Each year, as part of the Architecture & Urban Design program, Pratt Institute students design installations that explore the possibilities of digital manufacturing. This year, the students’ work was exhibited by Michael Szivos and Ryan Whitby from New York design SOFTlab studio. It’s a suspension of 800 laser-cut panels undulating in a colors gradation.
Felice Varini is a Swiss artist who likes to create optical illusions. His recent exhibition “La Villette In Suites,” which takes place in Paris until September 13, combines geometric figures he painted on the street or in rooms with an anamorphic effect. His works are like puzzles that fit together when the visitor is at...
Kyle Robertson is a graphic designer from London. In a series of black and white posters, he plays with typography and graphic design according to the quote of a leading personalities.
The designer Marc Newson has designed a series of 10 swords on the model of traditional katana used by the Japanese samurai. The Aikuchi limited editions are single-edged blade and a long handle to accommodate two hands. Their name refers to the Japanese term describing the installation of the sword, in which the handle and...
In the context of the “AH MAY A” exhibited at the Biennale de Saint Etienne, Yamaha exchanged the roles of its designers. Motorcycles and bicycles have been designed by musical instrument producers, while musical instruments were made by motorcycle manufacturers. The designs obtained trigger new emotions and allow you to explore a different perception of...
Canadian designer Jean-Claude LeBlanc, specializing in product design, has recently introduced its collection “Roman Objects” : bookends triangular and circular pots which surface is covered with golden spikes. Simple yet elegant, these accessories have been designed from marble.
Inspired by the patterns created by the elevation changes in mountainous stages, Alice Allis and Gillian Toh two Singapore-based designers have designed this stunning sculptural dress with folded paper, carved wood and fabric drape they could affix layer by layer. A project called “Land”.
Here is the Quartz, a chair is produced by the Italian company D3CO and designed by the design studio Ctrlzak and Davide Barzaghi. As the name suggests, this seat is formed similar cushion large crystals together by a metal frame.
The Mexican graphic designer Ricardo Gonzalez specializes in typography and calligraphy. He mixes styles, explores various techniques of lettering and uses different materials reflecting his mood and his feelings.
Japan, Kyoto and lack of space have been sprouting in recent years a multitude capsule hotels, including the latest one was baptized on Nine Hours. The principle? Accommodate a shower, a capsular bedroom and something to eat within a specified time of 9 hours and a specific zip line.