Kristof Buntinx Store - Book
Kristof Buntinx Store

Book

215 EUR
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Book

215 EUR
Readers will experience how the designer unflinchingly sinks his teeth into hot controversial (political) issues such as the Russian anti-gay legislation and its Belgian equivalent: the rainbow debate. With the Suicide Bomber rucksack the designer bravely blends fear and petulance with humour. Buntinx proves that the monarchy also inspires him with his crown jewels collection. More innocent but by no means less sharp-witted are the surrealist hats that pushes the boundaries of language with literal 'head covers' in the shape of dustbin and jam jar lids. That balance between the trite and the luxurious appears to be a constant in Buntinx' body of work on the following pages, which also include luxe bomber jackets with dustbin print and paper 'diamond' jewellery. 'Kristof Buntinx' celebrates the creativity, astuteness and sense of perspective of the Brussels designer in a way that aims to be explanatory rather than glorifying and manages to do so extraordinarily well. The focus on gorgeous, quality photos rather than on text also provides the book with sincere undertones. Because isn't a picture worth a thousand words?