The history of our video games controllers, such is the angle chosen by photographer Javier Laspiur for this series called Controllers. Snapshots full of nostalgia, taken from the point of view of the passionate player, and where a sofa and two nimble hands are the stars, ultimate tools to be successful in virtual life.
Introduced at the Biennale di Venezia 2014 – Architecture, “Fundamentals: Form-ContraForm” is an installation imagined by Dutch architecture agency Bekkering Adams architects. This artwork gathers 14 000 suspended balls in the shape of a cube lighted by a blue light. To discover through the photos of Jeroen Musch.
Design Studio Numen/For Use imagined String Protoype a giant inflatable cube featuring a jungle of cables pulled in all directions to navigate freely with others in a place that seems far removed from reality. Still in development, this project already tested in the surroundings of Vienna is to be found in a series of images.
“Nimbes” is an artistic and technologic project realized by the result of a beautiful collaboration : Joanie Lemercier for the visuals and James Ginzburg for the music. By an interactive experience, they wanted to explore the connection between universe, nature and architecture with scanners (satellite, laser and 3D reconstruction). Photos by Sébastien Roy.
Directors Xavier Maingon and Marc-Antoine Hélard have made the very beautiful music video of Irma for her song “Save Me”, entirely videomapped in studio. It gives an immersion in dreamy universes with well-executed 3D effects. A production by HK Corp and an art direction by Superbien.
Artist Takeshi Murata has created the Titled Melter 3-D sculpture, in the shape of a reflective ball which melts before our eyes in a perpetual way. This sculpture is actually a zoetrope which confuses our perception and gives the illusion of an infinite melting’s movement. Exhibited at the Ratio Gallery in San Francisco.
Artist Evan Lorenzen is behind the book “The Mini Book of Major Events”, that he wrote, illustrated and published. This tiny book compresses the biggest events and evolutions of our History : from the first life’s signs to the discovery of fire, through the extinction of dinosaurs. A beautiful book, to discover in images.
The architect Jug Cerovic had fun with the subway stations of all around the world. From New York to Paris, through Tokyo, he tidied up the subway by clearing the lines between each other and by simplifying the journeys which now respect the real architecture of the cities. New subway maps to discover below.
Studio Cheha based in Tel Aviv has created these LED lamps “Bulbing” with an illusion of 3D effect since the lamps are in fact completely flat. Financed thanks to Kickstarter, the designers have made several lamps’ shapes : ballons, mountain, tornado… To discover in photos and video below.
Fred Fugen andVince Reffet have made a world record jump from the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. For this occasion, the two men jump from a platform built for the occasion. Equipped with tank red smoke, the jump is entirely traced by the red smoke. A beautiful rendering to discover photos and video.