On the occasion of Art Basel in Hong Kong, a light show inspired by arcade games is projected on the highest skyscraper of the city. Entitled “Same Old, Brand New”, this project by artist Cao Fei will be broadcast five times a night over the five days of the art exhibition. The projected visuals include the classic Pac-Man and Tetris.
Here Carbon3D, a new method of 3D printing, using a continuous liquid interface production technology. The machine operates with the light and oxygen for continuous manufacture of objects from a resin tank at a fast speed which is 25 to 100 times faster than conventional 3D printing methods.
Design studio Synthesis Design + Architecture, based in Los Angeles, has designed an amazing chair thanks to a 3D print and different materials for each part of the object. They have called the 3D print company Stratasys for the “Durotaxis Chair” : they wanted a print in a row that could design all the materials.
The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings is a book written by the American architect Marc Kushner, recently published by TED Books/Simon & Schuster. In this book, he theorizes the “new age of architecture” that he describes as an era where we no longer consider the buildings as shelters but as artistic, aesthetic and inspiring elements that are parts of the urban landscape.
Mixfader is the first connected crossfader provided with a dedicated DJ app that dematerializes the classic turntables on any smartphone and tablet. Anyone can now mix and scratch anywhere and anytime. Created by DJIT, Mixfader has been designed by sound engineers in collaboration with professional turntablists.
Thanks to the Reddit community “Colorized History”, people have shared famous historical black and white pictures that have been colorized by talented retouchers and photographers such as Andreas Larsson, Dana Keller, Jordan J Lloyd, Mads Madsen, Paul Edwards and Sanna Dullaway. A good way to bring colors to the past, to discover.
At the Museo del Prado, in Madrid, the exhibition “Hoy toca el Prado (Touching the Prado)” has started. Estudios Durero, specialized in the printing, is behind this project : thanks to the technique of the “Didú” (process of 40 hours), they have printed in relief 6 replicas of famous classical paintings so the blind can “touch” and guess the artwork. An exhibition to discover through June 28th.
The contest Microsoft Surface is launched : from the 16th march to the 13th april, participate to the Student Creative Contest, on the theme of the diptych. Discover in videos portraits and diptychs of the jury belonging to different fields of arts: Chloé Gassian (fashion photographer), David Alvarez (concept artist & illustrator) and Valentin Adam (graphic & motion designer) that shared with talent their creativity, just to inspire you.
The architectural firm AP+I Design just completed the design of the new headquarters campus of LinkedIn US company located in Sunnyvale, California. The area is mainly made of natural materials and the building has a high quality restaurant, an innovative fitness center, a spacious game room adjacent to the company Tech Stop.
Here is Syrma, a concept car created by Milanese design school IED,Istituto Europeo di Design. The car has an atypical configuration starting with interior layout which the driver’s seat, located in the middle, is accompanied by three passengers seat aligned. Under the hood lies a hybrid engine with a twin-turbo V6 and an electric motor which, both combined, provide a breathtaking acceleration.