Kaleidoscope Eyes

Born in Miami, Jen Stark is a contemporary artist who works in paper, wood and other organic materials. Drawing inspiration from microscopic patterns in nature, Stark bases her work on replication and infinity, creating breathtaking colour spectrums that lure you in...

Working a lot of the time with paper and razor blades, her incredible craftsmanship can be seen in the delicately constructed patterns that she creates.

Looking at Starks intricate kaleidoscope paper sculptures, is like looking into a cosmos of colour.

10 May 2013
art and design

Ecole Maternelle Pajol - Paris

What child hasn't dreamed of living on a rainbow? Well the lucky kids who attend Ecole Maternelle Pajol, a four classroom kindergarten in Paris, get to do just that...

Playing with bold colours, inside and out, while at the same time keeping true to the traditional 1940's architecture, Palatre & Leclere have created a building that resonates warmth and happiness.

The outcome is a delightful space for children to learn and grow, welcoming them to spend a day living in colour.

09 May 2013
art and design

Dreaming Worlds

What first draws you into Kristiana Parn's work, is the warmth and calmness that it exudes. Each piece starts as a bare wood panel, which is then slowly saturated with paint, forming areas of transparency where the grain of the wood shows through. The dream like worlds that become Kristiana's final work have an air of simplicity, and you can't help but wish you could escape into them for just a moment.

03 May 2013
art and design

Cloudy House

A few years ago Andersen’s Contemporary Gallery in Berlin featured an installation by Tomás Saraceno. Titled ‘Cloudy House’ the installation was made up of suspended white paper geometic clouds that appeared to float above the viewer’s heads. How amazing would it be to re-create your very own cloudy house. Get the paper out and start folding…

24 Apr 2013
art and design