IF Home Style Award 2015 – Shanghai, China

IF Home Style Award 2015 – Shanghai, China

Established in 2008, the Home Style Award, co-organized by Shanghai Brand Development Center and Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., is an award competition for Interior Lifestyle China 2015, and is the only competition set up for the household product industry in China. For the first time, the organizers work in hand with iF DESIGN ASIA Ltd. this year to set up a brand new “Home Style Award” in order to expand participation and the award proficiency. Online registration starts immediately and will close on 31 AUG 2015.

Benoit Challand – 3D artist and CGI Illustrations – Paris, France

Benoit Challand – 3D artist and CGI Illustrations – Paris, France

Benoit Challand is a creative image maker focused on digital art, 3D illustration and typography. His work encompasses a large range of 3D field creation, design, CGI retouch and art direction. After several years working in web and animation, he devoted himself entirely to still image today, to satisfy his taste for detail and composition. Search ideas, be in a creative and dynamic sphere, still lean is what he loves. It’s his work environment. He find his inspiration in everything that surrounds him, especially in design and architecture.

Project Emotional by EURODANCE Studio – Berlin, Germany

Project Emotional by EURODANCE Studio – Berlin, Germany

Icon, Smiley, Sticon have becomed quickly a full part language. But often they keep the same design, cute and colorfull. The aim of the Project Emotional is to create a series of emoticon minimal and fancy. Each Icon correspond to a feeling or a notion. But the interpretation is more free. Symbol or hackneyed clichés were avoided. In the end, about 100 icons: a tired cat, a smiling dog, a collection of has-been T-shirts... and many more!

Pierre Kiandjan – Graphic Designer – Paris, France

Pierre Kiandjan – Graphic Designer – Paris, France

Pierre Kiandjan is a 28-year-old self-taught graphic designer from Paris, France. He studied broadcast technology and management sciences, and have worked for four years as a broadcast producer in a French national public radio network. Pierre draws inspiration from music album artworks, optic art, and Mœbius comics. Through colours, he creates illusion of motion, space, or temperature. The challenges are gathering simple shapes within complicated blendings. Pierre often uses cross shadow and light effects with eclectic shades and patterns – in attempt to shake things up a little in the realm of optic art.

Beto Shibata – Graphic Artist and Designer – São Paulo, Brazil

Beto Shibata – Graphic Artist and Designer – São Paulo, Brazil

Beto Shibata is a Graphic Artist and Designer from São Paulo, Brazil. He has worked an Promo and Graphics Manager of MTV Brasil, Art Director of MTV Magazine, Art Editor of TRIP Magazine and recently was a Creative Director at F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi. Published illustrations in Theme Magazine (USA), Peel Magazine (USA), Rojo Magazine (Spain) and Gudberg Magazine (Germany). He was selected to be in the 2009 edition of the japanese e-magazine Shift’s calendar and participated in the collective exhibition 100 Postcards From World New Creators - Sunshine Studio (Japan) and Synth Eastwood (Ireland).

Eddy Bogaert – Mixed Media Painter – New York, USA

Eddy Bogaert – Mixed Media Painter – New York, USA

Eddy Bogaert is a mixed media painter who draws inspiration from nightlife, lust, desire, and pop- culture. His paintings are interactive and have discreet subliminal messages, which can only be seen under certain lighting conditions. Eddy’s unique approach and visual aesthetic have led him to be compared to abstract expressionst Jackson Pollock as well as contemporary artists such as Mr. Brainwash, Sam Francis, and Prince Lauder, yet his style is unique and enlivening.

FTAV – A Big Data Visualisation Project by Sebastian Sadowski in collaboration with the Bertelsmann Foundation – Berlin, Germany

FTAV – A Big Data Visualisation Project by Sebastian Sadowski in collaboration with the Bertelsmann Foundation – Berlin, Germany

FTAV is (ftavis.com) is a tool to make the complexity of the world’s trade agreements visible, accessible and understandable. The project visualizes for the first time 789 trade agreements from 205 countries over the last 66 years and provides how deep the agreements are. FTAV has already been nominated for the German Design Award 2016!

SZ Chapel MMXV by Saul Zanolari – Bern, Switzerland

SZ Chapel MMXV by Saul Zanolari – Bern, Switzerland

SZ Chapel MMXV, measuring 36x12 meters, is a digital fresco made by Saul Zanolari. It's on scale 1:1 with the Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. It has been more than one year that Saul Zanolari has been working on a new vision of the Sistine Chapel using Michelangelo as inspiration. A work which intricately focuses on every minute detail even those which many would describe as insignificant.

SND – A clothing brand created by Sneed – New York City, USA

SND – A clothing brand created by Sneed – New York City, USA

SND is a clothing brand created by Sneed – a stylist and costume designer. Tired of all the same boring silhouettes being offered, Sneed is dedicated to bring the details of the runway to the streets; adding a little more flair to one’s wardrobe. To what was started off as a menswear line – it has slowly progressed to unisex brand due to the demand by females. Offering a loose boxy fit with fun details, this brand can satisfy both genders. SND embodies life, love, music, pride, and philosophy. SND is not only a brand but a revolution for the street wear culture.

Smider Sound Agency launches New Website! – Milan, Italy

Smider Sound Agency launches New Website! – Milan, Italy

Smider is a sound agency based in the heart of Milan. Founded by Guido Smider, the agency offers an unconventional flavour driven by a taste for experimental compositions mixed with the use of traditional instruments.