A Common Name by Jayme Catalano Graphic

A Common Name by Jayme Catalano

Graphic designer Paige Smith has created a street art project in the nooks and crannies of urban Los Angeles. Working under the pseudonym A Common Name, her three dimensional paper objects represent crystal, quartz, and geodes, mineral formations normally found in nature. The results are whimsical, mystical, and more than a little magical. As she says, “A parallel aspect of these ‘geodes’ in nature and in the city is they are always unexpected treasures. You might go hunting for treasures but you generally happen upon them during your adventures or casual interaction with the environment.” Visit her website for information on the specific…

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Geode #2, Arts District LA by A Common Name
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Geode #9, Downtown LA, A Common Name
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Geode #10, Arts District, A Common Name
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Geode #7, Daily Dose DTLA, A Common Name