Hashi Mori Chopstick forest by Affect Studio. An installation composed of 13,454 hand-stained chopsticks hanging from the ceiling creates a delicate canopy over a brand new Japanese restaurant in Berlin!
Translating text into music, gives text form beyond written and spoken language. The music being played in the video is the transcribed conversation between two designers. By Annalisa Swank and Raisa Ji Yong Park.
Growing Lampshades. This project deals with the issue of light creation. Shown at the Lambrate, Milan 2012. Concept & design by Peter Kraft with the support of Moritz Fuhrmann Jochen Maria Weber & Julian Eich Reuter.
An installation piece using acrylic, zipties, fishing line, iPhone accelerometers, light sensors, and radio by Christian Poules, Alex Diaz, and Adam E. Anderson. 'Refract' at Brown University Granoff Center.
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.