German-based graphic designer Matthias Jung creates imaginative houses, that we’d like to encounter in real life. He calls his creations ‘architectural short poems’, that aim to visualize another perspective on how we could see the world and live in it. The homes are put together from photo material that he collects and re-arranges in unexpected ways.
‘The composition of the individual elements correlates to a logic, as if in a dream,’Jung explains.‘In order for my work to function properly, I also have to consider design rules. thus, the relationship between order/disorder and homogeneity/diversity must agree. a building has to first be stable and credible before I can add some ‘disorder’, to let it fly for example. One such disorder refers to another, only hinting at reality. I weave, so to speak, spiritual realities into everyday things.’
Some of the background images were taken by photographer and journalist Oliver Abraham. All of the other images were photographed by Matthias. Many of them were taken during trips around northeastern Germany.
“I love having elements that cause many different associations to collide with one another.”
You can find more of his works on his website, where he also sells some prints of his collages.
All images © Matthias Jung