Owning your own private Cloud is now possible thanks to New Zealand based design studio Richard Clarkson. The “Cloud” is an interactive lamp and speaker system, designed to mimic a thundercloud in both appearance and entertainment and shaped as a cumulus cloud. The Cloud Using motion sensors the cloud detects a user’s presence and creates … Continue reading
Every year, London’s Serpentine gallery commissions an architect to design a temporary structure on its front lawn of the Kensington Gardens. This year in 2014, Chilean architect Smiljan Radić has been chosen to create a temporary installation at the gallery’s grounds for one summer, following in the footsteps of internationally renowned architects such as Frank … Continue reading
“Archist” is yet another series of architecturally inspired illustrations from Barcelona-based architect and illustrator Federico Babina. It depicts the relation between art and architecture through 27 architectural shapes of different widely renowned artists, including Warhol, Dali, Lichtenstein, and Picasso. With his illustrations Babina imagines what building these artists would have constructed and shaped, using each … Continue reading
This spectacular house is Villa Kogelhof by Paul de Ruiter Architects in the Netherlands. One of the main principles of Villa Kogelhof was to translate luxury into the happiness of independence. The goal for the villa was to be self-sufficient; to generate its own energy, to heat its own water and to recycle the garbage. … Continue reading
In the French part of Switzerland, in the canton of Vaud, the institute of Health (HESAV) was the object of an important human and architectural performance realized by NOTsoNOISY Guillaume Reymond and Trivial Mass production agency. The building constituted of 11 floors, has been animated as a rudimentary screen whose pixels are, in fact, all … Continue reading
Berlin-based photographer Bjoern Ewers offers us amazing fine-art pictures of crashed caused by materials. The artist is well known for capturing incredible moments and exceptional colours produced by different materials. He previously worked on soap bubbles.
Marfa, Texas may be a small american town but it offers two great outdoor artworks that are threatened by the local authorities to be taken down. Playboy Marfa, a commissioned artwork by Richard Phillips, stands beside Highway 90 in Marfa, TX since last summer. It consists of an installation composed of different elements, a 40-foot … Continue reading
An hotel in Munich, Germany, was transformed 88 times by photographer Víctor Enrich. The latter uses a combination of photography, digital retouching and 3D graphics to come out with these extravagant pictures. The result is mind-blowing because of the realness-aspect of each image.
In October 2013, artist Phillip K Smith III revealed his light based project, “Lucid Stead”, an existing homesteader shack transformed into a light installation in the middle of the raw desert of Joshua Tree, California high Desert. The cabin reflects its desert surrounding, creating a mirage effect. Smith’s Lucid Stead was created using an aging … Continue reading
For the 2013 Ulster Bank Belfast International Festival at Queen’s, Cuban-American Artist, Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada, has created WISH, a portrait of an anonymous local girl photographed by the artist in the process of making a pure and simple wish for the future. Spanning an 11 acre site in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, the photographic image of this … Continue reading