sublime sticker-decorated room

YAYOI KUSAMA’'s sticker room

photo:mark sherwood + queensland art gallery

For an interactive installation at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, artist  Yayoi Kusama created a totally white room as a palette for visiting children to embellish as they pleased with colored dot stickers; ultimately thousands of stickers were used, to make bulls-eyes, whorls, dribbles and overlapping hits of color. The results of this crazy-simple exercise in spontaneous design is the increasingly stunning transformation of the white room…a big lesson to our often white-stuck decorating heads. Check out the transformation from start to finish…

white room as palette for stickers

photo: mark sherwood + queensland art gallery

to here…

YAYOI KUSAMA’s sticker room

photo: mark sherwood + queensland art gallery

and on and on, in fabulously free layering, like the one above (our favorite)…

to here:

interior decoration with stickers

photo: stuart addelsee via stupie @ flickr

Just for the hell of it, we poked around Amazon to see what they had in the way of colored dot stickers….

via Kottke

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color-painted panels as decorative element

One Response to sublime sticker-decorated room

  1. Ryan 02.08.2013 at 2:00pm #

    And if you need more colors, has 31 different colors of half inch dots.

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