• In Praise of Shadows

    In Praise of Shadows

    In search of inspiration? Read our review of "In Praise of Shadows" by the Japanese writer Junichiro Tanizaki (1886–1965). At 1605 Publishers we praise minimalistic aesthetics, natural materials and a soft colour palette. We are inspired by art compositions that have light and shadow interplay like works of Avant-garde artists of the 1920s like László Moholy-Nagy, Man Ray, Aleksander Rodchenko to name only...
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  • Studio Drift

    Studio Drift

    Studio Drift Founded in 2007 by a duo of Dutch artists Lonneke Gordijn (1980) and Ralph Nauta (1978), Studio DRIFT works with experiential sculptures, installations and performances. It manifests the phenomena and hidden properties of nature with the use of technology in order to learn from the Earth’s underlying mechanisms and to re-establish our connection to it. Fourteen years later,...
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