The collection of NFT “Lil Granny” made by Buddy

Born and raised in Brescia, Italy, Paola Colombo (known as Pollaz) is a “hands-on” artist and designer who has always been linked to the world of manual skills. She loves fabrics, needles and threads, and for this reason everything her mind imagines then translates into creations of all kinds: she experiments with different techniques, loves using fabric and drawing on it with a sewing machine, cutting paper and put pieces together or draw digitally and then think about how to render the design she creates in three dimensions.

His “Pollaz” brand, officially created in 2008, now signs accessories, furniture accessories and other fabric objects from his illustrations, as well as paper cut-outs and patterns for furniture and orders for brands. and businesses.

The secret of its success? Always original, attentive to detail but above all in step with the times. His designs are very varied, ranging in many different products and over time they have changed and evolved. You could say that somehow Pollaz has the ability to transpose all his imagination made of imaginary friends and imaginary worlds into illustrations and works.

“I have always enjoyed filling sheets and notebooks with drawings and scribbles in search of the best way to bring my creations to life. The house is a fundamental element of my work, from the drawings that represent it until to products intended to live in. I have an unlimited passion for miniatures, the very small things, the smallest details but at the same time I am fascinated by simplification, which is why I like to vary a lot in my work. !

Collater.al, in collaboration with BRILLO Magazine, interviewed Pamcoc, asking him to take sides in what is utopically a world in which there always seems to be only two contrasting elements to choose between. This or that?

– Noon or midnight?
Midday

– Venice Biennale or Vatican Museums?
Venice Biennale

– Coke or Pepsi?
Coca Cola

– Easy Rider or Fast and Furious?
Easy Rider

– Batman or Spiderman?
Batman

– Zombie invasion or alien invasion?
zombie invasion

– Phone call or SMS?
Text message

– Nostalgia or imagination?
Both

– Cone or ice cream cup?
Mug of course!

– Color inside the edges or outside the edges?
Inside edges

– Free beach or lido?
Free beach

– Shout or whisper?
Yelling

– Fly or read minds?
Flying

– Full or empty?
Full

– NY or LA?
I can’t choose, both

– 00 or 10?
00s

– Gen Z or Millennials?
Millennials

– Instagram or TikTok?
There are very nice kitten videos on both

– Apple or Samsung?
Apple

– Bates Motel or Overlook Hotel?
Both

– Iron or stone?
Rock

– Mozart or Metallica?
A little of one, a little of the other

Angels or Evil?
Bad

– Federer or Nadal?
None

– Anarchy or law?
Right

– 70s or 90s?
’70

-Auction house or crypto-art?
auction house

– Win an Oscar or a Grammy?
Oscar

– Survive in Squid Game or Hunger Games?
None

– Have a look-alike or a talking dog?
A talking dog

– Tea or coffee?
Both

– Winter or summer?
Winter

– SUV or Spider car?
I don’t have a license

– A trip in a Volkswagen van or in an all-inclusive hotel?
Both

– Kitchen or Deliveroo?
Kitchen

– Get up early or go to bed late?
To go to bed late

Polaz |  Collateral

Testo: Collater.al and BRILLO Magazine

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