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..
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..
A recap after a month’s publishing, we’d like to share with you our favorite posts, check them out below! The amazingly stylish “Bits Shoes” created by Earl Stewart are an exemplary model of how technology and design go hand in hand. Earl aptly describes the shoes as “an exploration into design pluralism… a vehicle that ..read more..
Christina and her husband Eusebio Saenz de Santamaria aka, One ocean One breath, explore the oceans of the world, diving deep down on only one breath. The couple recently also freedived into the Cenotes of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. The Cenotes of the Yucatan are deeply connected to the enigmatic Mayan civilization and in ..read more..
“The Wheel House” is an ultra hipster looking steam punk theatre, built by a pair of globe trotting acrobats. The show, produced by Europe’s Acrojou Circus Theatre, follows the adventures of a pair of idiosyncratic vagabonds living in their rolling house in a wheel, a hand-built abode complete with clattering tea kettles, open windows, pseudo ..read more..
Ever wonder what Disney characters would look like if they were modern day college students? Illustrator and Rubén B. Caballero re-styled some of his favorite Disney characters as college students. Aside from putting them in modern clothes, he assigned them to various clubs and sports that would go along with their character. Aladdin loves breakdancing ..read more..
Designed by Sophie de Oliveira Barata, these bespoke alternative limbs celebrate the wearer’s disability rather than trying to hide it, evidence, perhaps, of a long-awaited shift in broader cultural and media attitudes. Sophie, who studied special effects prosthetics at London Arts University, set up her own studio after eight years working for one of the ..read more..
Finding apartment furniture can be a challenge and in a world where “one-of-a-kind” products are becoming scarce, the Williamsburg based furniture design company “Recycled Brooklyn” draws attention to the value and uniqueness of recycling, reusing and bringing back the handmade object. Recycled Brooklyn likes to “make stuff out of other stuff,” using reclaimed wood, recycled ..read more..