Designer Olivier van Herpt and Studio van Broekhoven are cooperating on exploring textures made by sound vibration. The project called Solid Vibration consists in a 3D printer which produces ceramic vessels scored by the bouncing rhythmical deep beat of sound. The output are products which appear almost like woven baskets. Take a look!
Based on the traditional building methods of asiatic boats, Israeli designer Tal Engel created the bathtub Otaku by weaving together strips of white ash and maple veneer forming a sheet. Once dry, layers of resin were coated over the tub, adding strength and durability as well as crucially keeping the bath watertight. Take a look!
Hong Kong’s already pulsating and multifaceted bar scene keeps receiving additions. Named after the eponymous flower, Foxglove is the renaissance of the classic drinking hideouts of the 1930's. Visiting this place will bring you on a time travel journey back to the golden era, optically as well as culinary. Foxglove is the meeting of two worlds – Old World finesse and cutting edge innovation. Take a look!
Legendary Grace Coddignton steps down as Creative Director at Vogue after almost 30 years assuming the new role of Creative Director at Large. Coddington will begin working on additional projects outside the Condé Nast publication, however, the stylist is contracted to produce at least four editorial spreads a year and will continue going to shows with Vogue. Moreover, she is also keeping her office. Vogue has no plans to replace Grace any time soon.
Turkish graphic designer Said Dagdeviren realized a stunning series of double exposure photographs using the special technique of cinemagraph and combining wild animals with animated landscapes. With this project he wanted to criticize all kind of human acting which disturbs wild animals in their natural environments. Take a look!
Animeyed is the latest project of Hungarian photographer Flora Borsi's. The series of attractive pictures feature animal's eyes matching exactly Borsi's face lineaments. The outcome of this layer experiment is a stunning animal/human hybrid picture that evocates the impression of fabulous mythical creatures.
"A man. A date. A catastrophe. And for one time: all real. Naught fake." Nora Zukker
Take a read from our new column! Author, journalist and SRF 3 radio moderator Nora Zukker wrote down her very own thoughts on the brand PARSHIP. You wll see...it's kinda heart-warming.
Leandro Erlich's latest piece of art is called Swimming Pool. The successful exhibition already got a permanent home at the 21st Century Museum of Art of Kanzawa, Japan as well as temporary installations at MoMAPS1 and the Venice Biennale. The Argentinian artstist invented an illusory pool that seems filled with water allowing visitors to walk around the bottom of the pool. In fact the water is actually only a 10 cm transparent blurred glass. Take a look!
Flowmarket started in 2004 in Copenhagen, Denmark and was launched by Thomas Tronier and Mads Hagstrøm. The idea behind this project was to materialise more intangible and quieter needs and therefore inspire people to use their time and energy on the stuff that truly matters to them in their life. More about it here: theflowmarket.com
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Turkish artist Aydın Büyüktaş's latest project is called Flatland which shows the law of gravity using landscapes of two dimensional worlds. Aydin's inspiration comes from the famous Inception movie scene. The series of pictures show the most famous spots of Instabul - distorted. Check this out!
"The real question is not: How many ads do we see? The real question is: What do we have to do to see no ads? And the answer is: go to sleep" (James B. Twitchell)
When it comes to design, creativity has no limits. Artis Edgar's inspiration comes from everywhere. His sketches of dresses reveal everyday materials, fruits or natural background elements. Take a look at his gorgeous creations.
Inspired by the etymology of her passion photography, which is the design process with "light" and "drawing", Lucea Spinelli launched her latest project called Phōtosgraphé. Using chairs and benches as backdrops and luminous forms, the camera's film becomes a canvas for as long as the shutter is open, permitting light to act like paint on a brush. In some pictures the light simulates the pathway of ghostly human figures while in others its sparkles expands like a rainbow. More pictures available on Luceaspinelli.com
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