This cabin was designed by Olson Kundig Architects to build the ideal cottage for a writer’s retreat. His intentions are to be close to nature and to secure the house during his absence, that’s why the studio designed a structured home featuring bay window walls joined to three wooden facades slats that can be raised and contain the home by a system of pivoting pulleys. To discover.
American artist Michael Murphy (whose we already have talked about on Fubiz) creates very beautiful contemporary and complex installations made with a lot of elements which shape a homogeneous piece when they’re gathered. If we move a bit, a cross could become simple suspensions of objects and symbolic portraits.
A wife has customized her husband’s Nissan Skyline GTR with a simple felt-tip marker. Based in Japan, the couple spent 140 hours in total, in a garage or at their home with square parts. The wife took care of the body which was damaged and on which they applied a lacquer in order to preserve the marker. More details in the gallery and on The Sky Life.
American designer John Irons has imagined the Trace lamp : a minimalist light that the user can build himself very easily. The idea was to create a lamp with the less material as possible, that we can build and re-build rapidly but that also keeps its function. You can support this project on Kickstarter.
Graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and based in Alaska, photographer Acacia Johnson captures very beautiful landscapes, scandinavian, of Iceland or her own country. In blue tints and through her delicate eye, she makes us discover these countries’ nature that passionate her. To discover.
For the fashion brand BEIGE, japanese studio Nendo (whose we already have talked about) has imagined the interior of their concept store at the Tamagawa Takashimaya shopping center in Tokyo. The client wanted multifunctional spaces : that’s why the studio cuts the space in 3 levels : “library” with books on shelves, “store” with clothes suspended on hangers, “gallery” with objects on side tables.
German designer Marcel Dunger created a collection of jewels called “Manufract” : rings, earrings and necklaces made from broken pieces of maple wood and natural resin. The artist drew his inspiration from the phenomenon of trees’ self-healing which suffer and produce automatically resin. Handmade accessories with pastel colors, to discover.
In his series “Commando Creative”, French creative Mister Blick takes famous war photographs to make flowers’ collages. Amaryllis and tulips replace the bazookas and guns of the soldiers in black and white ; the American flag of the Iwo Jima battle becomes a big pink flower that the soldiers raise proudly. A poetic way to soften the violence and the bullets with a few petals.
Child, we all spent days to imagine a hybrid world in which reality and imagination mingled, our favorite movie characters walking down the street in front of us. For the photographer Thomas Dagg , this cerebral fantasy means only one thing : Star Wars. Through an exceptional photographic and infographic composition, the artist delivers this series to discover below.
Justin Nagelberg and Matthew Waldman, Nooka‘s brand designers have designed “The Sa”, an umbrella with an innovative design. Indeed, the two designers get inspired by origami structure and designed this geometric umbrella with an eco-friendly material choice and an ingenious mechanism. More details in images and video.
During a trip in Istanbul in Turkey, Pejac has combined his talents of street artist with the country oriental influences to paint moucharabiehs and mise en abyme of locks on the walls. The very fine and realistic outcome creates a real illusion. This series called “Lock, Post and Shutters” is to discover in images.
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.