I really love this! Sculptural staircase made of glass and timber by Philip Watts design. This is something unique and never seen before. But it also so natural! Spine is a base with steps, ribs are railing. Clean art and nothing frightening as ancient dinosaur’s bones.
Bring an alien creature to your home! Italian-Singaporean design firm Lanzavecchia + Wai has created unusual pieces of furniture, which look like aliens. They use stretchy fabric to form a chair, bookcase and cabinet.
Tsang Cheung Shing is the ceramic artist who created this incredible pottery installation called “Ying Yeung.” The name refers to a Chinese beverage of mixed coffee and tea and also symbolizes the mandarin duck, a metaphor for marriage and love. This sculpture is on display in the Hong Kong airport. Just amazing.
The secret lives of invisible magnetic fields are revealed as chaotic ever-changing geometries . All action takes place around NASA’s Space Sciences Laboratories, UC Berkeley, to recordings of space scientists describing their discoveries . Actual VLF audio recordings control the evolution of the fields as they delve into our inaudible surroundings, revealing recurrent ‘whistlers’ produced by fleeting electrons . Are we observing a series of scientific experiments, the universe in flux, or a documentary of a fictional world?
Purchased by the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington for the permenant collection 2008.
Awarded Best Film at Cutting Edge at the British Animation Awards 2008.
Awarded Best Experimental Film at Tirana International Film Festival 2007.
Special Mention, Best International Experimental Short at Leeds International Film Festival 2008.
Soft Shelf by Toronto-based Lateral Architecture is an interesting attempt at creating expandable wall storage. By combining accordion construction with curtain-inspired hardware Soft Shelf allows for as little or as much shelf space as needed, without increasing its footprint. Soft Shelf is made from industrial grade felt with velcro fasteners, which means that the shelf’s pliable form enables users to install it in unusual and unexpected ways by playing with the curvature of the rod on which it is installed. Read the rest of this entry »