« Borrowing from photography and cinema, particularly the technique of close-up, his clean compositions magnify objects. » BnF.fr
Cassandre | « L’enregistrement électrique le plus perfectionné » – 1932 – La Compagnie générale des machines parlantes Pathé frères
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A quite rare version of a Dubonnet Poster, by winter.
« Dubonnet, vin tonique au quinquina » | A. M. Cassandre, Alliance Graphique, Paris — 1935
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Less farless in his project, less distant « Lands at the Edge of the World, Southern Kuril Islands, Chukotka, Kamchatka, 2005-2015 » puts the light on a strange and strong landscape from an extreme climate into polar siberian zone up north Russia, with emblems from soviet union stucked and eroded in the far reaches of the arctic latitudes.
Shadings of multiple greys with some touches of colors, here and there.
Andrey Shapran was born in Riga, Latvia.
Project « Cape North. Chukotka »
Beautiful poster: « A Is the First Letter of the Alphabet » – John Rieben — MoMA
Printer: Screen Print Diversified.
Lithograph, 50 × 35″ (127 × 88.9 cm).
Source : MoMA
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Tomoyuki Tanaka is an unusual Japanese architect, able to draw in two weeks, freehand and ballpoint pen architectural plans. The result is fascinating, without a computer nor software, the plans are to scale.
Here is a quick overview of Shinjuku Station, “one of the world’s biggest, and busiest, transportation hubs”.
Here is a zoom on Shinjuku Station, to realize the plot:
Below is Tokyo Station
Another zoom, over Tokyo Station, to realize the plot:
For those who have not read the articles these last weeks, you will find them and have more details on Wired and fastcodesign websites.