Office Supply Art

Oh, the French: Parisian Post-it Note Art Wars

All across Paris, the common man is rising up in battle. Or, more specifically, the common bored office worker is spending his time creating intricate Post-it note  collages on his office windows, in a city-wide contest between corporate offices known as La guerre des Post-it (the Post-it wars).  As My Modern Met pointed out, there’s even a Tumblr dedicated to the war, filled with creative, clever and silly Post-it murals guaranteed to brighten your day. What do you say we bring this trend to the US? We know the Flavorpill office has some big windows that could do with a little decorating… just kidding, Flavorpill bosses, back to work! Click through to see some of the best bombs in the French Post-it wars, and let us know what you think in the comments. … Read More

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Pic of the Day: The City of Staples

For Peter Root‘s Ephemicropolis, the patient, steady-handed artist placed stacks of 100,000 staples over a 600 x 300cm lobby space, creating a stunning cityscape in miniature. It took him 40 hours. “The work I create regularly involves highly labor-intensive, mantra-like procedures of construction and assemblage,” he explains. “As well as being simple, playful experiments [it] often touches upon themes of impermanence, repetition, structure, pattern, scale and architecture.” Detail images, plus a time-lapse “making of” video, after the jump. … Read More

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