mercoledì 12 dicembre 2012

The Unknown Hipster Diaries

We know a little about him, but one thing is certain: Jean-Philippe Delhomme is a genius. The French illustrator, painter and poet  is the author of The Unknown Hipster Diaries, a collection of illustrations posted in his personal blog since April 2009. 
The book is about this cool hipster, wearing the trendiest clothes and aviator sunglasses, who attends fashion shows and  art exhibitions in Paris and New York. With the Unknown Hipster, Jean-Philippe Delhomme is the perfect "chroniqueur de la culture contemporaine", reporting an hipster's (his alter ego) daily life and his attitudes towards society.

martedì 13 novembre 2012

Italian Graphic Design

In the past graphic design has always been considered a subordinated form of design, even if it affected (together with communication design) people's perception of world; graphics influenced (and still does) the history of Italian design.
The fifth edition of the Triennale Design Museum shows the importance of graphics in the pillars of Italian culture such as fashion, food industry and politics, whose layout sets letters, books, magazines, advertising, packaging, visual identity, signs and icons, film and video. The exhibition's aim is to praise the heroes of Italian graphics, the intellectual-printer genius, and the different roles that graphics has played during the years. 

venerdì 26 ottobre 2012

Lady Dior As Seen By

Born in 1995, Lady Dior has become during the years an iconic accessory, with its different patterns, dangling gold letters, rectangular body and arching handles. 
Photographers, visual artists, film directors have been inspired by this mythical and modern bag. Lady Dior As Seen By is an exhibition that connects the vibrant love of Maison Dior toward art and the most talented artists, such as David Lynch, John Cameron Mitchell, Ellen von Unwerth. 
This project, where art meets fashion, reflects different approaches, ambitions, techniques and materials.