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There’s only 3 days left until we ship out Beautiful/Decay Book:7!  To celebrate the occasion we are offering a discounted subscription rate to you our loyal readers. We only discount our subscriptions twice a year so if you’ve been putting off getting that subscription now is the time to do it.

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Guy Denning, and the power of the human figure

 

Guy Denning of Bristol, UK has been putting out emotive, figurative paintings for almost two decades. He works mostly in oil, perhaps the perfect medium for working with the human figure due to its unique luminous qualities, and he takes the guesswork out of using art as a mirror for the human condition by directly rendering our anguish and strife in muted, stylized tones. He also maintains a pretty awesome daily drawing blog.

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Vered Sivan

Vered Sivan‘s installations combine sculpture and performance but they don’t seem alive — they seem lived in. Her use of synthetic thread and dental floss reads as dusty cobweb thriving in the space. Her crocheted steel wool has been cast on the floor. Sivan’s pieces exist in a state where objects don’t change but surfaces do.

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Lauren Hillebrandt

Dutch-born Lauren Hillebrandt‘s photographs objects and reframes them in other-worldy, digitally-made landscapes. Her latest series, Flat Landscapes, presents various ordinary objects surrounded by bright panels of color to subvert the norms of still-life art, and recently won Foam Magazine‘s still life contest.

More photography from this series and some of her earlier work is shown below.

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Patrick D Wilson

Patrick D Wilson combines an interesting mix of geometry, photography, and sculpture to create new spacial landscapes where buildings are made of clouds and the stars are aligned onto fragmented planes.

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The Beautiful/Decay Biannual Subscription Sale Is Here!

 

This holiday season give the gift of creativity to yourself or your loved ones with a subscription to Beautiful/Decay. Not only will you get three gorgeously designed limited edition books but you will gain access to some of the most interesting creatives from around the world via our in-depth interviews and articles. You only have 5 days left before Book 7 ships out so subscribe today!

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Enter in discount code discountdecaysub during your check out and receive $6.00 off your subscription! This discount code is only good until this Monday at midnight PST (12/5/11) so act now!

 

Want to see some preview pages from B/D Book: 7? Put your eyeballs on them after the jump!

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MINALE-MAEDA’s Inside Out Furniture And Lego Buffet

Minale-Maeda’s Inside Out Furniture series is designed specifically to be downloadable in order to reduce enviornmental issues related to transport, costs of stockkeeping, and explore collaborative design and distribution. The concept was to turn pieces inside out to make construction simple, while brackets and structural details become distinctive and attractive features. The connections are 3D printed to suit various sizes of wood, and the crafting is minimal requiring only cutting to length and drilling. Another interesting project by the collaborative duo is the Lego Buffet, a buffet table gorgeously made entirely out of you guessed it, Legos! See more images after the jump!

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Jayne Vidheecharoen’s Portals

 

What if you could stick your hand into a little box and all of a sudden find yourself in a virtual, parallel, world? Well, thanks to designer and maker, Jayne Vidheecharoen, you might be able to quite soon! The project is still undergoing development, but the prototype already shows a lot of promise, and Jayne is currently running a kickstarter campaign to help develop it further. Check it out in action after the jump…

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