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prints by louis reith

by Grace Bonney

like yesterday’s silhouettes from mike miller, i love when artwork has an aged look, or makes me feel like the pieces used are coming from years past. so i’m really digging this print set from amsterdam-based artist louis reith at little paper planes. louis’ pieces focus on using abstracted typographical forms that have moved behind the idea of letters and have become bold icons and shapes. his use of what looks like aged paper (i think they’re book pages) makes me feel like these pieces are some sort of oddly scientific, astrological, or architectural drawings from centuries ago. no matter what they are or remind me of, they’re simply beautiful. you can check out and shop ($120 for 4, $35 each) louis’ collection online right here, and visit louis’ personal site here. thanks, kelly!

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