herrarium topographic fine art alcampo by stefanie herr
herrarium topographic fine art alcampo by stefanie herr herrarium topographic fine art alcampo by stefanie herr
nov 07, 2012

herrarium topographic fine art alcampo by stefanie herr


the modern lifestyle has deprived us of meaningful contact with wildlife and our natural environment. luckily though, the refrigeration sections of supermarkets become home to a vast array of amazing creatures and arguably one of the best places for close-up observation; where present-day vacuum sealing techniques allow us to keep a safe distance from the animals, including birds, pork or beef, and bushy plants.


conceived by german artist stefanie herr, the fake styrofoam containers are made from conservation quality matboard and photo rag, executed entirely by hand. the relief is influenced by natural landforms and habitats and named after real places.



stefanie herr stampede vista · 20 x 26 x 4.5 cmall images courtesy of stefanie herr

stefanie herr green valley · 23.5 x 16.5 x 4.5 cm

stefanie herr eagle nest (2012) · 17.5 x 25 x 4.5 cm

piggly wiggly canyon (2012) · 22 x 31 x 4.5 cm

stefanie herr rattlesnake mountain · 17.5 x 25 x 4.5 cm

cebolla wilderness (2012) · 13 x 22 x 4.5 cm



designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

  • oops, it seems you got my name wrong…

    stefanie herr says:
  • I don’t understand this. Is this art, or an actual food storage product…

    TotallyConfused says:
  • yes…frankly, the level of curation is becoming a problem in db…it’s in danger becoming a bad investment.
    Still, db is a favorite of mine…so I hang.

    Chaszr says:
  • chaszr what do you mean by a problem of curation?????????????

    g says:
  • That’s how to increase an awareness of beauty in visual art!

    Fine Art says:

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