we get a real kick out of exercising our imagination inordinately, going off the beaten track both mentally and geographically, getting lost and finding our bearings again. Essentially, we delve into the unknown whenever we have the chance.
As intrepid raconteurs, we are telling our stories and sending our messages visually and verbally in a conceptually striking way. Ultimately, as Jim Morrison finely put it, we are testing the bounds of reality.
Creative director – Vitaly Abramov
Art director – Olya Balina
Copywriter – James Journeyer
Photographer – Alexey Novikov
Patron – Frederik Van Dyck
Сlipping and path – Maxim Demchenko
Models – Nadya Yurinova, Arthur Beschastny,
Flëve team 2010