Archives for posts tagged ‘design’

Slavs and Tatars

Slavs and Tatars Work from their oeuvre. “Slavs and Tatars is a faction of polemics and intimacies devoted to an area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China known as Eurasia. The collective’s work spans several media, disciplines, and a broad spectrum of cultural registers (high and low) focusing […]

Ai Hasegawa

Ai Hasegawa Work from Extreme Environment Love Hotel Article / Interview reposted from We Make Money Not Art – Image credits: Anthony Dunne “… Extreme Environment Love Hotel simulates impossible places to go such as the Earth of three hundred million years ago (during the Carboniferous period), or the surface of Jupiter by manipulating invisible but ever-present environmental factors, for example […]

Markéta Othová

Markéta Othová Work from her oeuvre. “Marketa Othova’s large-scale black-and-white photographs are exhibited as suites of images that create a lyrical narrative of nomadism, charting her travels between her native Prague and cities beyond. They are captured moments of transit: a glance from the window of a car or a train or a moment caught […]

VLF (Thomas Cristiani & Antoine Roux)

VLF (Thomas Cristiani & Antoine Roux) Work from their oeuvre. “We work on variations of reality. Without contesting the existence of object or image, we redefine the message it transmits. It is the role of the spectator to be conscious and define the distance between reality and virtuality of the works made. Fond rouge (red background) […]

Simon Phillipson

  Simon Phillipson Work from his oeuvre. Origin of the Species – This book compares a copy of Charles Darwin’s Origin of the Species published in 1902 and a more recent copy published in 2007. It highlights the evolution and editorial changes made to the book over the last century. Make.Think.Repeat – A collaborative project with Mark Davis. The MTR printer […]

Ron Gilad

Ron Gilad Work from Spaces Etc “Ron Gilad’s hybrid objects combine material wit with aesthetic play; they sit on the fat, delicious line between the abstract and the functional. Gilad is fascinated with philosophizing about the common objects we live with. His work, which vary from one-off to limited editions and production pieces, have no […]

Idan Friedman

Idan Friedman Work from Profiles. “Profiles, a project by Israeli-based designer Idan Friedman, references commemorative medals and historic portrait miniatures typically set in gilt metal but introduces a contemporary twist. The portraits, embossed on aluminium throw-away trays, suggest that ordinary people (like Idan’s local cashier pictured) deserve recognition. Skillfully executed, this project perhaps also suggests […]

The Beauty and Lacks of Limitation

The Beauty and Lacks of Limitation was a course about design awareness / composing in boundaries / template distending / breaking inflexible patterns in design and carrying ideas into effect. The course was held at the Merz Akademie in Stuttgart in April and was probably magical. “Thinking about your Tool Your software just carries out […]

Yoshioka Tokujin

Yoshioka Tokujin Work from Sensing Nature (that resembles the fortress of solitude). “Japanese culture and art has always been in a close relationship with nature. In Japan, the word “shizen” was selected at the end of the 19th century as the most appropriate translation of the English word “Nature.” Originally, words such as “shinrabansho” and […]

Aristide Antonas

Aristide Antonas Work from Crane Rooms. “Simple concrete foundations and elementary water pools are proposed to be installed in non hospitable beaches or arid hills nearby the sea. The room units form independent cells, they can be covered by tissues during the day; they provide a quality connection to the Internet. The private or public […]