I fell in love with this fabulous video called “Work It Out” by artist RJD2 and directed by Joey Garfield. It is an interesting take on Live Urban Performance acts. Artist Bill Shannon, born with a congenital hip defect developed a way to express himself through dance and skateboarding on crutches.
Italian kitchen brand Veneta Cucine, has come up with an ingenious concept kitchen dubbed the I Green which has no refrigerator. Instead, it has baskets and trays made from wood and biodegradable plastics.
The Swiss/French artist Guillaume Reymond presents “real life” project, a series of performances TRANSFORMERS that brings together different types of vehicles, gathering them according to a precise choreography, and creating what looks from the sky like gigantic robots. So artist Guillaume Reymond’s full-sized giant Autobots aren’t not going to jump up and start smashing things, but it still looks rockin.
The installation itself was developed from a single observation – Light is only seen when reflected. A light beam coming through a window is only visible because light is reflected in the millions of dust particles floating in the air.
‘Super Kingdom’ is Bruce Gilchrist of London Fieldworks latest project is an installation of luxury show homes for animals in the ancient enclave of King’s Wood, Challock in Kent. This particularly forthright bird box for the unreconstructed masses is identified by Bruce as the ‘Stalin’ show home – the deliberate inversion of Vladimir Tatlin’s Monument to the Third International being, one assumes, a particularly sardonic comment on the historical fate of the European avant-garde. Similarly, their Mussolini bird house contains echoes of EUR, otherwise known as fascist Italy’s Third Rome.
The cabin is a summer escape for Maartje Lammers and Boris Zeisser, principals of the Rotterdam-based practice 24H Architecture. They bought an 18th-century fisherman’s cottage in the lakeland depths of southern Sweden’s Glaskogen nature reserve,four years ago, and set about transforming it.
Takao Shiotsuka Atelier in Japan is a 237 sq m two-floors white building with a shape that spreads gently towards the sea.
Windows are oriented to take full advantage of landscape. The architects planned different views for the levels; the first floor that enjoys the yard and the second that offers a view the sea.
Turkish designer Fatih Can Sarıöz have created this Kure table designed like a flower that opens up to a full-fledged dinning table.
Shaped as a sphere when closed, it can occupy any corner of the house. And only when the sun sets down, you can bring Kure to life. Fitted with a light source in the center, the base too glows with blue light.
The largest natural crystals on Earth have been discovered in two caves within a silver and zinc mine near Naica, in Chihuahua, Mexico. This horseshoe-shaped cavity deep inside Naica mountain, is about 30 feet (10 meters) wide and 90 feet (30 meters) long.
Héctor Serrano Studio in collaboration with Javier Esteban Héctor have recreated the soothing spectacle of an ocean.
The central piece is a representation of the beautiful experience of a drop falling into water, creating an
enigmatic movement and ripples. the installation uses innovative and sophisticated technology in an
unexpected and inventive way to capture this captivating natural phenomenon.
The retreat which resides at 2,810 meters above sea level was designed by both students and professionals at the ETH in a combined effort to create a modern, efficient building. Interestingly, the structure was pre-fabricated from from wood and digitally optimized to become a state of the art hotel.
On roundabout just beyond the Canary Wharf estate there are three trees funded and produced by the Public Art Commissions Agency. Two are London planes; the third is a traffic light tree; Pierre Vivant’s eternal tree replaced another London plane as it was dying.
Lotty Lindeman’s door is a design that is full of functionality with a unique twist on hidden passageways of olden times. As the Wall begins to move, we notice the bright red design come to life as it twists the wall/door opening revealing a once hidden secret space.
Pascal Arquitectos have sent us their latest work “NISHA” Bar-Lounge based in the suburbs of México City. Nisha comes up from the intention of creating an entertainment space for adults of 30 years old and over.
The lobby, predominantly in dark tones since it is covered with black metal plates and “terrazo” floor, is illuminated by psychedelic images displayed by eight plasma screens. The lounge walls are completely covered in wood and surrounded by large windows overlooking to a forest; within this space there are several small sets of living rooms, each one with a plasma screen which recreates images simulating a fireplace or a landscape, etc. The furniture is comfortable and deep, all of them distributed around an exotic palm.
Interior Architect and Designer, Gianluca Solid, has always been in touch with the environment and has designed Ovetto, an object that meets the needs of domestic waste separation in order to educate the population to correctly dispose of waste in order to be able to consequently recycle it.