Anthony Cerniello, an American filmmaker has emulated the ageing process by ‘creating a person’ called Danielle, who subtly changes in front of viewers’ eyes from childhood into old age. Mr Cerniello’s ‘Danielle’ project was not shot over a lifetime, but is made up of photographs of family members of different generations who were photographed in […]
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 […]
Matthew Plummer-Fernandez is an artist exploring emerging technology and culture. He uses scanning, digital fabrication and computational approaches to making artefacts, both physical and digital, that blur the distinction between the two, referencing the digitization of the everyday. Everyday items such as toys and a watering can are 3D scanned using a digital camera and subjected […]
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 & […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
This video “Love Is Making Its Way Back Home” for Josh Ritter’s new EP for was created with over 12,000 pieces of construction paper, shown as it was shot, with no effects added in post, by the director Erez Horovitz. Nice work!
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 […]
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 […]
I bought some really nice glasses a months ago and now it is time to share where I found this wonderful pair of glasses. Yves, Christian and Uno are the nice triple behind the Berlin-based BRILLENSCHNEIDEREI YVES and their brand name is an exact explanation about their work. (Brillenschneiderei translated means eyewear tailoring) They sell highly […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Devorah Sperber is a New York-based artist whose sculptures, composed of thousands of ordinary objects, negotiate a terrain between low and high tech. Her labor-intensive works explore repetition and the effects of digital technology on perception, scale, and subjective reality. Thanks to my dear friend Mister Buddha!
Master Spanish craftsman showcase their geometrically intricate woodworking styles Los Tres Juanes is a specialist company dedicated to creating historic woodwork in styles unique to the south of Spain. Their master craftsmen not only carry out pain-staking restorations, but also create new constructions for museums, churches and palaces. The company’s main activities include the construction of […]
Fashion is pushed further to the future. BURBERRY had a celebration of British Weather, Fashion and Music and showed a holographic fashion show, which is stunning. At the 13.4.2011 Burberry showed their force in being creative, innovative and open for the “new” digital interactive design fields, it is well done but they are not the first […]
Here is a video of the fluid-tube-knitted-sculpture by designer Charlie Bucket . The Idea and the construction is just stunning… It is composed of tubes knitted together and then he made even a Fluid Dress out of it, which is nowadays exhibited in Linz, Austria, at the Ars Electronica . just enjoy watching the videos!
Second Edition of the Greenlab, the labor for sustainable design strategies organized by the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee. This time the symposium is again at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt with the topic: ” Learning from Nature” and the task if and how we can generate design strategies from the nature. Themes are methods and contents […]
Manuel Torres had an idea of spraying fabric to create garment, less than wove them, while studying for his MA in Fashion Women’s Wear, Royal College of Art, London fifteen years ago. 2003 he established Fabrican Ltd and has a patent filed for his technology. Fabrican Ltd. is a company exploiting inter-disciplinary research which links […]
The designer Zuzana Zerbakova mixed high-tech materials and leather for her graduation work for the Art Academy in Prague. Well made shoes with a real good sense for innovation.
In the beginning of 2010 the product designer Stefan Diez and the jewelry designer and wife of Stefan, Saskia Diez presented in Paris a series of bags entirely made of synthetic paper. They are ultra lightweight, super strong and water-resistant but look like design mock-ups. The material is produced by Luxemburg based manufacturer DUPONT© and later on processed […]
Style.com fashion reportage of his fashion show 2007 with the wonderful Tim Banks: Hussein Chalayan was born in nicosia, cyprus in 1970.Chalayan is an internationally regarded fashion designer who is renowned for his innovative use of materials, meticulous pattern cutting and progressive attitude to new technology. he was educated both in cyprus and england,at london’s strict highgate boarding […]
Information architecture (IA) is the art of expressing a model or concept of information used in activities that require explicit details of complex systems Between 2008 and 2009, they architected and designed eight news sites, two online services and ten corporate sites. All our clients’ websites combined produce over 3.4 billion page views per year. (ZEIT ONLINE, krone.at, Tages-Anzeiger, Basler Zeitung, […]
These shirt-scultptures were shown already a few years ago, but since then i haven’t seen anything like it! The shirts were created by Berlin-based Mashallah Design & Linda Kostowski ( the t-shirt issue) by scanning human bodies and using the data to create sewing patterns. The human form is turned into 3D patterns of polygons, which are […]
If I were a women, I would wear them, but as I am a man I only can love them visual! I am fascinated by high heels and about the vast variety of women shoes and then I see what you can buy as a man and most of time, especially in Germany it is […]
Today a short article about design solutions for saving space. I was inspired to look a little around after I saw the great video from Resource Furniture, which you can see above. And now you see another space saving module designed by / Kenchikukagu in Japan
John Maeda (born 1966) is a Japanese-American graphic designer, computer scientist, university professor, and author, nowadays he is the President of the Rhode Island School of Design. I heard from him in one of my new courses “Digital Pionieers” in my school and find his stuff really intresting. Maeda was originally a software engineering student […]