Oded Ezer talks about one of his latest beautiful typography experiments, “The Finger” at TypoBerlin 2008. “The Finger” is best viewed in a video which shows the complexity of the piece, some of which isn’t as visible in 2-D representation.
ThrICE Cubes by Henry Bagshawe is an interactive table light that combines a decorative lighting effect with a unique cube shape. The cube shape light can be located on their face, edge or apex to create seperate lighting effect and user experience.
check out the series of artist books by emerging book artist/ designer allison wilton. the books she has posted on her online portfolio all surround issues of contemporary web culture, and her design portfolio makes me jealous!
Porsche design is releasing their first line of men's fragranced products this coming fall. "Essence" includes eau de toilette, aftershave lotion, aftershave balm, a hair and body shampoo and two deodorants in stick and spray form.
Taiwan’s first high definition station recently launched, and these abstract and dark idents for HiHD are meant to represent the “Lifeless, chaotic SD world” and its transformation into the “new era where a HD generation arrives.”
Bamboo is one of the most versatile materials in the world. You can create more or less anything with bamboo. Finnish Artek has chosen to design a series of smooth looking furniture with bamboo veneer. The sidetable is my personal favorite.
Vienna's Museum of Modern Art has an exhibit called Bad Painting-Good Art devoted to bad art. They'll show paintings in various strategies of bad, ugly or malicious painting...that contain elements of irony, protest,trash, kitsch and shock".
Wonderful illustrations from New York based artist, designer, illustrator Marcos Chin. If you can name it Marcos Chin has probably done an illustration for it, products, advertising and fashion illustrations just to name a few.
at design miami/ basel, audi presented 'traces' an installation, which consisted of 11 'unfinished' pictures by illustrators, artists, designers and photographers.... artificial worlds, with no cars... see what designboom found!
Illustrative designer Zeptonn has just released his new book, Black & White Freedrawings. The book is filled with collaborative drawings, has over 160 illustrations and more than 100 photos of the participants working spaces. Check it out!
ken goldman's Pick Up ring is the perfect piece of jewelry to wear when steppin out in your favorite black suit!sterling silver set with that amazing red fabric that seems to pick up lint and pet hair like magic-great conversation starter.
Tokyo Cut Paper artist Patrick Gannon creates mind blowing, intricate, and fun creatures and myths entirely from cut and torn paper (and some wood). His first series of 5 Gicleé prints are now running wild.
Dear Edi Lamp designed by David Abad, It is a tribute to the father of modern illumination, Thomas Alva Edison. A simple design that just concentrated the light source, the results is pretty impressive.
Hybrid Technologies plans to produce two models of this beauty, an all electric that will have a range of 150-180 miles, and a plug-in hybrid model that will boast a 220 mile per gallon efficiency & over 600hp!
Jeff Miller has designed some beautiful plywood furniture, Little Big Chair and Big Bend Table, for Baleri Italia. There is something special with plywood. The adaptability is endless and if you ask me, Mr Miller is doing the material justice!