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These Mosaics Of Beth Harmon From ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Were Created Using Thousands Of Chess Symbols (12 Pics)

The Queen’s Gambit, a Netflix miniseries that aired back in October of last year, has taken the world by storm, becoming the platform’s most-watched scripted miniseries in just four weeks. Naturally, the success of this series inspired many artists to create amazing fan art – and these stunning mosaics by Greek artist Charis Tsevis are the perfect example.

In a recent interview with DeMilked, Charis said that mosaics have been a passion of his for more than 25 years. “I was really obsessed with high complexity in digital imaging and I also loved the arts of the so called computer underground,” explained the artist. “I was fascinated by ASCII ART, ANSI Art and any kind of machine art. So falling in love with mosaics came naturally.”

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Artist Creates 16 Types Of Designer Packaging For Food Products To Show The Absurdity Of Brands

We’re all familiar with brands like Prada, Apple and Chanel. To most people, those brands carry a sense of luxury, quality, and refinement. There are also those who believe that such companies stand for decadence, mindless spending, and overpriced items. Perhaps driven by these conflicting opinions Israeli artist Peddy Mergui created a series of works where he imagined how would certain food products look like if they were packaged by famous brands.

The project is called Wheat is Wheat is Wheat and explores the idea of how brand packaging changes our perception. After all, the food inside is still the same. “The exhibition explores the dynamic and often blurred ethical boundaries of design within consumer culture”. That’s how the artist himself describes the idea.

More info: peddymergui.com

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Apple Is Leading a Revolution in Office Chairs

The Pacific, from British star designers Barber & Osgerby, reveals a changing Silicon Valley.

If you know one office chair by name, it’s probably the Aeron. Released in 1994, its radical, high-tech exoskeleton design was a sensation, and the chair went on to become that rare piece of furniture to emerge as a pop-­culture signifier. In 1995 it appeared as the lone piece of set decoration in a Levi Strauss & Co. Super Bowl commercial; later, it served as a plot point in an episode of Will & Grace.

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