Danish architecture studio Bjarke Ingels Group (aka BIG) imagined a new horizon for the NYC skyline and new Twin Towers. The World Trade Center will may by two giant stairways leading to the sky, with 80 storeys in total. We could find stores but also offices.
American sculptor Michael Murphy, known for his tridimensional artworks playing on anamorphosis, just released a recent creation called “Perceptual Shift” and exhibited at the IMAGE gallery in New York, until 3rd July. According to the view angle, we can see an eye sculpture, made of 1252 suspended wooden balls, either with a relief perspective or a flat one.
Photographer Stephen McMennamy, in his collection gather under the name of #ComboPhoto, manages to juxtapose perfectly two photographs. He combines pictures which elements that composed it have in theory nothing in common. Result is perfectly executed and gives some humorous compositions.
Xiao Zhu is a Chinese company which main activity is to bring clean air to citizens. To show the pollution’s dangers and the 500 000 dying people each year because of that, this company decided to project faces of crying kids on polluant smoke coming from a factory. The following message was also broadcast : “Clean the air. Let the future breathe again”.
“Mobilité” is a project by the two designers Tim Defleur and Benjamin Helle who wanted to offer a new perspective of offices chairs in open spaces. They’ve designed a chair with a back made from a skateboard, in order to allow each colleague to join each other by skating. The board can be put easily in the seat and is covered by layers of foam to keep it comfortable.
Creatives of the Bureau Betak imagined the “Jimmy Choo Sporting Club” at the Seymour Leisure Center, in London : a giant skatepark for the launching of the new Men’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection of Jimmy Choo. The athletes-models performed a BMX and skateboarding show, all dressed up by the creator. A branding identity has been thought even in the drinks and cloakroom.
Photographer Boza Ivanovic traveled in more than sixty zoos around the world to photograph sublime black and white portraits of animals, which he gathers in his project entitled “Zoo Portraits”. Light games and contrasts make striking pictures especially because the artist didn’t want any glass partition between him and animals. If it’s a simple silhouette or a look, the strength of each animals emphasized in these photographs.
Dutch company Velda invented the “Floating Fish Dome” to allow to fish to get an Observatory for them. The fish can be nest inside the floating dome in order to see the outside world through the transparent window. To attract the fish, you can put some food inside. Available for 200 $.
Focus on the new clip of RATATAT – “Abrasive”, from their 5th opus : a rock animation in black and white made from 4000 illustrations of one of the group member, Evan Mast (aka E.VAX). Produced by Perfect Branch, this video announces the universe of their upcoming album that will be released on the upcoming 17th July.