Illustrations by Silke Bonde

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Copenhagen-based illustrator Silke Bonde creates images that convey a child-like playfulness while simultaneously adhering to a sophisticated set of design parameters. The result is a balance between whimsy and discipline. As if taking a cue from traditional Islamic art, these illustrations are developed within geometric constraints determined by the designer. In some compositions, she allows herself to use only triangles; in others, the forms are organic, but they are organized as repeated modules to constitute a cohesive whole. The color palettes are tastefully ascetic in their restraint, in accordance with the designer’s philosophy of absolute simplicity.

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Cameron

Cameron is a designer and holds degrees in urban studies and architecture, and has a background in grassroots community involvement for neighborhood improvement and development. Having lived in New York and Buenos Aires, she is a lover of cities and currently lives in Quito, Ecuador. She loves bicycles, fresh juice, and the Andean topography punctuated by volcanoes that characterize Quito’s landscape.

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