The Standard hotel just launched their collaboration with artist KAWS for limited edition filament light bulbs. Along with the light bulbs, 2 different types of KAWS pillows in multiple colors and KAWS companion key chains will be exclusively available for sale at New York shop. A Sorayama/KAWS metal sculpture is also on display now at the shop, which [...]
In this fascinating and humorous TED Talks video designer Thomas Thwaites finds out the hard way that it takes an entire civilization to build a toaster, by attempting to build one from scratch: mining ore for steel, deriving plastic from oil and so on. Thomas Thwaites thoughtful projects look deeply at the science behind technology, [...]
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?
Light Guards: Manfred Kielnhofer’s Sculptural Lighting System Designer Manfred Kielnhofer created these eery yet beautiful ‘Light Guards’, each a lamp sculpture, fabric draped over an invisible human-like shape. Here we see Kleinhofer’s ‘Time Guard’ sculptures. What do the life-sized polyester figures represent? Are they supposed to inspire awe, compassion or fear?
Fossilized, the first solo US exhibition of work by Jens Praet is opening at Industry Gallery January 15, 2011, 6-8 PM, and running until February 26, 2011. The Belgium-born, Florence-based Praet has shredded and recycled copies of Art in America, Capitol File, Details, Fast Company and Robb Report mixed with clear resin to create five different designs [...]
This new graphic print from Nathan W. Pyle, ‘Ghost’, takes a funny spin on the infamous scene from the movie Ghost where Demi Moore senses the ghost of Patrick Swayze as she forms her pottery. This print will soon be available for voting on Threadless.com. We say Vote Up! This would be awesome on a [...]
If you ever wanted to know what type of visual effects are used on the series Boardwalk Empire, here’s your chance. In this video titled ‘Boardwalk Empire VFX Breakdowns of Season 1′, you can see Brainstorm Digital‘s before and after highlights of the visual effects used on the series. Are you a fan of Boardwalk [...]