Having developed some of the coolest, new products of the moment, Mieke Meijer is one of the most talented young designers around. Since the first time we have written about her back in 2012, the Design Academy Eindhoven graduate has been quite busy alongside her partner, Roy Letterie, at Studio Mieke Meijer. The latest additions to the ..read more..
Tokyo-born, London-based milliner and jewelry designer Maiko Takeda recently presented her final collection of headdresses as part of the MA Millinery course at the RCA / Royal College of Art, London. Entitled ‘Atmospheric Reentry’, her final collections includes menswear, womenswear, footwear, accessories and millinery design in a way you’ve not quite seen before. The idea of the Japanese milliner ..read more..
Italian architect Renzo Piano developed the Diogene cabin, Vitra’s smallest structure in the furniture company’s collection so far. Diogene (named after the Greek philosopher Diogenes, who chose to live in a barrel) is a wooden hut, designed for single-person house-hold. Its floor plan measures about eight by 10 feet across, allowing just enough room for a ..read more..
The Silk Pavilion created by the MIT Media Lab shows just how amazing collaboration between digital and biological fabrication can be. The Pavilion is a network made from a CNC 3D printing machine which has become a cloud-like structure with the addition of natural netting from the 6,500 live silkworms squirming all over its shell. ..read more..
One Million Bones is a fundraising art installation designed to recognize the millions of victims killed or displaced by ongoing genocides that is still happening today. June 8 – 10 their three-day installation event on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. meant to combine education and hands-on art making in a public installation to raise ..read more..
The Dutch nonprofit company FairPhone has just made a significant step in making ethical electronics a reality, meeting its goal of 5,000 pre-orders for a new smartphone made with conflict-free tin and tantalum – two of the most essential ingredients for making smartphone components. FairPhone has built healthy relationships all the way down the supply ..read more..
YES! Isabel Marant will be designing for H&M. Her signature look, a mix of urban appeal, bohemian themes, and rock ‘n’ roll mentality will serve as the core elements of this exclusive H&M lineup. “I aim at creating something real, something women want to wear in their everyday lives, with a certain carefree style. I ..read more..
Paris based Alizée Lafon made a series of minimalist Polaroid posters detailing all the necessary items to live as a movie or television character. Her amusingly clever ‘Movie Hipster Kit’ perfectly defines some of pop culture’s most revered and unforgotten figures of fiction of movies such as 007, Mad Men, Pulp Fiction, Les Armours, Moonrise ..read more..