A very small selection from Emiliano Ponzi’s impressive portfolio. Based in Milan, Italy, his bold textured illustrations use repetition, a judicious use of line and strong graphic compositions to define and communicate the concept at hand. His illustrations appear in advertising, magazines, book, newspapers and animations.
The city that Diego Gutiérrez has imagined does not adjust to plans and mental structures, it is not contained; but does on the contrary overflow in each detail. Between omen and vestige the artist finds testimonies that barely take shape, just to vanish in their ink.
Benidorm West Beach Promenade was designed as a transit area that would, apart from the various problems arising such as the sewage drainage, rainwater courses, access to the beach without architectural barriers, and access to the underground parking areas underneath the promenade itself. The promenade had to become a place with a life of its own. With an organic layout, recreating the shape of the cliffs and the waves, the project included unusual honeycombed surfaces generating areas of light and shadow, convexities and concavities making up a series of platforms and levels allowing their use as play, leisure and meditation areas.
For the past 10 years, Steven Spazuk has developed and perfected a unique technique that allows him to use the flame of a candle or the flame of a torch as a pencil to create paintings with trails of soot. Using various tools, he intuitively sculpt the plumes of soot left behind in response to the shapes that appear on the canvas creating these amazing mosaic portraits.