dede has created the "Skitch," a hanger in the shape of a skeleton that combines playfulness with function. The shoulders hold shirts, while the ribs can be used for belts and other accessories. I guess skeletons in the closet are no longer just a dark secret!
Monday, October 31, 2011
Wellcome Collection. The small selections from the vast treasure trove was shot against a warm off-white background, to allow the objects to speak for themselves. Thom says, “We chose to keep to structures rules about scale, angle, background, and lighting so that the whole series would gel and so that you could better compare each object with another.”
Friday, October 28, 2011
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Artist Allison Schulnik just released her sixth and most complex animated film, titled 'MOUND'. Created solely by the artist and featuring over 100 hand-sculpted and sewn puppets, the labor-intensive piece took nearly eight months, at times requiring two hours to create a single frame. The soundtrack to the film is “It’s Raining Today” graciously lent by legendary singer-songwriter Scott Walker.
“Utopia Announcement” (Yutopia to shirase) exhibition, artists So Kanno and Takahiro Yamaguchi created a self-generated drawing machine that draws abstract dynamic lines in real time using spray paints of different colors.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Monday, October 24, 2011
Stefan Fürtbauer's ‘Eiterquellen’ is an ongoing photographic project about Viennese Diners and fast-food culture. Most of the time these Diners are isolated islands of food supply in an ancient surrounding with plenty of cultural heritage. Isolated both in the sense of appearance as well as in resisting global operating fast-food chains.
Friday, October 21, 2011
premiere here in Lowell on Tuesday, October 25, with a guest appearance by director Susan Marks. Don't miss it!
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
World’s Smallest Post Service stationery kit, Leaf Clutter studio decided to create an entire fictional newspaper to be crumpled up as packing paper for tiny packages. And of course, the newspaper is not only itty bitty, but every article and image is tiny themed too!
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
In this movie filmed in a warehouse on the outskirts of Eindhoven, the ringing of an alarm clock triggers four minutes of craziness which you just have to witness yourself! Dutch design studio HEYHEYHEY originally constructed the machine, named Melvin, during Dutch Design Week 2010 but reassembled this improved version a year later.
Monday, October 17, 2011
Friday, October 14, 2011
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Artist Rémy Tassou creates amazing three dimensional totems using a variety of materials hidden inside data-processing machines, electric and electronic articles. Tassou defines his sculptures by the concept of “cybertrash”. Unique pieces, that tell the memory of a technology damned to obsolescence right at the origin.
muurbloem that utilizes one of the first materials people used to create images - sand. The patterns are created using a perforated PVC tube filled with the granular substance. "These whimsical floor coverings do not last long however, a day at most in public spaces, but their ephemeral character lends a particular aesthetic quality. it is probably one of the simplest ways imaginable to formally decorate just about any place imaginable."
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Singapore based artist Anton Tang creates miniature cardboard figurines and places them all around the city, expressing his uniquely playful and comic take on life, and its fragility. Anton says: "There are times when many of us would like to cover our heads with a cardboard box and shield ourselves from the outside world. Other times, we walk around feeling as if we're enclosed in such packaging anyway - like faceless, boxed-up products on an assembly line."
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
MUDAM Museum of Contemporary Art Luxemburg, French designer Emilie Voirin inspired budding designers to create their own sunglasses by gluing various found accessories like toys, plastic animals and other knick-knacks to the frame of second hand glasses. To make each set of glasses more uniform, Voirin completed the pieces by flocking the sunglasses in red, green and blue.
Friday, October 7, 2011
The matchboxes, small, delicate and intriguing, and susceptible to manipulation at will by the viewer, were "a different experimental attempt by Clark to heighten the perceiving subject sense of their own subjectivity, and were also among the last such art objects ever made by the artist."