The design studio Nervous System has created a novel process that allows a 3-D printed dress to move and sway like real fabric. The bespoke software behind it, called Kinematics, combines origami techniques with novel approaches to 3-D printing, pushing the technology’s limits.
For the second phase of its inaugural program, the Louis Vuitton Foundation presents a new exhibition entitled “Contact” accompanied by the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson. A multi-faceted event that feeds the senses, explores “the relations between self, space, and the universe” by creating a surrealism and an alternative reality through different installations.
On the occasion of the holiday season, Fubiz proposes to review some of the most significant products in 2014. From new technologies to design objects through lavish illustrations, there will be something for everyone. Hoping to provide you with this Best of unusual and coveted gift ideas.
This fabric table mat is a prototype made by A.P Works. The graphic distortion that compose the grid pattern of the fabric seems to be caused by the weight of table elements such as the plate and cutlery. This is a beautiful and ingenious optical illusion designed in blue and white. More below.
California-based photographer Laura Plageman does not content just capturing beautiful wild landscapes images. Once the moment is photographed, she uses different techniques such as distortion, and paper collage to represent nature in its own way. An overview of her work is to be discovered in the article.
Texan artist Mark Lovejoy does very beautiful pictures from patterns created thanks to paint and mixed colors which shape interesting textures and movements. Like a chemist, he studies and choses the diluents, resins, oils and waxes he wants to use. Amazing colors to discover in images in the gallery.
Based in Barcelona, director Gerardo del Hierro imagined and produced the project “Bildungsroman” : a video which tries to capture the tensions, obstacles, decisions-makings and self-doubts that we have when we grow up. On a music by Fernando Dominguez, a metaphorical and subtil work to watch.
Besides furniture, the Studio Nomad also creates installations. For the music Hungarian festival Sziget, which happens each year, they have imagined this installation named “Mirage Pavilion”, inspired by camouflage patterns of World War II’s battleships. This ephemeral artwork features 1200 mirrors in losange, suspended in the middle of trees.
Lotta Nieminen is an illustrator, graphic designer and art director from Helsinki we had already talked about. She has studied graphic design and illustration at the University of Art and Design Helsinki and the Rhode Island School of Design. Lotta now runs her own New York-based studio. In 2014, she was nominated for Forbes magazine’s annual 30 Under 30 list in the Art & Style category. Here is a selection of her illustration work.
Here is a selection of animated posters by the artist Mr.Whaite. His creations includes the main elements of story or stagged movie heroes such as King Kong or Batman and Robin. Treated with retro neon, these posters are reminiscent of the Las Vegas and Broadway bright signs. To discover in images.