Design Reviews

Design Reviews featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Metamorphosis

The site is at the Keihin Industrial region in the outskirt of Tokyo. Smoke billowing consistently from chimneys of heavy industrial factories may depict a negative image such as pollution and materialism. However, the photographs have focused on the different aspects of the factories portraying on its functional beauty. During the day, pipes and structures create geometric patterns with lines and textures and scale on weathered facilities creates an air of dignity. At night, the facilities change to a mysterious cosmic fortress that of sci-fi films in the 80's.

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Forgotten Paris

Forgotten Paris are black and white photographs of the old undergrounds of the French capital. This design is a repertoire of places that few people know because they are illegal and difficult to access. Matthieu Bouvier has been exploring these dangerous places for ten years to discover this forgotten past.

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Chile 2018

We visited Chile in October 2018 on a Nikon-sponsored Photographic Expedition. We spent a week in both Patagonia and Easter Island. In both locations the scenery and wildlife were stunning and I did my best to capture the beauty I saw. Patagonia had the most amazing mountains, glaciers and wildlife. Easter Island was more of a cultural experience with the brooding Rapa Nui Moai statues.

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Nightshift Shanghai

Nightshift: An Illuminated Glimpse Into Shanghai’s Late Night Shops and Stalls. While in town for a shoot, photographer Florian Mueller would wander through the city’s streets, meeting the owners of food stalls and other businesses that stayed open into the night. The series, Nightshift, observes the inviting glow that emanates from Shanghai’s after-hours operations in addition to showcasing those that staff the small shops during the humid evenings. Flowers, carbonated beverages, cell phone cases, and ripe citrus are just some of the illuminated that appear in the suite of works.

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Animism 2 - Natural Architect

I am expressing spiritual essence of nature through my photographs by illuminating those natural creations I created the Animism Series for my audiences to feel the warmth of the nature and see exciting world of brightly lit illusion. I hope they feel nostalgic about ancient life culture where natural creations and blessings were all appreciated. I have taken advantage of the expressive capacities of photography for my audience to explore the

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Lastlight

This is an artistic project that explores the importance of ecological and environmental preservation matters. Light in darkness creates a unique intimate maritime atmosphere, where light represents life and darkness is death. The artist expresses a relation with the situation of the oceans. The increasing pollution will bring death. She achieves a dramatic image using a natural real expression and the message should impact strongly the observer.

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