Here is preview of Turn, Italy's big annual art week, when the Luci D’Artista festival, the Turin Triennale, and the Artissima art fair all have their debuts. Includes works by Rebecca Horn and Olafur Eliasson.
Liquid Cardboard is an eco-friendly material developed by cardboarddesign, with a honeycomb cell shape that makes it durable and lightweight. Each piece can be molded into a variety of designs to create vases, bowls, votive holders...
Coöp designed a logo for 1:1 Architects. The logo incorporates a 3-D element and is meant to represent the process of architecture. The placement of the design in different settings emphasizes the human approach taken by 1:1 Architects.
Coalfinger ~ an animated bond-like campaign by Greenpeace - Along with his dopey sidekick Dr. Anthracite, Coalfinger plans to cover the world in coal-fired power stations and destroy the climate in Operation Browncloud.
Body Navigation is an impressive reactive floor projection designed for a dance performance. Collaboration between Ole Kristensen, Jonas Jongejan, choreographer Tina Tarpgaard, and the Recoil Performance Group.
Brian Jurgen created this collection of totemic representations of Native culture in Canada using iconic Michael Jordan athletic footwear to express and explore what he refers to his concepts as "Prototypes for New Understanding". This is #16
These sneakers are dope. Fully made out of reflective swiss fabric. These are dropping this Thursday in a limited edition of 60 pairs at the DDCLAB flagship Soho store in NY. Try to make a flash picture of these....
New York Times' reader-generated "word train" charts the emotional tide of election day. Users can submit their mood every hour, and viewers can choose to see Obama or McCain supporters' submissions, or both.
Kazimir Malevich's "Suprematist Composition" (1916), sold for $60,002,500 at Sotheby's last night. Check out other works from the auction that brought in a total of $223,812,500 and included Edvard Munch’s "Vampire."
How to Make a Custom One-Off Skateboard. Thanks to a previous post on NOTCOT, Grease from Half Tone Def decided to give it a try and document the process from begging to end. The final Product came out RAD!
Ania Wagner's Barnacle Chair is made from sustainably harvested ash and lined with reclaimed industrial felt. It has two faces and two functions - the felt chair side, and the ash side that can be used to lean back on.
The NYC art scene is certainly in for a treat as Zaha Hadid, the mastermind behind the Chanel Mobile Art Capsule (which is currently on display in Central Park), has opened her own exhibition at the Sonnabend Gallery.
A Panoramic 360° view of the last day of early voting for the 2008 elections at one location Miami, Florida. The wait time was about 5 hours as voters poured int to exercise their democratic privilege. Is this foreshadowing Tuesday?
Beautiful concept design for Mockingbird Lager by Samantha Wiley. I like how the bottle is opaque, except for the figure of the woman - nice use of negative space. I also love the fortune cookie-esque messages on the inside of the bottle caps.
Great attention to detail in the bottle for Slovakian Double Cross Vodka - clean, rectangular lines with no seams, screen printed verses of old-world Slovakian poetry, and an individually-numbered tamper seal.