Reed Kram and Clemens Weisshaar created the lightweight R18 Ultra Chair for Audi. First beta showing to the public during Milan Design Week, the final result will be released in December at Miami Design.
Hummingbird is a contemporary take on a classic rocking chair by Dana Cannam Design in collaboration with Studio Agata Karolina. Through an ergonomic study of office seating and traditional rockers, Hummingbird facilitates both work and relaxation.
"Unexpected Uses for Gaming Controllers" ~ it's amazing how many ways you can hack kinects, wiimotes, balance boards, sony eyes and more for art, music, 3D printing/scanning, flying helicopters, and more...
Siren Elise Wilhelmsen's Season Carpet serves as a "soft thermometer" ~ The carpet is braided in a three-color pattern, where each color has a different temperature sensibility and will change its color at different temperatures.
Ara Peterson & Jim Drain created a mind trip of household fan driven pinwheels which are dizzying and fascinating to walk through at Avant/Garde Diaries Transmission LA: A/V Club at MoCA. See them spinning for the full effect.
Mike D of the Beastie Boys made a handful of Mercedes-Benz Emblem necklaces ~ a few as tall as you ~ and a few life size necklaces for artists and Mercedes folks at the Avant/Garde Diaries opening last night.
Visit The Louvre and you can use a Nintendo 3DS to access an exclusive audio-visual tour. In lively and informal on-the-spot interviews, the museum’s curators and lecturers share their expert knowledge of the Louvre and its artworks.
Succomber à l’impact (yield to the impact) by Eric Sauvé. The shattered surfaces of this sculpture are suspended in a theatre lobby-- the actualization of drama and passion observed on the stage in a static form.
With a focus on creating prismatic crystalline faces and volumes that trap and amplify light reflections, CAI Light’s latest collection continues the company’s tradition of bold, forward-thinking design.
Forestview brings the capabilities of streetview in forests and natural places to explore beautiful nature from your living room. Part of a hoax project in the design interactions programme at the RCA by Philipp Ronnenberg.
Artemide is continuing its research into light with a new collaboration: Issey Miyake’s Miyake Design Studio. The exquisite IN-EI: a play on light obtained by folding and unfolding a sheet of recycled material.
Absolut Greyhound ~ to celebrate the gorgeous new music + video (first of three!) inspired by a drink ~ Absolut threw a Swedish House Mafia show in LA. See the beautiful venue, video, making of, and a peek at the show!