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Slash Three Book "New Era"

Slash Three is a great art collective. I met the guys at the OFFF festival in Barcelona where they presented their newest book. Full packed with designs from their latest exhibiton. SlashTHREE's 'New Era' project is the creative vision of directors Saad Moosajee and Diego L. Rodriguez. Over the years, the SlashTHREE collective has worked on numerous themed exhibitions; this is the collective's biggest project, which was sold at the OFFF festival in Barcelona, and will now be sold through SlashTHREE's official shop and shown as an online exhibition. Sorin Bechira and Saad Moosajee at OFFF, Barcelona Diego Rodriguez, Sorin Bechira & Saad Moosajee presenting the The Era Book at OFFF, Barcelona Diego Rodriguez, Sorin Bechira & Saad Moosajee presenting the The Era Book at OFFF, Barcelona The “New Era” project consists of 21 pieces of art from some of SlashTHREE’s finest artists, as well as selected favourites from our past four exhibitions, truly emphasizing the ‘quality over quantity’ mentality that the collective has worked with since its beginnings. The collective would like to highlight the monumental efforts of Saad Moosajee and Diego L. Rodriguez, who curated and designed the entire project, Sorin Bechira, who took the stage at OFFF alongside Moosajee and Rodriguez, and Luis Miguel Torres, who spent countless hours and multiple revisions contributing all of the typography seen in the “New Era” book. SlashTHREE would also like to whole-heartedly thank its sponsors MAXON and Proof7, without whom the book would never have made it to the press. The collective has decided to recognize the amazing talent and dedication of the artists involved in the “New Era” project by publishing the 21 never-before-seen artworks from the first section of the book online as its sixteenth exhibition. The “New Era” mentality has been infectious amongst the artist core and has provided a burst of motivation for exhibition 17, for which there are a number of amazing pieces already in the works. For now, though, we hope that you enjoy exhibition 16, New Era, as much as we enjoyed the experience of putting it all together. Read more about it and buy the book at http://www.slashthree.com/

Introducing Visual Freaks + Giveaway

The VisualFreaks are in for the long run, providing art-packs of unique elements that designers can use for their art-work. As a special gift for the Abduzeedo reader the creative team put together a little giveaway VisualFreaks is a high-end project started by a group of graphic designers. The group formed by Sorin Bechira , Erik Erdokozi, Ovidiu Bejan and Paul Pâslea felt like there is room for an alternative for the currently available stock and, therefore, decided that art can be packed and delivered to suit your needs. The VisualFreaks are in for the long run, providing art-packs of unique elements that designers can use for their art-work. Why do you call yourself Visual Freaks? We like to call ourselves freaks. The Freaks. And we deal with visual stuff so that makes us VisualFreaks.Working together made us want to do more. From the desire to do things a little bit different we decided to put out there an alternative for the available design stock. We are not many but we do stand for a lot. We are Sorin, Erik, Paul and Ovi. Sorin Bechira The Freak Master uses his x-ray vision to oversee the other fellow freaks. Another usage for its supernatural power is to see the final result before it actually happens and thus make it happen. Erik Erdokozi The Wood Freak carves into the structure. Even though you may find the sound of his doing somewhat distracting, it never stops until the result is just perfect, in its redefined essence. Ovidiu Bejan The Classical Freak gently models our surroundings and tirelessly transforms them to suit even the most critical eyes. Paul Pâ?lea A Freak Freak Freak, a 3D Freak. His points of view are mostly three dimensional spheres. Lights are reflected because he wants to, textures come to life because he makes them move; his creations will soon make your 3D glasses obsolete. Work Samples Giveaway As a special gift for the Abduzeedo Reader the Team of Visual Freaks put together an small art pack containing a mixture of elements from different artpacks on their site. To download click on the link Download the Giveaway Contact email: office@visualfreaks.com website: http://visualfreaks.com twitter: http://twitter.com/visualfreaks facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VisualFreaks behance: http://www.behance.net/visualfreaks flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/visualfreaks/ vimeo: http://vimeo.com/visualfreaks