The amazing duality of New York City’s urbanism and naturalism became the center of inspiration for Lena Steinkühler’s animation and motion graphics short, New York Biotopes. The New York Biotopes deal with abstract plants and creatures, which change their forms because of insufficient living space and adapt themselves to the surroundings of the metropolis New York ..read more..
Slow food is going rather fast these days and if you ask me, the faster the better. I’m excited to see small scale joints around the globe, offer healthy, seasonal organic food and products, along with the warm tradition of shopping that goes way beyond our routined and unpersonal visit at one or the other huge ..read more..
Using the sciences as inspiration, Maarten Maarten De Celaer wanted the pieces in his Mutation Series to resemble transformations of cells, that have germinated into upholstered mutations because of a chemical or nuclear reaction. This approach to furniture design is rarely seen and it’s why Maarten’s project is featured at this year’s Milan Design Week. Achieved by carefully composing ..read more..
Last week computer giant, Dell, decided to challenge Apple’s dominance over the creative sector laptops with a novel way to launch their new XPS 14z laptop. The brand enlisted the support of LA-based creative think tank, Super! Alright! to create a three day exhibit at Openhouse Gallery, New York called Create, Work, Inspire. Tastemakers from the worlds of design, fashion, film and architecture ..read more..
Farmers’ markets, organic groceries, CSAs: They’re a great way for conscientious urbanites to snap up fresh produce. But the fact is, farm-to-table foods aren’t cheap, preventing many low-income families from eating healthy. That could change with the Greenhouse Project in Brooklyn. This conceptual “pop-up farm” would be built in Cypress Hills, a low-income neighborhood with extremely high obesity ..read more..