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by Candace Wark & Shirley Nannini $29.00 SALE - $6.99
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  • the story

Smoke Signals

Candace Wark and Shirley Nannini have the power to stop time, and to make the invisible visible. Yes, it's magic, but the kind that happens when art mixes with science. They use high tech photography and an aerodynamic wind tunnel to capture the ethereal dance of air in motion. Wrap their artwork around your smartphone for the perfect alchemy of electronics and enchantment.

This portable work of art was chosen by customer voting to become a finalist in our Art Phone Case Design Challenge. The graphics are printed onto a durable Lexan case that snaps easily over your phone. Fits iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5/5S and Samsung Galaxy S4

Exclusively at UncommonGoods.

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Item ID
24228
Made from
lexan
Measurements
iPhone 5: 4.88" L x 2.40" W x 0.43" H
iPhone 4: 4.68" L x 2.44" x 0.55" H
Samsung S4: 5.35" L x 2.80" W x 0.39" H
  • the maker

Candace Wark & Shirley Nannini

Candace & Shirley say: Our work is a collaborative effort between two friends: an aerospace engineering professor (Candace Wark) and retired high school teacher/administrator (Shirley Nannini). After retirement Shirley reinvented herself by actively pursing her passion for photography; whereas, Candace has used scientific photography in her research in the field of aerodynamics. Inquiry is at the heart of our work. Our art looks at an ever changing dynamic of patterns that evolve and move. The images we produce are interactions of wind and light that create unique pieces; they capture a single moment in time and cannot be reproduced. As educators by training we hope to stir your imagination as well as our own. Making you look, and then look again in an interaction with the pieces, connects us to our audiences in a mutual voyage of discovery. Our current work uses an innovative and novel approach to capture the essence of wind movement and convey its transient nature. We introduce smoke into a wind tunnel and allow it to flow over various objects. As the wind and smoke interact, the intrinsic laws of nature produce extraordinary patterns in the wake created behind the objects. "Ethereal" and "organic" are words others have used to describe the abstract yet naturally occurring patterns we have captured. Our photographs seek to draw the viewers into an evolving, dynamic view of nature and art in the creation of beauty.

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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VIEWING SILENCE ART PHONE CASE
 
5.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (5)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Improves experience (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (3), Stylish (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Self (4)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (3)

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5.0

Great looking!!!

By 

from Chicago, IL

About Me Practical

Pros

  • Compact
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about VIEWING SILENCE ART PHONE CASE:

      Beautiful looking iPhone case. Sleek and stylish. The design on the case is unique and the colors give a nice contrast to my white iPhone.

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      5.0

      Now this is unique

      By 

      from New York

      About Me Stylish

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy To Use
      • Improves Experience
      • Makes My Iphone Stand Out

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Day Every Day

        Comments about VIEWING SILENCE ART PHONE CASE:

        The design is so unique everyone asks about it.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
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        • Self

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        5.0

        Sleek

        By 

        from Chicago, Illinois

        About Me Practical, Stylish

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Unique And Mysterious

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • To Impress Your Friends

          Comments about VIEWING SILENCE ART PHONE CASE:

          I've never seen anything like this design.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Love this phone case!

          By 

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Practical, Stylish

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Conversation starter
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Improves Experience

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Use it all the time

            Comments about VIEWING SILENCE ART PHONE CASE:

            I love looking at this phone. People ask me about it when I have it out. It does not bounce (not rubber) but I have dropped my phone a number of times and this cover has protected it. I have really enjoyed this phone cover

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            5.0

            Eye-catching

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            from East Coast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Improves Experience

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about VIEWING SILENCE ART PHONE CASE:

                This case looks great, is unique and doesn't add bulk

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                Q and A

                When our community voted on this product, some also shared comments - read them below:

                241votes, 84 comments

                Cassie, UncommonGoods

                Candace and Shirley's entry captures a moment in time, something we think is an interesting idea for a case designed to protect a piece of technology. Check out the product story to learn more, then let us know if "Viewing Silence" has your vote.

                Martha
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                This is intriguing!!!

                Shirley
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Love it!!!!

                Candace
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Merging art and technology!

                David
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Soooo Kuhl!!!

                Betsy
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Thumbs Up!

                Bitsy
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Absolutely love it...who said art and science can't blend beautifully?

                Mimma

                Cool!

