Considered to be one of Europe's sparsely populated countries, Iceland simply put, has an occupancy half the size of Vermont, but a whole lotta land. Brooklyn-based photographer Meg Wachter takes the valiant trek out to the Nordic European island, returning back with a winsome body of weathered landscape snaps so ethereal that we can almost feel the mist landing gently on our faces.
We recently had the chance to visit Williamsburg design shop, The Future Perfect's, newest west coast outpost in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco (check out our first report here!) and it certainly did not disappoint. Inside, a hearty mix of well-established, international, not-so-well-known, and local designers, such as Piet Hein Eek to Alfredo Häberli to Fort Standard, comely crowded the black and white walled small space.
Founded in 2007 by Léonard Vernhet and Thomas Subreville, Ill-Studio is a multidisciplinary design agency based in Paris, France. Whether for personal or commission, the duo along with luminaries Nicolas Malinowsky, Thierry Audurand, Pierre Dixsautm, and Sebastien Michelini, ring around various creative arenas, such as graphic design, photography, art direction, and motion design. Ill-Studio's client list includes Nike, Cire Trudon, LVMH, and Domus and as time prospers, we can only see their roster grow to great heights.
We first highlighted photographer Matthias Heiderich's abstract square snaps of the city of Berlin here and we're back for round two. The self-taught photographer's latest body of work, UAE, documenting the architecture of the United Arab Emirates, contains all of his signature moves—the requisite square crop, precise angling, and a bright, slightly desaturated color palette.
Graphic design that looks like paper cut-outs? Check. Estonia-based illustrator and graphic designer Eiko Ojala is tricking our noggins one by one. A 'Young Illustrators Award' nominee, Ojala's clientele ranges from The New York Times to the Victora and Albert Museum and has been featured on It's Nice That, iGnant, and Etapes. Click through to see a few of our favorite "cut-outs."