Prop Stylist & Model Maker Kyle Bean

Based in Brighton, UK, Kyle Bean specialises in hand crafted models, prop styling and art direction. If you look though his portfolio, you’ll definitely recognize some of your favorite adds, magazine covers or window designs.

Kyle graduated from the University of Brighton in 2009, and currently works freelance with an impressive list of clients such as Wallpaper*, Financial Times, Diesel, New York Times, Selfridges, Hermes, Liberty, BBC, Louis Vuitton to name just a few! His work varies from viral animations to editorial illustrations and shop window displays. Everything he does is not only meticulously crafted, but it also appears to be anchored in clever and well thought out concepts which either pose interesting questions or are simply witty and delightful.

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Viewpoint ‘Communities’ gatefold cover design  for the summer 2011 ‘communities’ issue of Viewpoint magazine

Stick Insects made from matchsticks. Photography: Owen Silverwood

Pencil shaving portraits for the contributors page for Wallpaper* Handmade 2011.

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

Kyle Bean Identity

What Came First? Chicken made from eggshells.

Wallpaper* Awards Issue Cover – Kyle designed and constructed a series of trophies to represent each of the 11 categories in the Wallpaper* 2011 Design Awards. Cover photography: Owen Silverwood.

Story from: Yellowtrace

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