Here is a series of pictures created by photographer Blake Little. Entitled “Preservation”, the project showcases portraits covered by honey. The models seem to be stuck in the slime, powerless and reduced to statues of sweet substance.
Through his project Euro Banknotes Bombing, Greek artist Stefanos adds to euro bills little human silhouettes drawn with black ink in order to transform monuments present on the banknotes into dramatic and emblematic scenes of the economic crisis of his country. Scans that denounce the social instability of Greece, to discover.
Vera van Wolferen is a Dutch artist who creates worlds and stories from miniature maquettes that she builds with only grey recycled cardboard. She draws her inspiration from stories she told and imagined to herself during her childhood. A selection of her work and impressive structures are to discover in images in the gallery.
Street-artist Vermibus collects advertising prints in the streets of Berlin and works on models’ identity transformation, by hiding the logo of the brand. Through his artworks, he wants to stand against the standards beauty and the exaggeration of retouch on models’ faces and bodies. He puts the posters back where they belong : in the street.
“Smart Rope” is a hi-tech jumping rope designed by studio Tangram Factory. With an embedded system of 23 LED lights and connected to the smartphone application “Smart Gym”, this rope allows a fitness experience “anywhere, anytime”, by calculating the efforts that have been made, the loss of calories and the goals to achieve.
Awarded in November at Lux Awards 2014 in the “Best light source” category, the CoeLux window is an artificial light system, reproducing astonishingly the vision and the lighting of a blue sky with Leds. A project by Paolo di Trapani, to discover through stunning set design recalling the aesthetics of Magritte.
Imagined by Shani Ha, “Table for Two” is a ground-breaking concept of bistro table split between the interior and exterior of a New-York restaurant. This smart interactive installation remind us the art piece of Edward Hopper, “Nighthawks” and leads us to re-examine the question of social interaction in cities. Find out more in the gallery and on Shani’s website.
In Marne-La-Vallée, near Paris, a new campus has opened including 40 000 square meters of laboratories, restaurants, sports facilities, offices and lecture rooms. French architect Jean-Philippe Pargade has designed an undulating roof like a wave with grass fields for recreation areas. The “Landscape Wave” is to discover in images.
Chinese designer Mike Mak and American design development house Plateaus have launched a very minimalist and functional Kickstarter project : The Bookniture. It’s black and brown books looking like Moleskine, that you can open to 360 degrees and can be used as tables and chairs. Another way to use a book like Lumio did, to discover.
This sculpture represented by a woman meditating in the lotus position was made by artist Paige Bradley. Her meditation transcend her so much that her skin is crackled and reveal an unexpected luminous interior. To discover in the following and on artist’s website, where it’s now possible to acquire this amazing sculpture in edition limited to 40 copies.
For her degree, Hungarian designer Barbara Bernát has revisited Hungarian bills (forint) into something way more beautiful : she has drawn for each bill delicate animals and plants illustrations such as foxes, green plants, birds and mouses. She added a security feature to the bill through a phosphorescence’s system under UV lights.