It was at MU Eindhoven in the Netherlands that the collective WE MAKE CARPETS celebrated its 5th anniversary by exhibiting its amazing creations : unusual carpets composed by items such as recycled glass bottles, pasta or figurines. A collection with various textures and colors to discover in the following.
For this best-of of October, we have thought about gathering for you the best of the LEGO inspiration : a universe made of bricks and little yellow characters that have certainly taken your time during your youth afternoons. Since, they didn’t stop influencing creation, even for the most adult : staged scenes made up by photographers, tables and bridges built by designers and architects, and also amazing sculptures created by artists.
Angélica Porfirio is a Brazilian student designer who handles brilliantly the art of 3D. She made an alphabet featuring a wooden structure upholstered by psychedelic patterned coatings. The technical and aesthetic treatment of her typography gives a very realistic work. To discover in the gallery.
“Archi Windows” is a series by Federico Babina, Italian designer and architect whose we already have talked about many times. Through 25 illustrations and by following the quote “The windows are the eyes of architecture”, he shows the most famous windows created by the biggest architects. To each architect, there is a window and a signature.
Skilful designer Zaha Hadid unveiled her architectural project for Sleuk Rith Institute in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This building with a stunning design is a prestigious place of culture and the completion of a creative research to illustrate the cultural richness of the country and commemorate the victims of the genocide. More details in images.
To design this bench, architect Piotr Zuraw opted for a rangy and extravagant design. Arranged on Grunwaldzki Campus, this bench made of beech and steel enable users to position themselves in many ways thanks to the movement formed by the expanded structure. To discover in the following.
Architect Frank Gehry was commissioned to build the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris (Boulogne). The design has been thought according to the setting of the Jardin d’Acclimatation and the willing to create an ultra-modern building. The result is here : the deconstructivism of Gehry is right here and we can read it through the 12 sails in transparent glass held by wooden beams. Opening on 27th October.
Based in Seattle, artist Carol Milne has invented a technique to make glass sculptures representing knitting. First, she creates a wax-model that she puts in a mold and that can resist to a high temperature. Then, she melts a part of the wax and integrates glass inside the mold. She places the whole into a kiln at 1400-1600 degrees Fahrenheit. And finally, she lets the sculpture cool down, during a few weeks.
Here is a series as sweet as colored developed by the artist Massimo Gammacurta. An alphabet called “Eat Me” represented by letters whose uniqueness and originality are amplified by production’s blemishes. The artist presents an interesting and high-color work, to discover in the following.