Lee Kan Kyo is turning Japan’s art scene on its head with his mind-boggling felt tip pen artworks. Born and raised in Taipei, Lee first ventured to Tokyo 12 years ago to studio graphic design, and has stayed there ever since. In these years, the main change in Lee’s work is that he is no longer a graphic designer but an artist. Known for his intricately detailed drawings of commercial flyers, his work continues to “rethink the role and the perspective of the graphic designer” and as a result, his artist practices considers both typography and visual language at the core of his work.
If you’ve ever wondered what it’d be like to gawp at the Mona Lisa without the experience being mediated by all that bulletproof glass that the safety-conscious curators at the Louvre insist is a necessity, then congratulations – you need no longer worry that your dream will remain just that.
The NYC-based artist creates rich, layered work inspired by architecture and rooted in visionary techniques Instantly striking and undoubtedly worthy of a closer look, Jon Barwick‘s painted works boast immense depth—the kind that calls to mind dense city spaces. Offering one scene upon first glance and hundreds more when you’re mere inches away, the paintings are smattered with motifs and objects that jut out toward …
The rolling, sand-colored roof of the Ayla Oasis in Jordan echoes the surrounding desert dunes.
Jordan is renowned for its history, food, and striking desert landscape. A new resort in the port city of Aqaba is taking the rolling dunes of the desert as its inspiration, as encapsulated by the curved roof of a gorgeous new clubhouse and golf center.
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There was a resolute toughness to Daniel Lee’s first collection for Bottega Veneta, shown in a stark, clear-plastic tunnel in Milan earlier this year: hefty leather boots, biker pants and a supersized take on the house’s signature intrecciato weave were a declaration that the alumnus of Phoebe Philo’s then-accented Céline was not simply treading old ground.
Beneath, though, a softer touch: “a celebration of freedom, self-expression and sensuality,” Lee said…
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