For around $5 a night, visitors to Shanghai can sleep in a capsule that is less than eight feet long and four feet high. Not for the claustrophobic. Would you sleep in one of these?
The 1950′s. The dust finally settled from World War II, however there were clashes between communism and capitalism that dominated this new decade. The Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1. It was the decade of music by Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Little Richard, Bobby Darin, Connie Frances, Johnny Mathis and of course, Elvis Presley. Jazz singers and legends Nina Simone, Billy Holiday, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious [...]
UK arts and technology collective Seeper chose one of New York’s most spectacular buildings, Frank Gehry’s IAC Headquarters in Chelsea, to show their immersive architectural projection mapping project titled “The Lightline of Gotham”, which combined art, architecture and technology, to produce 3D artwork. Projection mapping is a special technique of projecting 3D films on buildings, following [...]
‘Above Below’ A Subterranean City that will heal the earth. As we all know, we are in the process of depleting our natural resources, especially through open-pit mining exploits which leaves huge gaping holes in the ground, causing scars in the earth. Matthew Fromboluti of Washington University in St. Louis has a plan to heal [...]
DRAWING FASHION EXHIBITION AT THE DESIGN MUSEUM Drawings from the collections of Chanel, Dior, Comme des Garcons, Poiret, Lacroix, McQueen and Viktor & Rolf and many others, will be featured in the upcoming ‘Drawing Fashion‘ exhibition, which charts the changing perception of fashion drawings from its origins as an advertising tool used prior to the advancements of photography, [...]
Fashion meets architecture at the ‘Istanbul Contrast’ exhibition at Istanbul Modern — the brain child of renowned designers Ece and Ayse Ege (creators of Dice Kayek) — which opened August 26th and will run through September 19, 2010 (coinciding with Istanbul Fashion Week) with the support of Istanbul 2010 Capital of Culture Agency. The collection interprets the [...]
A series of pop-up books by Daisy Lew, inspired by New York City icons: the Big Apple, the Chrysler Building, yellow cab, and the Statue of Liberty. Each spread visualizes respective icons from the top view while it also represents urban landscape from the side.