The kitchen has always been an inspiration for design projects. Historically, the kitchen, as a domestic room, grew from basic need to a variety of design activities related to consumption, “transforming” the area into an integral part of the modern home. The Dutch are definitely known for their experimental and innovative designs. Often starting in school projects ..read more..
German street artist Evol transforms city blocks, power boxes, walls and any other public architecture into micro cities and buildings in his ongoing Buildings series. While most of Evol’s gallery work includes installations and paintings on cardboard, his recent work in the streets mostly centers around apartment buildings. Using a layered stencil technique, Evol transforms the unlikeliest of mediums ..read more..
Christophe Guberan, a student of Ecole Cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL), designed the Hydro-Fold consisting of an inkjet printer whose end product are pieces of paper which ‘pleat’ into 3D forms. The machine prints a mixture of water and ink that causes the paper to fold automatically along wet lines and humid areas. It’s hooked ..read more..
Australian architect and paper artist Horst Kiechle recently constructed this geometric paper torso complete with modular organs including lungs, intestines, kidneys, pancreas, stomach and more. The piece was made for the Science Lab of the International School Nadi, Fiji. You should also check out some of his archisculptures. Horst Kiechle on Flickr
Artist Guy Laramée carves amazing miniature landscapes out of stacks of old books. His objects originates from the very idea that “ultimate knowledge could very well be an erosion instead of an accumulation.” The erosion of cultures – and of “culture” as a whole -. “When I was younger, I was very upset with the ..read more..