No typography, no images, no color — just paper. These were the rules for the first PAPER PASSION workshop I held at Singapore’s renowned NTU School of Art, Design and Media, earlier this year. The goal was to explore and visualize the essence of paper. What intrinsic qualities does paper have that made it a source of inspiration through the millenia? And why is paper continuing to play a role in our daily lifes, even at a time where most of its practical benefits have been taken over by Facebook and Windows Office?… Read More >
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The color blue; emotive, vivid, royal. In physical form it becomes highly powerful, and manifested in the form of a crown issued postage stamp it is literal royalty. The ‘Mauritius Blue’ is one of the world’s most (in)famous stamps. Colored by tale, colonialism and history, last at sale in 2007 it reached £1,053,090 and continues to be heralded as… Read More >
Lucille Ball was an American TV star of the 1950s and had acted in the movie Too Many Girls (1940). When due to a 1980s comeback she had received a complete dental prosthetis, Mrs. Ball raised alarm. She complained about constantly hearing Japanese radio stations. Lucille Ball had caused a lot of trouble to the Rolling Stones already… Read More —