Lotus Dome by Studio Roosegaarde is a living dome made out of hundreds of ultra-light aluminium flowers that fold open in response to human behavior, see the video below. When approached, the big silver dome lights up and opens its flowers. Its behavior moves from soft breathing to a more dynamic mood when more people […]
Somehow not totally new, but I never seen it before and that makes it new to me. When I see innovations like this I am so excited about what the future will look like. Already the world is so interesting! The film presents the Summer 2011 Tomorrow Awards Winner – HypoSurface by dECOi Architects & […]
After the christmas days in Austria and reading lots of newspapers lying around the house, I catched up on an architectural building which I first liked a lot, second it is in an area, where I have been spending lots of time with A. The new The Festival Hall of The Tiroler Festspiele in Erl is […]
Andrew Thomas Huang brought his experimental film “SOLIPSIST” to the main artistic video platform fresh from a win at Slamdance 2012 and now he is in the 2012 hand-picked vimeo list. Well it was viewed already more than a million time on vimeo, but as you can see on my archive, this year was not […]
Filmmaker, graffiti artist, and photographer Erdal Inci lives and works in Istanbul, Turkey where he has been experimenting with cloned motion in video since 2004. Over the past few months Inci has converted several of these hypnotic videos into gifs and posted them online, above are a couple of my favorites. I love them!
These images are a few of thousands of color photographs that Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii made between 1905 and 1915. With funding from Czar Nicholas II, he set out to document the diverse people and landscapes of the vast Russian Empire. Prokudin-Gorskii planned to produce images that would be used in classrooms, but the widespread exposure […]
Now that is something I haven’t seen before in such an intensity. Yulia Brodskaya‘s work with the material paper is extraordinaire beautiful. She was born in Russia and moved then to the UK and there explored several fields: Textile Painting, Origami and Collage to more traditional Fine Art practices. But after years of experimenting and doing […]
Issey Miyake is my personal hero and this animation, which is already from the year 2007, is done by Euphrates. Animated dots and lines draw various movement of model cat walk, which appears as if actual body of a model is moving from such simple elements like dots and lines. Loving it!
Now it is Paris Fashion Week again. But I will not write directly about fashion but more about some significant person, who helps lots of designers and PR people during this time to send personal letters to each other. The flowers, the petit-fours, the letters sent around town at these times of the year show […]
Now it is time to start again. And I did so with my running schedule and now i found the perfect post to combine the revival of my blog and the revival of my “free” time after my graduation. This article is about Nike’s Flyknit technology -never thought I write about such big brands- but their […]
Matthew Rainwaters was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, which is the part of Los Angeles nobody likes to talk about. and made this series called Beardfolio He traveled to Anchorage in May of ’09 and he photographed everyone as they were done competing. Everything was shot in one day but took months to edit […]
“The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” is one of five animated short films that will be considered for outstanding film achievements of 2011 in the 84th Academy Awards ®. Even the animation is digital, everything what is said, shown in the animation is more ” analog” because in my eyes the story is […]
Haroshi makes his art pieces recycling old used skateboards. His creations are born through styles such as wooden mosaic, dots, and pixels; where each element, either cut out in different shapes or kept in their original form, are connected in different styles, and shaven into the form of the final art piece. Haroshi became infatuated with […]
into time .org is a new piece by Rafaël Rozendaal. When you click on his site, you can play around with the screen, which is diving in a 45° direction every time you click. Wonderful couleurful work! (via today and tomorrow)
Theo Janssen is a Dutch artist and kinetic sculptor. He builds large works which resemble skeletons of animals, that are able to walk using wind power on the beaches of the Netherlands. His animated works are a fusion of art and engineering. “He has been creating wind-walking examples of artificial life since 1990. What was at first a rudimentary breed has slowly evolved into a generation of machines […]
German visual artist Sarah Illenberger chooses familiar motifs and objects, and recreates them using fruits and vegetables and everything that seems to be practical in her eyes. The result is a visually couleurful display of images that’s creative and fun to look at. Transforming a watermelon into a cloud raining seeds and others examples you can see […]
Singaporean design studio hans tan studio has developed ‘spotted nyonya‘, an industrial re-interpretation of the nyonya porcelain vessels which are traditional domestic wares native to chinese-peranakans in south asia. Produced in collaboration with Singaporean creative agency FARM, this contemporary take on the traditional objects transforms the original multicolored surface treatment into a new dotted pattern. the limited edition series […]
It looks like a room where daylight is falling on the walls, but it is not! Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken’s intention was with this project to take elements of his work and theories concerning daylight and incorporate them directly into architecture. The installation is located in the entrance of an office building in Stockholm. As both […]
Today I was looking through random magazines in an art & design bookstore and suddenly had a graphic magazine in my hand, where first of all I liked a lot the front graphic. Couleurful, triangular-shaped patterns! But the moment I flipped the first page of the november issue from “Novum-world of graphic design” , I […]
Ursus Wehrli is a Swiss Artist, who loves to sort things and shows the beauty of tidying up! I like his humorous work. more to see in the video below.
I have been in London for a couple of days and while I was walking through the gorgeous V&A museum I discovered this wonderful jewelry designer. David Watkins‘s jewelry is described as architectural and minimalist- two parts I really like a lot. It is graphic, spare and clearly about the spaces between. It ranges in form […]
Edouard Martinet transforms everyday objects found in flea-markets and car boot sales into works of art. Working with a variety of refuse materials such as rusted kitchen pans, typewriter keys, car lights and other scrap metals, Edouard Martinet sculpts several types of animals and insects. His sculptures are made without the use of solder. He […]
Janet Echelman builds living, breathing sculpture environments that respond to the forces of nature — wind, water and light— and become inviting focal points for civic life. Exploring the potential of unlikely materials, from fishing net to atomized water particles, Echelman combines ancient craft with cutting-edge technology to create her permanent sculpture at the scale of […]
I do not need lots of words for this posts. You can see the incredible work! Much in the spirit of the high design collaborations that plastic footwear maker Melissa has become known for in recent years, Galeria Melissa, their flagship São Paulo store was designed to be constantly updated with new graphics both on the exterior facade […]
The definitely most creative fashion and art school in Berlin Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee will have on Friday, the 8. July 2011 their fashion show at Haus der Kulturen der Welt. I am really looking forward to see my colleagues doing a great job. It is held at this interesting place at 4.30pm and at 7.00 pm . Music […]
Creativity isn’t magic! 3 of 4 parts are produced by Kirby Ferguson, a New York-based filmmaker, I cannot wait to see the final piece of this great collection of remixes. So well done, interesting and educative.
The Idea: Times Square to Art Square TO TURN ALL ADVERTISING ON TIMES SQUARE INTO ART. sounds impossible but there is a young worldwide acting team, who try to make this impossible thing possible. The head of it is Justus Bruns, a young guy from the Netherlands. I met him by chance in Antwerp and he […]
Designer Suzanne Leeshares her experiments in growing a kombucha-based material that can be used like fabric or vegetable leather to make clothing. The process is fascinating, the results are beautiful (though there’s still one minor drawback ) and the potential is simply stunning.