                Miles
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Just as it is in all of existence, beauty is fleeting. Excellent piece.

                barb
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                The Best!

                margaret
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Excellent!

                Kathleen
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Unique & exquisite.

                Paul
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Amazing!

                Geri
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Truly unique

                Virginia

                Like dancers entwined in each other.

                Bonnie
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                The delicate tendrils in this pattern are very intriguing. The process by which you achieved this image is fascinating. I would buy this cover in a heartbeat!

                Ruth
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Great job

                Edee
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Winds of the Spirit.

                Lori
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Love their photography!

                Jean

                Unique design everyone will like!

                Kate
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                I like that it looks a little bit like a trophy. Who knew wind could do that?

                Kate
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                I like that it looks a little like a trophy. Who knew wind could do that?!

                mary
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Very cool!!

                W. G.
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Nice!!

                Dean
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Very cool. What a concept.

                Kathy
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                A very creative form of photography

                Denise
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Love it!

                michele

                Absolutely beautiful

                Laverne
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Awesome!

                Dee
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Artistic content and composition!

                Lisa
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                I would never get tired of looking at this cover. Hope it becomes available.

                maureen
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Very Very Cool

                Jennifer

                Really love it. People would ask, what is that and become engaged with the cover!

                Denise
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Awesomw

                Lynda
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                This unique art form will be such an asset to your catalog. There is nothing like it and the creativity is beyond anything I have ever seen. I am a retired Professional Picture Framer so am familar with art.

                moe
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                The wind is timeless... and now to see it, remarkable!

                karen

                LOVE!!!

                Dottie
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                WOW - magnificent talent!

                Jodi
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Phenomenal design!

                Phyllis

                Love this one!

                Cynthia
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Great job!

                Tim B.
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Have a framed photograph of another design Candace and Shirley created, it's beauty is only matched by the fascinating way in which its made.

                Heather
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Wish I had an iPhone just for this cover!

                Heather
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                I wish I had an iPhone just for this cover!

                Tameka
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Mesmerizing. This is beautiful ladies.

                april
                Vote: Thumbs down!

                It looks like this is for smokers.

                Dylan
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                April, read the product story before you comment negatively. This is not "for smokers", nor is it a carcinogenic smoke from a tobacco product. The smoke was released into a contained wind tunnel, only coming into contact with inanimate objects.

                Mary
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Beautiful collaboration from the two of you

                Kirk

                Holy crap!!!Incredible!!!!

                Mia
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                This design really catches my eye over all the others

                connie
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                his is by far the most fascinating and innovative cover I've seen...what a treat to have it win!

                connie
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                This design is awesome!

                Karen
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Very Cool! Good Luck!

                Shellee
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Awesome innovation and collaboration! Love it!

                Nicole
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Aunt Candy this is an amazing Iphone Cover. As an Iphone user i would for sure look at this in a store:)

                JANICE
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                If I had an Iphone this would be cover I would want! Hypnotic and Beautiful!

                ray
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Reminds me of the relaxing feeling I get when I light up my cigar!

                Diane, Soothing and mystical
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Soothing and mystical

                Susan
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Gorgeous!

                Callie
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Just fabulous as well as mesmerizing! Love it!

                Carol
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Super and creative!

                ariel
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Very awesome : ) magical really.

                Lynda
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Really beautiful!

                Lori
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Wildly cool!

                Andrew
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Very cool--ethereal--timeless!

                shigeyo

                Coolest image

                Vesti
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Truly amazing!

                Dino
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Cool!!!!!

                Robbie
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                I Need this!!!!

                dean
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                I need to get me one of these!!!!!

                CHANDELLE NORTH
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Beautiful

                Tina
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Gotcha!

                Nina
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                agree with above!

                Elaine
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Would love to see this on my iPhone. It is very soothing and peaceful.

                Natasha
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Beautiful

                Dave
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Smokin'

                maureen
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                love it!

                Denise
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Love this one!

                Chester
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                really great looking photo.

                Denise
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                Awesome!

                Kim
                Vote: Thumbs down!

                Hate to say....the first thing that came to mind was cigarette smoke. Not appealing!

                peter
                Vote: Thumbs up!

                one of a kind

                Roy

                Great Job girls, From a New Yorker

                Jessica

                I love this! When I get an iPhone...... this is happening!

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