Californian designer, Jayde Cardinalli is a rising figure in the illustration industry. Her compositions with countless playful details have inspired a whole generation of artistic directors, both in design and in fashion: her designs are also one of the ingredients of the stylistic renewal of Gucci, under the protection of Alessandro Michele.
After a degree in graphic design, Jayde Cardinalli began to illustrate. Her magical and organic universe quickly seduced the creative and hipster circles of her hometown, San Francisco. Big names in tech like Facebook, Apple, quickly placed orders. Then came the fashion and editorial brands. Cardinalli has developed a unique style and meticulous technique, creating her works with a polysemic force. Like a contemporary version of the fantasies of a Jérôme Bosch, or engravings of a Gustave Doré, Cardinalli’s works, especially illustrations for children’s stories, is a reflection of current events around the world and humanity.
DREAM BIGShanghai, China 1 Aug - 20 Sep 2020A solo exhibition by Jayde Cardinalli, featuring a curated selection of fine artworks and illustrations presented by Artmart for the inaugural opening of Shanghai's newest innovative museum-like space. Bridging the worlds of fashion and art into an interactive center, TX Huaihai was launched by Baillian Group and URF Group, led by a team of designers that include architect, Shuhei Aoyama and Authur Huang of Miniwiz.
SPACE(LESS)Collective exhibition, Paris 8 Oct - 10 Nov 2019The voïd, French Designer and Architect Charlotte Perriand used to say, contains everything, because it represents the ability to move, the potentiality of motion. But, let's imagine an infinite space, without any point of reference. In such a space, movement would be impossible, because there would be nothing to measure the travelled distance. Thus for this proposition to be true, the voïd must at least contain, a milestone/marker.
Situated in its midst, this exhibition “Space (less)” borrows this frame of reference, questioning the existence and acknowledgment of space and how it's understood and perceived in society. What is space and how do we know define or demarcate it? Interpreted differently by our artists, the works of Felicie d’Estienne d’Orves and Pandora Mond take on the mysteries of cosmic space and light. In contrast, the work of Lara Porzak plunges the viewer into a timeless universe where only preserved memories services as a marker of existence. At the same time, the immersive exhibitions of Jayde Cardinalli and Noémie Lacroix provides a sensory perspective, alongside Hugh Findletar, whose works offer a poetic response to the contradictory yet complementary duality of what it means for a cup, a vessel, a demarcated space to be half full.
GARDENS OF THE MINDCollective exhibition, Seine-et-Marne, France 6 - 9 Jun 2019As the pace of life quickens and society becomes absorbed into an unyielding cycle of result-oriented tasks and purpose, our minds become an overwhelming reprise of knowledge and thoughts. When then - as they say - do we stop to smell the flowers? The search for a form of repose undoubtedly becomes a unanimous quest as we look both outward to the physical world and inward into our consciousness.