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Ayao Yamana (1897-1980)

Ayao Yamana (1897-1980) was an illustrator and graphic designer in Japan. The lead director for the design department of Shiseido Company was strongly influenced by French Art Deco which was very popular with the women in the 1920’s. His elegant and delicate illustrations decorated many of the the packaging and printed advertisement for the company. His five decade career produced an enormous and prodigious body of work.

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Camille Kachani

Camille Kachani is a Lebanese-Brazilian artist currently based in Sao Paolo, Brazil. His artistic practice spans a range of medium that blends his background in photography, painting, economics, and history. We are featuring his unusual sculptures modeled around the themes of nature and art, organic and inorganic, and natural and unnatural. The sculptor uses everyday materials and objects giving them new interpretations with an ironic sense of humor. You can view more of his work here on his website and on Facebook.

Images: Courtesy of Camille Kachani.

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Roong Suchinunkul

Relishing these patterns and stationery cards created by Roong Suchinunkul. The artist is originally from Bangkok, Thailand but currently resides in Hong Kong. She is a stamp and watercolor artist as well as a children and adult art instructor. Her rubber eraser stamps are hand carved, inked, and aesthetically engineered on paper and/or fabric. You can view more of her work on Facebook and on Instagram under the trade name, Bymamalaterre.

Images: Courtesy of Roong Suchinunkul.