Offpiste

In The Land of Kustaa Saksi
Retro-futuristic kaleidoscopic landscapes by Scandinavian illustrator and artist extraordinaire Kustaa Saksi.
Authors: 
Kustaa Saksi
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Release Date: 
November 2008
Format: 
21 x 26 cm
Features: 
114 Pages, full colour, hardcover
ISBN: 
978-3-89955-229-4
Catalog Price: 
$50.00

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Scandinavian illustrator Kustaa Saksi creates retro-futuristic kaleidoscopic landscapes fusing organic shapes with vivacious imagery and vivid colours into radiating new world psychedelia. Offpiste is the first book to bring his dynamic work in one place for the first time and presents Saksi’s artistic journey like an off-piste skier through undeveloped terrain. Often paradoxical and playful, the surreal Scandinavian motifs teem with inspiration and delight the senses. He has designed campaigns for the likes of Issey Miyake, Levi’s and MTV and has had his work featured in magazines such as Wallpaper, Dazed & Confused, Flaunt as well as the New York Times.
 

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Scandinavian illustrator and artist extraordinaire Kustaa Saksi is one of Finland’s finest exports. He creates retro-futuristic kaleidoscopic landscapes fusing organic shapes with vivacious imagery and vivid colours into radiating new world psychedelia. Often paradoxical, playful, the surreal Scandinavian motifs teem with inspiration and delight the senses.

Offpiste is the first book to bring his dynamic work in one place for the first time. Named after the skiing term where a skier deliberately goes off trail in undeveloped terrain, this book presents Kusta Saksi’s artistic journey like an off-piste skier.

Recognized early on by the magazine industry, his work has been featured in Wallpaper, Dazed & Confused, Flaunt as well as the New York Times to name a few. Saksi also has an impressive list of clients whom he’s designed campaigns for including Comme des Garçons, Diesel, Issey Miyake, Lacoste, Levi’s, Mercedes Benz and MTV amongst many others.