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Paper Reefs by Amy Eisenfeld Genser

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Elaborate mixed media works created from rolls of colored paper

Judging from these meticulously crafted mixed media works, Amy Eisenfeld Genser is one patient lady. For each piece, the Connecticut-based artist rolls up colored paper into hundreds of tubes, then adheres them to painted canvases. The results are stunning, polychromatic pieces of art that resemble undersea reefs. In fact, the natural environment inspires all of Gensler's work. As......read more

Gregory Euclide: Relief Work

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Paper, found objects, and elements of nature integrated in complex landscape works

From subject matter to materials, nature informs the work of Minnesota-based artist Gregory Euclide. From his home outside of Minneapolis, Euclide makes mixed-media landscape works that incorporate paper, found objects, and natural elements. The pieces are based on his memories and experiences of the outdoors. Euclide explained his process to Paper Darts Magazine: "I think about nature and I......read more

Conrad Crespin: Riddle Ranch

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Portland artist pays homage to his Dad with these collaborative mixed media works

There's something innately visually satisfying about basic shapes. Squares, triangles and circles seem to speak to something primal within our brains that makes our synapses do a happy dance. Or at least that's what this collection of mixed media works from Conrad Crespin does for us. The Portland, OR-based artist and designer applied basic red forms to old black-and-white photographs to......read more

Multilayered Mixed Media Works by Brooks Salzwedel

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SoCal artist documents the collision of the natural and industrial worlds

As regular SHFT readers know by now, we sort of have a thing for art and photography that explores the area where the natural and the manmade intersect. And Los Angeles-based creative Brooks Salzwedel, whose work we discovered on Faith is Torment, navigates that zone as beautifully and interestingly as anyone. Salzwedel's mixed media works are made using hand drawn graphite on Duralar, which is......read more

Mind the Curb

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British green marketing company takes earth art into the commercial realm.

For Curb, the British marketing agency that makes ads out of natural earth elements, the medium is most definitely the message. And with every brand and their mother dying to be thought of as environmental advocates, it also seems like pretty good business strategy. The company, a perennial SHFT fave, is positioned as the "world's first natural media company". The Curb portfolio......read more

High Line Media Console

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This living room piece by Urbangreen is simple, functional, and sustainable $599.00

When you've been using an old desk or your parents' hand-me-down credenza as a makeshift TV/stereo/Xbox stand, it's time to step up and find something that's actually designed for that purpose. The High Line Media Console from Brooklyn-based furniture designers Urbangreen is just the solution. Designed for functional simplicity, the piece features spacious drawers combined with mitered corners,......read more

Bike Paths Proposed for Abandoned London Tube Tunnels

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Genius or ridiculous? Gensler proposal receives mixed response

In London, a proposal to transform disused Underground tunnels into a network of bike paths is being met with mixed reviews. The "London Underline," dreamed up by Gensler, won Best Conceptual Project at the London Planning Awards, where it was lauded for making good use of "an untapped surplus of disused space." The Underline is being promoted as a means of addressing the problems of congested......read more

Old Paintings of London Remixed with Google Street View

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Deft juxtapositions of 18th and 19th century paintings with photos of the same places in London today

Depending how you look at them, these fascinating images will surprise you for how much -- or little -- London has changed over the past few centuries. Created by Reddit user Shystone, the images combine paintings of London from the 18th and 19th centuries with the same modern-day settings depicted by Google Street View. With a deep knowledge of historical art of London, Shystone deftly......read more

Mixed Media Works by Aliza Razell

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Paint-splattered photographs born from a 'burning need to create'

With what she calls "a burning need to create," 19-year-old Finnish artist Aliza Razell experiments with multiple media to create spellbinding self-portraits. For these works, spotted on Colossal, she used digital software to merge self-portrait photography with watercolor painting, and the results are pretty cool.  The pictures come from two of her latest series. The first,......read more

A Classic Education, "Gone To Sea"

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Vintage visuals remixed by Jamie Harley.

Jamie Harley's found footage videos for up-and-coming bands are usually hazy, nostalgic affairs, and this one for “Gone to Sea," the first song off A Classic Education's Hey There Stranger EP, stays the course. The video combines the Italian band's heartmelting chamber pop with vintage visuals of kids frolicking in the South Pacific. The idyllic imagery, taken......read more

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