Colorful Thread Breathes New Life Into Old Photos

The moment I saw these photos, something stirred inside of me. Artist Jose Romussi breathes new life into old photos by embroidering colorful thread onto skirts and dresses. While the Chile-based mixed media artist has a website full of peculiar and strange collages, it’s this fanciful series that has captured my attention. By taking vintage photos of women dancing and embroidering rainbow colored lines on top of them, he not only makes each photo decidedly more modern, he makes us appreciate each dancer’s graceful movement.

Particularly love the last photo in this set, where he’s stitched intricate patterns onto each ballerina’s outfit.






Jose Romussi on Flickr






November 29, 2016

Klimt-Inspired Golden Map of Manhattan Celebrates the Bright Lights of New York at Night

Though designer Rafael Esquer has lived in New York City for 20 years, he’s still in awe of its bright lights and buzzing nightlife. As the founder of Alfalfa Studio, a branding and graphic design house based in Lower Manhattan, he creates pieces inspired by his enlightening experiences in the Big Apple. His latest project, a shimmering map entitled Iconic New York Illuminated, captures the magic of Manhattan after dark.

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