Collage art

Lately I have been seeing more and more collage art appearing everywhere – while I like a good mashup of style, colour, technique and media, a lot of this new stuff is really quite average. Not so are the clever collage pieces being created by Paris based ( Ma + Chr ).

( Ma + Chr ) is an art and design studio founded by Mathilde Aubier and Christine Delaquaize. Their light hearted, fresh and simple approach is most evident in their Baignade & Parasol collection. Don’t you just love the colours and whimsy of the original photos used.


I couldn’t resist including their crazy cat collection (which I first spotted on Happiness is). Isn’t it silly how adding some human eyes to a really naff kitty photo never fails to entertain. I think my favourite is the last one, the shot with the very nervous looking dog. So cute!


You can see more of ( Ma + Chr ) here.
Do check out Happiness Is too, it’s full of magical goodness.

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4 Responses to Collage art

  1. Romy Alfino June 21, 2012 at 3:33 am #

    Love these collages. Think I may share on my blog too :) Hope it’s okay

    • Pretty Pretty June 25, 2012 at 12:28 pm #

      They are gorgeous, please do post about them!

  2. Megan July 14, 2012 at 7:55 am #

    I’m always excited by a contemporary spin on vintage goodness, so these are perfectly up my street! Love. Thanks for sharing, Jo.

    • Pretty Pretty July 15, 2012 at 7:39 am #

      Thanks Megan, I totally agree (trust the Parisians to get it right!)

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