On a farmland in the countryside city Victoria in Australia, Australian firm Branch Studio Architects has converted an old cabin to a modern sustainable minimalist wooden house. The home called “The Pump House” is located near a lake and has a charming and warm interior. A singular cabin to discover below.
Olivier Ottevaere & John Lin of the University of Hong Kong have imagined The Pinch, a small library and visitor center located in the small mountain village of Shuanghe in Yunnan province in China. With a curved roof, it offers both a place of culture, but also a place of escape for children of this village previously devastated by an earthquake. More images to be discovered in the article.
Photographer Benoit Paillé had the excellent idea with his series “Crossroad of Realities” to try to erase the boundary between actual shooting photo and video games. Using images from the game Grand Theft Auto V, so this series offers the possibility to return to the screen of the screen, and manages to plunge us in a unique world.
The website Kind Of Normal did very funny infographies called “TruthFacts” which reveal little truths about our routine, our (digital) era and our many habits : anecdots in which anybody can identify himself. A selection of the different infographies is available in the next part of the article.
Schwartz brand (Herb & Spice) asked Print Tech, Novalia and ad agency Grey London to create an interactive poster on which each color of spices has a sound when we touch it thanks to a conductive ink. The illustrator Billie Jean is behind the illustration of all these flavours that turn into sounds.
For the second best-of of April, we have gathered for you the best of the timelapse : this beautiful technique which allows to accelerate the time to see it flying by and which also permits to landscapes, flowers, people and cities to move themselves. The selection is available in the next part of the article.
Art director Robert Jahns has retouched a series of surrealistic photos of Venice by gathering photos of Italy by Luis Manuel Osorio Fernando with photos of frozen lakes in Russia by Daniel Kordan. Robert Jahns wanted to show how the Venice Canal would look like if it was frozen by the winter.
The People’s Bench is a bench model designed by Anonymous Studio located in the national parks of Singapore. The shape of these benches is based on the Chinese character “人” and wants to player on the notion of well-being together offering two or three people to rest. More images after the jump.
Korean artist Kyung Woo Han has created the installation “Green House” by being based on a disturbing optical illusion made of distorted, suspended and symmetrical chairs which reflect in what we could take for water. An insolite installation to discover in the next part of the article.
French photographer Fabrice Fouillet after his superb series Corpus Christi immortalizing inside of churches, became interested in the giants. Traveling around the world, it reveals a series of impressive shots, showing the power of these national figures or deities representations made of stone.