Jason van der Burg designer has created Leaning Loop. The idea: a piece of furniture somewhere between coat rack, a mirror, a billboard, a shelf, a shoe rack. An “all in one” ultra-convenient piece to solve the lack of spaces in a house. To discover.
After her series Stardust, here’s “City of Ash” realized by photographer Molly Strohl. She has placed her models in the middle of smoke and ashes, and asked them to make a desolation look. She wants the viewer to invent a story for each protagonist : give them names, jobs, interests and know why they have this look and what they’ve lost.
“Amado” by Hyatt is an artisanal Mexican bakery, offering typical and regional candies which are unique by their vivid colors and various textures. Studio Anagrama, whose we have already talked about, got busy inventing their packagings and branding by getting inspired by the architect Luis Barragán’s modern style, the classico-romantism of poet Amado Nervo and the vivid palette of their candies.
After the released of “Her”, duo Majid Jordan go one surprising us with his track “Forever”, also from “A place like This” EP. Once again directed by Common Good, the video, in a different style but still very refined, stages a young man frenetically Krumping and dancing from place to place, as if he was hypnotized. Images used to pass one after another offering very aesthetics urban settings. To discover.
College Humor website in collaboration with graphic designer Amir Khan created a series parodying titles of movie posters selected for the Academy Awards to make them subtly more honest. Birdman is becomes Micheal Keaton: The Movie, or Grand Hotel Budapest becomes Two Hour Wes Anderson Parody Trailer.
French architect Vincent Callebaut, in collaboration with Climate Energy Plan, recently imagined what could become Paris in 2050. It may become a smart city, an environmentally responsible city in which many green spaces would be physically integrated with the city walls. To discover.
After their work for Hermès and always on the metamorphosis theme, the studio Vallée Duhamel has imagined the new ad of Samsung – “Creativity at Work”, with agency Heaven. Through a dynamic video, they have declined the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 S-Pen in various tools it can represent : scissors, glue, a pen to write, etc. Perfect transitions to find out.
Lili Lite is a multifunctional shelf to put your books. Designed by Dutch Studio Smeets Design, this furniture can be suspend above a reading place and can be used as a lamp and a bookmark at once. By the way, the lamp lights up automatically when the book is removed to read. To discover.
The RedDot Hotel was built on the skeleton of a 35 years-old hotel in Taichung City, in Taiwan. Interior designers Steven Wu and Wang Pe-Jen are the origin of the renovation project. They wanted to set a staircase-slide in tunnel, Kapla armchairs and a sofa made of balls to bring a playful atmosphere.
Through this stunning series of black and white photographs, Vassilis Tangoulis presents us these deserted landscapes series, where only the snow contrast with the darkness of threaten sky. At the edge of a path, at the foot of a tree, the photographer reveals a pure and minimalistic series. More below.
After their project Hair Highway, the Studio Swine comes back with their “Meteorite Shoes” : high heels made in Italian leather inside and in aluminium foam outside in order to imitate asperities and the color of a meteorite. They drew their inspiration from the shape of Comet 67P/Tchourioumov-Guérassimenko captured by the robot Philae sent in the space.
Dillon Markey an animator for Robot Chicken, recently integrate a piece of his childhood into his line of work. Using a re-modeled Nintendo Power Glove, which was developed by Nintendo Entertainment System in the late ’80s, it’s granted him better control of his animations with maximum efficiency. To discover in video.
A perfect mastery of black and white and a human emotion that we can read in each animal look, the series “Africa” by Laurent Baheux started in 2002 during a trip in Tanzania. Since, he has travelled in the South of Africa, Kenya, Botswana, Namibia and many more regions. The black and white was immediately an obvious choice for him because he considers it as a “land of lights and contrasts”.
Matt Murphy is an illustrator based in the UK. The artist, active since 2006, mainly working in the world of editorial. His illustrations have appeared in publications such as The Economist, The Guardian or The New York Times. Graceful work that mixes textures and aspires to lead our consciences.