San Andreas coffee table
Designer: Ricardo Garza Marcos
Bringing Geology, fun and storage inside your living room, this coffee table is inspired by the tectonic fault that lies between the Pacific Plate and the North American Plate and is made of oak wood.
Ricardo Garza Marcos is a Mexican designer and architect who plays with his design in a little unexpected and a little fun way. Continue reading to see more of his designs and you can find him here on DesignFlute.
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Designs of Dashrath Patel
I am just trying to understand work and times of design veteran and artist Padma Shri Dasharath Patel who died yesterday.
From paintings influenced by French Impressionism to geometrical and abstract styles to abstract collage works recently which had wood and tinted paper, his work showed a multiplicity of styles, techniques and mediums. He played and experimented with light and colours.
Products designed by Dashrath Patel
He was one of the founder faculty member of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. Self-taught, innovative and mutifaceted Dasharth patel was born in Nadiad, Gujarat in 1927.
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Felted wool, mixed media
Artist: Jenne Giles
Playing with unexpected matrials is Jenne Giles’ forte.
She is known especially for her wearable art and sculptured textiles in wool. Creative process of Jenne Giles’ felt paintings is as inviting as colours of her creations!
“Felt-making is an almost-alchemical process with a will of its own,” says the artist.
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