Manufacturing landscapes is a feature length documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Burtynsky makes large-scale photographs of ‘manufactured landscapes’ – quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines, dams. He photographs civilization’s materials and debris, but in a way people describe as “stunning” or “beautiful,” and so raises all kinds of questions about ..read more..
Old classic utensils are turned into modern porcelain collection through the combination of soft material (fabric) and hard material (ceramic). This “experimental” project is the result of Rachel Boxnboim‘s final project at the Industrial design department at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. An eye-catching tableware that brings a touch of the past into your modern ..read more..
Bourrasque by Paul Cocksedge. Lyon, France. Bourrasque is a sculpture installed in the courtyard of hotel in Lyon for the city’s annual festival of lights. The 200 suspended sheets were made from an electrically conductive material that lights up when a current passes through it. Paul Cocksedge molded each sheet of paper by hand – ..read more..
The showroom RAKE is the latest addition to Trondheim’s art landscape. It is the result of a student workshop in which thirty students from the architecture schools of Trondheim, Oslo and Bergen joined forces to design and construct this new exhibition space for art and architecture. A majority of the materials used in the construction of ..read more..
The folks over at Studio Joon&Jung have thrown in their hat and have created a set of speakers that are rustic and charming because of their handmade characteristics. Simple in form and materials, the Natural Speakers sound and of course look amazing. Cool details on the speakers are the small, leather straps that keep the ..read more..
BCXSY’s has developed a project called Origin Part II: Balance. This project enables Bedouin women of the Negev desert in Israel to maintain their tradition (with a decidedly modern, high quality twist) and support their families. The result is a series of rugs inspired by desert colors, woven with the wool of local desert sheep ..read more..
Ben Alun-Jones has created a chair of optical illusion called the “Affinity chair”. From a distance there is a blending of materials, which wouldn’t normally catch the eye, but up close, an object appears, revealing something not seen before. The Affinity chair is made from clear acrylic covered with that mirror film you sometimes see ..read more..