Aug 7, 2012

Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

 

Kyle Bean is an incredible young talent, specialising in hand crafted models, set design and art direction. Since graduating in 2009, Kyle has worked for a variety of international clients for a diverse range of projects including installations, window displays, editorial illustration and advertising.

Kyle’s work has been recognised by the prestigious Art Directors Club in New York and the International Design Biennial held throughout Europe. His work has been featured in a range of international art and design publications, praising him for both his conceptual thinking and craftsmanship. Kyle splits his time between working from his studio by the sea in Brighton and London where he often collaborates with photographers and directors. Kyle is represented by Blinkart.

What stands out most about Kyle’s work is his diverse range. While he has a clear gift for papercraft, the variety in materials used and the creativity in which he employs them is truly exceptional. Many of his pieces, especially those for magazine covers and editorials, are often cheeky, akin to visual puns.

Be sure to check out Kyle’s official site for a full listing of his awesome artwork! http://www.kylebean.co.uk

 

 

 

What Came First?

 

chicken made of egg shells kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

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Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Soft Guerilla for CUT Magazine

A series of weapons made from harmless materials for a feature article centred around the topic of ‘Guerilla Gardening’ and ‘Yarn Bombing’. Photography by Sam Hofman

 

knife with feather for blad and grenade made from jello Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

soft guerilla brass knuckles made from bread explosive posicles Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

ammo made from candles Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Stick Insects

Insects made from Matchsticks. Photography by Owen Silverwood

 

insects made from match sticks Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

insects made from matchsticks kyle bean 4 Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

kyle bean stick insect Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Tube Map

Zone One of the London Underground map made from drinking straws. Photos: Jean-luc Brouard

 

london tube map made from drinking straws kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

london tube map made from drinking straws kyle bean 2 Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Selfridges: Transformation

A series of 5 window displays inspired by the law of conservation of mass: ‘Matter cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed’.

 

law of conservation of mass kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

law of conservation of mass kyle bean 2 Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

law of conservation of mass kyle bean 3 Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

law of conservation of mass kyle bean 4 Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Pencil Shaving Portraits for Wallpaper* Magazine

 

pencil shaving portraits kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Computer Arts Cover ‘Apps’

Cover and interior illustration for Computer Arts. Wooden toy phone made in collaboration with Thomas Forsyth

 

iphone wood blocks for kids kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Belt Drive

A playful construction of branded leather belts for Intersection Magazine. Photography: Sam Hofman

 

belt drive and gears using leather belts Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Paper Planes

White paper model of a fighter jet alongside traditional paper planes.

 

paper fighter jet beside paper airplanes kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Diesel Window Display

Design and Art direction for window and in-store displays for Diesel’s Flagship London Store on New Bond Street. Photography: Lex Kembery.

 

diesel store window Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Mobile Evolution

Miniaturisation in the style of a Russian Nesting Doll (Matryoshka doll)

 

mobile evolution like russian dolls Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

mobile evolution like russian dolls 3 Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Wood Portraits

A series of portraits carved from wood for the Wallpaper* 2012 Handmade Issue

 

portraits carved from wood kyle bean3 Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

portraits carved from wood kyle bean 2 Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

24. Paper Suits

Paper suits created for a series of images showcasing LV accessories. Photography: Lacey.

 

paper suits by kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

paper suits louis vuitton kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Human Migration Cover for Nature Magazine

 

globe made with footprints kyle bean 2 Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

globe made with footprints kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Sea of Time

 

sea of time paper art kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Bird Flu

A sculpture of a mushroom cloud made from feathers for an article in Scientific American. Photo: Sam Hofman

 

mushroom cloud made from feathers kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

Wall Street Rocket Scientist

Editorial illustration for Scientific American. Photography by Owen Silverwood

 

wall street rocket scientist kyle bean Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

Artwork by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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landscapes carved into books guy laramee 3 Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

 

cardboard art sculptures chris gilmour 13 Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

 

3d relief sculptural painting gregory euclide untitled Inventive Hand Crafted Art by Kyle Bean

 

 

 

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