THREADS // 10th August 2015

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The collective group Toki, consisting of architects Toluwalase Rufai and Khai Grubbs, invaded the top floor of an abandoned building near the Rhode Island Metro station in Washington D.C. for their latest installation. ‘Synth’ aims at expressing sounds in three dimensions through yarn threads in order to alter the perception of public spaces. With the … Continue reading

DESOLATION SCENE // 3rd August 2015

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Russian photographer Ralph Mirebs recently visited an abandoned hangar at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. He brought back great pictures of a rather sad scenery: in the hangar are lying two unused burans which are the prototype space shuttles of the Russian space program that lasted from 1974 to 1993. It was later shut down due to … Continue reading

UTOPIA // 27th July 2015

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Canadian electronic music group ‘Art Department’ have trusted Hugo Moreno, a young and talented French director to realize the music video of their latest track ‘Walls”. The result is an impressive animated urban landscape that blends ancient Mesopotamian and mid-century Modern architecture. The video depicts a world “somewhere between utopia and dystopia”. The video is … Continue reading

SKIN MAPPING // 13th July 2015

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Digital studio MADLAB has introduced a skin-centric design named Tactum. This augmenting modeling tool projects the form directly on the skin. The object mapped can also be 3D printed to be later worn. Tactum constitutes a new step towards intuitive technology. This technology has already been used for watchmaking and in particular for a smartwatch … Continue reading

REAL HOVERBOARD // 29th June 2015

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A few days ago, a short video went viral on YouTube, as the luxury carmaker Lexus revealed the concept of a real hoverboard called Slide that combines design and technology. The video features a skateboarder speeding along concrete sidewalk when he met with a hoverboard. The bamboo and carbon fiber board appears to float a … Continue reading

PAC-MAN PACKAGING // 8th June 2015

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Australian design student Craig Sutton created the packaging and a brochure inspired from the famous Eighties pop icon, Pac-Man. He re-interpreted the arcade game into a board game only made out of paper. It contains pieces representing Pac-Man as well as the five legendary ghosts, and it composed of four different mazes. The design perfectly … Continue reading

DESCENSION // 1st June 2015

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Four years after the huge success of his “Leviathan” in the Grand Palais (Paris) which gathers more than 277 600 visitors, British-Indian artist Sir Anish Kapoor is back with a new exhibition titled “Descension”. Currently being held at Galleria Continua in San Giminagno (Italy), the exhibition engages visitors in personal reflection about the perception of the … Continue reading

THE PLAY OF BRILLIANTS // 27th April 2015

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“Light In Water” by DGT. Photo by Fubiz. In this International Year of Light supported by UNESCO, the new Éléphant Paname Gallery’s exhibition (Paris, France) explores one of the key concepts of lighting design, “The Play of Brilliants” imagined by Richard Kelly, the pioneering architectural lighting specialist. This exhibition at the Parisian center of art … Continue reading

CLOUD LIGHTS // 9th March 2015

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Canadian design brand Bocci, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, unveiled a collection delicately expressed with poetry. The studio has presented at Paris trade fair MAISON&OBJET glass pendant lights made by forcing molten glass into a loose heat-resistant fabric pillow, creating a fluid shape. Named 73, this aerial collection of suspended light directly refers … Continue reading

STEAMPUNK GAMEBOY // 2nd March 2015

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What would a Gameboy look like if it had been created during the Industrial Revolution? French artist, Elise Siegwald, has given us a creative glimpse by adding a Steampunk look to the most popular handheld video game device. By replacing the case and using acrylic paint, thread and some clock machinery, the Gameboy has become … Continue reading

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