In the heart of Manhattan, at the 432 Park Avenue, you can find a residential tower up to 1396 feet. Designer Rafael Viñoly has imagined the 104 amazing flats with incredible views on the city that will be available on year 2015. SPA, private pools and marble living rooms, the interiors are to discover in images.
Parisian designer Benoit Malta has imagined the two-legged wooden chair “Inactivité”. He defines it as a “bearable discomfort”. The idea was to create a chair that could fight against inactivity and that will oblige the user to maintain himself with little movements, to find the right position in order to keep the balance. A smart way to make your exercices and read a book at the same time.
The “Tricycle House” is a little home in polypropylene plastic which has been built smartly on a tricycle by Chinese architects and designers from People’s Architecture and People’s Industrial Design Office. Exhibited at the Get it Louder Exhibition in Beijing, this project is a response to housing issues in China. A mobile home to discover.
Located in Saitama in Japan, the “S-House” was thought by Japanese architecture’s studio Yuusuke Karasawa Architects. The structure looks like a house that we can fold, like an accordion. The transparency reveals 5 floors linked by white staircases and beams, crossing each other. This transparent house was commissioned by a client who wanted to show the lack of privacy on the Internet era.
It was at MU Eindhoven in the Netherlands that the collective WE MAKE CARPETS celebrated its 5th anniversary by exhibiting its amazing creations : unusual carpets composed by items such as recycled glass bottles, pasta or figurines. A collection with various textures and colors to discover in the following.
Here is the first HomePod of the world : a house robot, or rather an independent mobile computer featuring a video projection system and a high-definition audio and video 360 system. This enable inhabitants to turn any room into an entertainment place depending on the activity they do. A project made by Keecker to discover in images and video.
The French artist Julien Maire combined 3D printing with light projection to create a stop motion movie without film. By using 85 3D printed figurines succeeding in evolutionary positions, the artist shows a new techniques and reinvents the seventh art in his own way. More details in images.
Based in Seattle, artist Carol Milne has invented a technique to make glass sculptures representing knitting. First, she creates a wax-model that she puts in a mold and that can resist to a high temperature. Then, she melts a part of the wax and integrates glass inside the mold. She places the whole into a kiln at 1400-1600 degrees Fahrenheit. And finally, she lets the sculpture cool down, during a few weeks.
To achieve his illustrations, Filipino artist Jordan Mang-Osan uses a special and unexpected technique : using a magnifying glass, he filters the sunlight in order to burn wood tables. Depending on the laser intensity, he creates nuances and lines to draw these amazing woodcut illustrations. To discover in images.
Israeli artist Zemer Peled uses ceramics to make very beautiful sculptures which are shaped like flowers and aquatic plants. She applies the same cobalt blue as traditional Japanese pottery. Zemer Peled currently exhibits at the Young Masters Art Prize in the gallery Sphinx Fine Art in London.
Goula Figuera Studio has made the “Orwell” sofa : a sofa that can turns into a bed and a little intimate cabin at once. Inspired by the book “1984″, this project consisted in searching the intimacy that we even lose in our own home. The idea was to make an object that could dive us into childhood and a cocoon universe.