Is there nothing Zim & Zou
can't magic out of paper? Give them a piece of paper and a pair of scissors and something enchanting and wondrous is sure to be handed back to you!
For their latest project, the French artists - Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmerman - were commissioned to create an epic window display for the opening of a new Hermés store in Dubai. Sticking to their trademark style, they took inspiration from nature and traditional folklore to create an imaginative and fictional forest wonderland.
Entitled Forest Folks
, the window displays include features such as botanical life, neon tall mushrooms and enchanting little homes that look like little spaceships. "Nature is surrounding us and never ceases to evolve since its beginning," explains Lucie. "It defines the world we live in. Nature is linked to every living being, and every living being is linked to it. In this project, spectators have a sneak peek of the curious characters living inside this environment.
"This microscopic point of view, where plants and other vegetation reign as masters, is like a kind of picture, a flash, a precise instant in nature's unrestrained run. Life is everywhere, flowers are growing...mysterious people are evolving, building, and living right in the heart of nature, revealing a fragment of their daily life."
Be sure to click photos to get a larger image and see all the magical details!
I just hope those two on the ledge make it safely down!
I hope you're inspired ... now go make something beautiful!
(¸.•´♥ Tristan ♥
Special thanks to Zim and Zou, Creative Boom, and Katy Cowan