RIBA Collection by B-fragile studio
somewhere in between ar t & desig n
RIBA Collection by B-fragile studio Decorative fish sculpture by Stefan K Hepner. It’s minimalist form is inspired by Brancusi. Hand made from cast Thassos marble in Brooklyn NY. “However it is a beautiful manifestation that from left to right. Balance, but dynamic refinement. And flat at the back... I imagine the school of RIBs washed on sandy beach. Black pedestal from Kubrick movie immersed into the greyness of the Ocean is raising the art to the Sky by one step... two more, and Zeppelin.” About the designer: Stefan K Hepner had a long career as an editorial illustrator, multimedia artist, and web designer. Later on his interests took him to design furniture and different home objects. Born in Poland in 1956. Studied graphic design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, Poland then in Warsaw, where he specialized in poster in the workshop of H.Tomaszewski, the father of the postwar Polish poster. He continued his studies at the Ecole Supérieure d’Arts Graphiques in Paris, France with internationally renowned graphic designer Roman Cieslewicz. Upon graduation starts working as an illustrator for major press magazines and advertising agencies in France. In the late 80’s discovers Apple computer. Becomes one of the pioneers of digital illustration and multimedia in France. Creates a number of web sites and cd-roms for diverse clients in France and Europe. In 1998 moves to New York. Works as Art Director and Multimedia Designer for divers clients and agencies. In 2009 founds a studio and blog “B-fragile” designing and exploring crossover between art and design.
Pike sculpture was featured in WEST ELM Spring catalog 2011 as a result of collaboration between West Elm and Etsy.
Pike from RIBA Collection cast Thassos marble with wooden base. Overall size: 20.75”x9”x2”
Snapper from RIBA Collection
cast Thassos marble with wooden base. Overall size: 11”x13.5”x2”
Flounder from RIBA Collection
cast Thassos marble with wooden base. Overall size: 11.5”x15”x2”
some other projects by b-fragile studio
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