Working, is a new track by the band Warm Myth. Director Jesse Yules combines paint, origami and mirrors to create an original and visually stunning video.
October 17, 2012
October 16, 2012
A bicycle made almost entirely of cardboard has the potential to change transportation habits from the world’s most congested cities to the poorest reaches of Africa. Izhar Gafni, 50, is an expert in designing automated mass-production lines. He is an amateur cycling enthusiast who for years toyed with an idea of making a bicycle from cardboard. Once the shape has been formed and cut, the cardboard is treated with a secret concoction made of organic materials to give it its waterproof and fireproof qualities. In the final stage, it is coated with lacquer paint for appearance. Once ready for production, the bicycle will include no metal parts, even the brake mechanism and the wheel and pedal bearings will be made of recycled substances,
September 20, 2012
The opening of a new location in Osaka, Japan, was occasion for luxury retailer Louis Vuitton to ask Italian design studio Happycentro to produce an appropriately elegant invitation card.The result was a printing and folding tour de force involving offset printing, transparent, silver mat, pearl and rainbow foils, dry embossing, silkscreen and die-cuts. The designer Federico Galvani has a fiendishly clever mind to devise something that tested the skills of printers and origami artists alike, but the team pulled it off and the result is lovely and unique.
September 13, 2012
Christy Lee Rogers is a self-taught photographer from Kailua, Hawaii. Water is the medium that she uses to break the conventions of contemporary photography. With an eye for the chiaroscuro qualities of light, her subjects bend and distort; bathing in darkness, isolated by light, and are brought to life by ones own imagination. Without the use of post-production manipulation, her works are made in-camera, on the spot, in water and at night
September 7, 2012
Tom Buch created the concept for the album art work for the remix compilation of Radiohead’s latest album ‘The King of Limbs’. The album compiles a series of 12″ vinyl singles/EPs, also released as digital downloads from the band’s website in both MP3 and WAV file types
September 6, 2012
Following critically acclaimed installations by Ernesto Neto and Christian Boltanski, Ryoji Ikeda has been selected by the Armory for its third annual visual art commission in the Wade Thompson Drill Hall. Ikeda creates a visual and sonic environment where visitors are submerged in an extreme illustration of projected and synchronized data.
September 5, 2012
The synchronised light show (“The cloud in the web”) was created by Ars Electronica Futurelab and Ascending Technologies GmbH.
It featured 49 AscTec Hummingbird drones, each flying in perfect formation to make various shapes and effects.
August 28, 2012
Ron van der Ende is a sculptor living in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He specializes in wall mounted bas-reliefs constructed from found wood. The original color and texture of the wood is utilized to form a gripping and realistic mosaic. The realism is further enhanced by the perspective built into the relief. Van der Ende uses his method to conjure up dark industrial and space age imagery.
August 27, 2012
Liesbet Bussche is accessorizing the city with her “Urban Jewellery” campaign. “ The project exposes the city’s characteristics as highly individual, asserting that it is appropriate to accessorize public space in the same manner we would accessorize ourselves.”
August 20, 2012
This latest fashion film titled Amasia, was created by Werdenclyffe for Jules Kim of Bijules. It’s nice to see jewelry designers entering the genre of fashion film. Amasia deals with nature in it’s purest form juxtaposing visuals of calm terrain with torrents of nature’s raw force.