Alex Seton is an Australian artist who creates marble sculptures. The artist likes to revisit everyday objects and treat them with a great precision. The material effect is so successful that we have the illusion that the object is actually made of its original material. Find out more in the gallery.
Here is a range of photographic bug signed by artist Sabato Visconti. We perceive portraits and staging blurred in some parts, and even on the entire surface. To obtain these highly aesthetic anomalies, the artist uses computer applications and manipulate codings to separate pixels and creates glitch art. Discover.
English designer Dominic Wilcox, who we already have talked about has recently revealed at the London Design Festival 2014, a futurist concept : the Sleeper Car, an automatic car made of glass. According to him, driveless cars will be so safe that cars could be made of glass. To discover through Sylvain Deleu’s photos.
This bicycle named Arvak is a creation of French design studio Keim. With the collaboration of the workshop Breitfuss Arvak is a bike that has a hollow monocoque frame made of 24 layers of laminated ash wood and a bio-sourced resin. The orientation of the wood fibers has even been optimized to develop the best quality of the material. To discover in images.
In honor of the public exhibition “Arts on Science”, focusing on optical illusions, EPFL invited Truly Design agency to think about an installation considering the event topic. Then, the agency has developed four anamorphoses called “Vanitas”, mixing street-art and representations of vanitas. To discover in images and video.
The Spanish artist Jaime Sanjuan Ocabo uses his iPad to realize these incredible paintings. By using a sketches application, the artist draws and apply the color with his finger. Find out more about these portraits and still life series as well as digital achievement steps in the gallery.
Designers Barber & Osgerby collaborated with BMW to design a stunning project at the Raphael Gallery of V&A Museum. For this, they opted for an installation they called “Double Space for BMW” in reference of the brand’s technologic innovation and precision. They realized a kinetic sculpture represented by gigantic inclined and hanging mirrors. More details in images and video.
After leading several experiments that inspired him a lot, Kino Guerin designed this amazing series of wooden furniture. For a table, a bench or a shelf, the wood is tangled, forms knots and stretches with a great flexibility. A perfect technical production for an unexpected visual impact. To discover.
Artists Gerlinde Gruber, Christine Strempel and Matthäus Jiszda have gathered more than 1700 MMP packagings which which they piled up in order to build this unusual fresco. Thanks to its composition, the creation forms beautiful reliefs and a very successful color gradation. More details in images.
Here is a portable light called T1 made by the Russian studio Artzavod. Designed with recycled materials and using LEDs for minimum energy consumption, this unusual lamp responds to environmental concerns. The wooden structure is attached to a USB connection via a red cord. Then, it’s possible to connect it to a computer or other USB-compatible device to turn the light on.
For this work place, Spanish architecture agency MAIO‘s project consisted in turning a washing place with a poor light into a professional shared space where the light would be ideally optimized. For that, they have created windows, more openings and a beautiful green place in the center of the building : to discover through Jose Hevia‘s pictures.
Here is a bag-shaped stool designed by Italian studio AmeBe. Made with solid cedar and cut in order to recall the shape and fabric of a handbag, this item also has leather handles for an impression of trompe-l’oeil style. An object that combines functionality and aesthetics to discover in images.
Graduated from the Arts Academy of Guangzhou, Chinese artist Hu Shaoming creates very beautiful sculptures full of little mechanics and engrenages shaping miniature cities, marin animals or relic-objects crossed over by zips. A selection of his insolite inventions is to discover in images.