• Ileana Moro | Portfolio

    Ileana Moro | Portfolio

    Ileana Moro was born in 1992 in Costa Rica. She is a self-taught artist currently based in Antwerp. Moro’s artworks are recognised mainly for her painting in dark tones wanting to expose the depths and layers of experiences as an instinctive relationship to the invisible things, the border between life and the mystery.
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  • The Art of Collecting Books: Tsundoku

    The Art of Collecting Books: Tsundoku

    Tsundoku is a Japanese word that originates from the Edo period. It's a combination of three Japanese words that mean "to stack and leave unread" and it was originally used to describe the habit of buying and hoarding books. Today, the term is used to describe anyone who has a habit of buying and accumulating books without reading them.
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  • Mindfulness & Art

    Mindfulness & Art

    Mindfulness and art have a deep and interconnected relationship. Mindfulness is the practice of being present in the moment, paying attention to one's thoughts, feelings, and surroundings with an open and non-judgmental attitude. Art, on the other hand, is a form of self-expression that allows individuals to explore their emotions and experiences.
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  • Roman Vlasov | Portfolio

    Roman Vlasov | Portfolio

    In such desolate locations, the architect Roman Vlasov explores new "solely architecture" with tasteful and precise details, embracing the sensation of natural embracement. The simple yet efficient architectural elements of the structure are revealed in a series of stunning architectural graphics by Roman Vlasov. ⁠⁠In a longitudinal building, Vlasov's architectural concepts are built on the contrast of natural and man-made...
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  • Oskar Holweck | Portfolio

    Oskar Holweck | Portfolio

    Oskar Holweck used a variety of techniques to bend, crumple, fold, press, squeeze, stretch, score, tear, slit, cut, saw, singe, and burn white paper, which was a single object to which he applied all of his artistic abilities. He examined the fundamental procedures of artistic creation and the crucial characteristics of his medium in serial repeats with the focus of...
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  • Arquitectura-G | Portfolio

    Arquitectura-G | Portfolio

    A Barcelona-based architectural firm named ARQUITECTURA-G was established in 2006. In their pursuit of humane architecture, they work with the best solutions that are specially developed. Their present work comprises international projects of distinctive renovations and new constructions, and they have extensive experience renovating old structures. Their work has garnered numerous honours and accolades, most notably the 2015 Emerging Architect...
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  • Winter Getaways

    Winter Getaways

    Each one of these houses replicates the format of a traditional chalet, which farmers would have used to keep animals in a barn on the ground floor, with a level above for storing feed and an upper story for living.⁠ Instead of focusing on unnecessary decor and accessories, these winter getaways express only the features that were essential to the building...
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  • Casper Faassen | Portfolio

    Casper Faassen | Portfolio

    Casper Faassen (b. 1975) is a painter and photographer who lives and works in Leiden, The Netherlands. The main theme of his work is beauty. The silent, eternal and beautiful is set against a background of apparent decay: Vanitas. His photographs are built up like paintings with different imaginary and physical layers, giving the viewer a feeling of distance and...
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  • The use of geometric shapes and forms in minimal art

    The use of geometric shapes and forms in minimal art

    Geometric forms are used in many different art forms for a variety of reasons. Cubism, which was developed in France and Spain between 1907 and 1914, is one of the most well-known abstract movements. Vorticism (1912–1915) was developed in England, followed by Russian Suprematism (1915–1923), Bauhaus (1919–1933), 1950s Swiss Design, and, of course, 1960s and 1970s minimalism and 1980s–present fractal...
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  • NORR11 | Portfolio

    NORR11 | Portfolio

    NORR11 is a Danish design brand driven by a vision to bring new perspectives to modern interiors across furniture and lighting. Crafted with honest and natural materials the designs are built-to-last, with a commitment to sustainability.
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  • Portfolio | Sabine Marcelis

    Portfolio | Sabine Marcelis

    Sabine Marcelis is a Dutch designer who creates furniture, lighting, and other objects. Her work is often inspired by nature, and she often uses unusual materials like metal mesh, plastic, and wood veneer. Marcelis' work is often minimalist and sleek, and her pieces have a futuristic look to them.The artist was born in 1984 in the Netherlands. She studied at the...
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  • Portfolio: Pep Carrió

    Portfolio: Pep Carrió

    In his project Diario Visual, Pep Carrió searches for objects and ends up encountering emotions. Countering emotions, consequently, against which the visitor can harbor any feeling except indifference. A gallery of tiny, commonplace heartbeats mixed together, combining with each other until they make up the two faces of the same coin: the heart of those shoreless seas which we have...
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  • Winter Inspiration

    Winter Inspiration

    Winter is the season depicted by many creatives. The time of the year when silence and darkness immerse us into a deep and diverse palette of human emotions. We slow down to reflect, but also to celebrate the shimmer of the stars and the fresh frosty air of the the new beginning.⁠⁠1605 Publishers has prepared for you an inspiring winter...
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  • Maciej Markowicz | Interview

    Maciej Markowicz | Interview

    Maciej Markowicz is an artist with a boat that he turned into a Camera Obscura in 2017. Living on a floating surface while travelling around Europe, Markowicz doesn’t waste any minute. He organises workshops for kids and adults and fascinates everyone with the magic of creating 8 seconds paintings with light and motion on colour photographic paper.
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  • Portfolio: 101 Copenhagen

    Portfolio: 101 Copenhagen

    Get to know 101 Copenhagen: a Danish design brand founded in 2017. With a vision to honour exquisite quality and craftsmanship, the collection encompasses furniture, lighting and accessories in a timeless, yet modern design. The design of 101 Copenhagen is firmly rooted in Scandinavian soil and nourished by Japanese minimalist aesthetics. The design approach is dynamic and characterised by freedom of...
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  • Kacper Kowalski | Interview

    Kacper Kowalski | Interview

    1605 Collective is happy to announce a release of Event Horizon, a fourth book by the Polish photographer Kacper Kowalski. Event Horizon reveals the most intimate parts of the artist’s soul, showcasing his introspective approach to nature and the discovery of his vulnerability and feelings. We were happy to receive Kowalski in our office for the interview about his spiritual experience of flying while...
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