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03
February
2015

Lawrence of Arabia for Cycle world magazine

posted in Photos & work news | Graphic | Editorial  at 11.27 PM from Snowing Auvergne (near Clermont-Ferrand) / France listening Damon Albarn Everyday Robots

cycle magazine by www.mr-cup.com

 

Late last year I was contacted by cycle World magazine to illustrate an article about Lawrence of Arabia’s last home. Here comes the result...

 

Lawrence of Arabia by www.mr-cup.com

Lawrence of Arabia by www.mr-cup.com

Lawrence of Arabia by www.mr-cup.com

Read full article here.

05
November
2014

I love tumblr & instagram

posted in Photos & work news  at 11.09 PM from Home ! Maruéjols Les Gardons (near Alès / Nîmes / Uzès) / France

As you may know, I am addicted to social media, but this is for the best, I guess it improve my visual life and inspiration source more than it makes me lose time ! OK, facebook makes me lose a little time...

 

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I love to compose with others pictures, and order them by colors... and I love to mix everything as inspiration can come from anywhere ! iammrcup.tumblr.com/

 

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Instagram

As Jeff Sheldon said on a tweet the other day "Instagram has made me a better photographer. Not the app itself but the idea of consistently posting and refining the way I see things."

 

This sum up everything ! It is not about doing photogrpahy, it is to share and show how I see the world ! Follow me at instagram.com/iamrcup

 

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Pinterest is fun too !

20
July
2014
I am in Paris for some days to shoot and try all the gluten free places we can for a coming article in the 3td issue of Niépi magazine. I have to test a lot of exellent gluten free food, visit very nice places and met even nicer people... hard ! You can follow me on instagram as I shoot a lot, and even on the instagram of niepi as I shoot for it too (my iphone in my left pocket, my wife one in the right pocket... people think I am crazy... oh, yes, I am !)... I plan to visit some design places too, but haven't even fount the time to present you nice shops for my last Paris stay 2 months ago... As I read today "if I only I have as much time as I have ideas..."
 
Perfect exemple, I never share on this blog the book I design for Elodie Rambaud last year. She asked me if I want to design the 288 pages of her favorit and unusual adresses of Paris ! It is very well printed and distributed by Marabout, and is full of amazing secret places... hope they will do an englih version soon.
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
Shopping insolite à Paris by Elodie Rambaud . Design www.mr-cup.com
 
12
May
2014

New letterpress business card / Found sale -20%

posted in Shop updates | Photos & work news  at 9.37 AM from Home ! Maruéjols Les Gardons (near Alès / Nîmes / Uzès) / France
Every year since 2009, I do a new business card. So for 2014 I work with Studio pression to print this "tag" one. It is printed on 3 colors on front, with illustrations printed first in light grey, and then yellow and black printed over it... What I like with letterpress is the experiment, you are never sure of the final result ! And it is always better than expected ! The paper is 700g and it has a special cut out shape... Check the past ones here and there.
 
letterpress business card 2014 bu www.mr-cup.com
 
letterpress business card 2014 bu www.mr-cup.com
 
letterpress business card 2014 bu www.mr-cup.com
 
letterpress business card 2014 bu www.mr-cup.com
 
letterpress business card 2014 bu www.mr-cup.com
 
letterpress business card 2014 bu www.mr-cup.com
 

-20% on found products until the end of may

I have a lot of new items to list and also new letters coming... Until the end of the month, the FOUND collection is at -20%. All the found items are original vintage items, unique and available only once. And the only way to get my new business card is to order something in the shop ;)
 
There some old maps available. I frame some of them and they look great... as the shape are not always the same as the standard frames, I put some old paper to fill the blanks...
 
maps-mrcup-01
 
maps-mrcup-02
 
maps-mrcup-03
 
Some of the other items still available...
 
metalletters-mrcup-N  silkposters-mrcup-E
found68-felixpotin-mrcup-00  found69-frame01-mrcup-00
found70-frame02-mrcup-00  found72-frame04-mrcup-00
found76-perca-mrcup-00  found78-Yacco-mrcup-00
found88-photoset02-mrcup-00  found89-photoset03-mrcup-00
 

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Excellent work! However, I think the B.O.I.D project dragon is too similar to the Wales national dragon, even the gold coins look...

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Very nice signage!

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