Minsk-based self-taught illustrator Sasha Fishkin creates naive portraits carefully using Japanese pattern backgrounds "tsuru" that helps main characters to stand out and please an eye with their imperfections.
LEVSHA is the diary that helps to organise plans, structure the working schedule, make notes of your ideas, thoughts and wishes. The project delivered by Pavel Makhnatch & Lesha Limonov from Minsk, Belorussia. The name "Levsha" taken from favourite Russian tale of the Cross-eyed Lefty from Tula and the Steel Flea. The word literally means a person who can manage any tricky situation.
The Ekomobil company of Minsk has created a pedal-powered replica of Morgan’s trike. Based on drawings of the very first racing models, the cunning Picar lives up to the classic’s riveted retro glory, with a wood veneer dash, leather trim and polished faux exhaust pipes emerging from cylinders of a faux engine.
Powered by your breakfast, the Picar’s chain drivetrain runs through a three-speed Shimano Nexus hub on the rear wheel. An optional battery pack powers an audio player, turn indicators and headlights. There’s even a human-electric hybrid version available, with a 1000-watt motor capable of pushing the car to a brisk 25mph. And rest assured, although a youthful outlook is required to drive the Picar, actual youth is not; the car’s single-seat cockpit easily accommodates drivers as tall as six feet.
Hope everyone remember drawing studies with Écorché sculpture, disgusting human without skin showing off its muscles. Designers Constantin Bolimond (Russia) and Dmitrii Pacukevich (Belarus) pay a tribute to the time spent in art schools and created clever concept of "Écorché Energy Drinks" peeling "a skin" from famous bottles like Coke, Evian and etc.
When I first time saw the concept work for Minsk, Belarus capital rebranding, done by Moscow-based designer Maxim Ali, I was confused with that bright stripes and fresh forms. What they all to do with the city like Minsk? But later things grow on me and I spotted a new video for "Think Minsk" project done by another talent Alex Frolov. I won't ever be so sceptical, the things must change, we can't stick to old habits and not revolutionize the whole perception of the object huge as the city. Great job!
(Russian only) http://vimeo.com/72693983
The most awesome timelapse I've ever saw and not because it is about the city I live and love, but because of the professional level and quality bring us by Vitaly Karpovich from Grodno, Belorussia, studying now in StPete University of Cinematography (hope they understand what a gem they've got)