Denver-based graphic designers and illustrators Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker share their passion for imaginary beings, unreal worlds and paper cutting. Their enigmatic work as the creative duo Hari & Deepti is identified by splendid dioramas formed with delicate and complex hand-cut characters and dreamy scenarios that only come to life when lit with LED lights. Their laborious craftwork is the perfect example of what great minds can do using a medium as simple – yet versatile- as paper.
Dutch photographers Anuschka Blommers and Niels Schumm are the two talented master-minds behind Blommers Schumm, a creative duo that remarkably balances art, fashion and photography to produce the most striking photoshoots. Based in Amsterdam, they have revolutionized the portrayal of multiple ideas by producing images that not only catch the eye of the viewer, but which also challenge the ordinary notions of photography. Since 1997, they have exhibited their work in diverse museums and galleries around the world and appeared in publications like Fantastic Man, Gentlewoman, Another Magazine, Purple, Dazed & Confused and NY Times Magazine, and many more.
UK-based illustrator, type designer, and self-thought calligrapher Sebastian “Seb” Lester has achieved international praise in the last couple of years due to his extraordinary talent to create handmade letterings. Passionate of the Latin alphabet and the revival of Western calligraphy, Lester’s accurate, effortless, and beautiful calligraphy style -admired by almost a million followers on social media- has taken him to collaborate with renowned brands like NASA, Nike, Apple, and British Airways, among others.
French street artist Christian Guémy, also known as C215, travels around the world capturing wondrous close-up portraits of street people. Thanks to his extraordinary stencil expertise -developed since 2006- Guémy transforms the image of smokers, beggars, homeless and old-age people, refugees, and street kids, into authentically emotive works of art.