Daily Archives: 12 May 2014

The Milkmaid

Breaking down a masterpiece – the artist deconstructing classic paintings

Amsterdam’s iconic Rijksmuseum has recently reopened after a ten year renovation project, and one graphic artist used that ‘downtime’ for an extraordinary project. Illustrator Irma Boom has spent ten years deconstructing many of the museum’s most famous paintings to examine their colour DNA – the colour elements that make up the painting. The DNA swatches… read more

Maud Vantours

Paper Cuts – Maud Vantours

Trippy and tribal, Maud Vantours work shows that paper can really pack a punch. The French designer trained in textiles but quickly found a material she much preferred. “What I like about paper is its flexibility,” she said when we spoke to her. “It is a material which offers many textures, aspects and colours, and… read more

The Chromologist 2019 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist