This 128-square meters house, called “Framing House”, was built by Japanese architecture agency FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects, in Japan’s prefecture of Shiga. With its facade that looks like a big black cube, this residence owns an art gallery connected to the habitable space.
Sweden graphic designer Viktor Hertz launched a new project of movie posters that paies tribute to pop culture. Through two frames and pictograms’ characters, the poster summarizes classics such as Forrest Gump, several Star Wars, Pulp Fiction, Fight Club and The Big Lebowski. There is one month left to support this project on Kickstarter.
Polish artist Janusz Grünspek draws his inspiration into everyday objects to make life-sized sculptures in wooden wireframe. Cassettes, a Mac Book, a hammer and a coffee maker, he has designed a whole office and its accessories in the slightest details. A series called “Drawings in Space”, to discover.
In his series “48″, graphic designer and photographer Victor Tretiak transforms his pictures into mosaics of 48 squares that distort the scale, the perspective and the colors of the images. Some of these tropical scenes seem nearer or farer than they truly are, giving the viewer the impression that he is admiring these “Rubik’s Cube” landscapes with a pair of binoculars.
Swedish company Frameworks has designed the Frameworks One : a backlight photo frame commanded from your smartphone to change easily the diaporama or lighting. You can buy or sell prints of your synchronized photos in the Framework One thanks to an application set up for the project. More infos on their page Kickstarter.
Dutch interior architects i29 have been commissioned by Frame Magazine to design a Frame Store in Amsterdam. They have placed panels in order to imitate the magazine’s pages, to give a 3D experience that unfolds on the entire surface of the store. The panels let the word “New” appearing in anamorphosis and two faces have been thought to cut the shop in half with black and white.
Danish art director Anders Schroder from Frame, has made this video featuring a black Porsche coming to life thanks to its hi-tech oil motor Mobil1. All the pieces of the car move and become a furious bull to symbolize the power of the Porsche’s motor. A beautiful mix of live action, animation and special effects, to discover in video.
The furniture collection Good Medicine Tastes Bitter by designer Weng Xinyu gathers 4 smart objects. The “Time Killer” clock is a piece of tree with a saw that kills literally the time. The photo-frame “Tangible Memory” has a frame that blurs when it hasn’t been touched for a while : a bit like memories we lose if we don’t look after them. The “Angry Lamp” is a standing light which turns off if another lamp is on in the same room, in order to economize energy. And the “Shadow Play” lamp turns the light and shadows into a little theater.
This bicycle named Arvak is a creation of French design studio Keim. With the collaboration of the workshop Breitfuss Arvak is a bike that has a hollow monocoque frame made of 24 layers of laminated ash wood and a bio-sourced resin. The orientation of the wood fibers has even been optimized to develop the best quality of the material. To discover in images.
To celebrate the end of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, New York Times wanted to highlight some performances of athletes by offering a montage of some jumps frame by frame. Great render for understanding the complexity of the technical prowess performed to discover in the article.