Padded cell is a very sweet project by Jennifer Rubell. The installation consist in an 8’X16’ freestanding room constructed of basic building materials. Inside, the walls and ceiling are padded with 1,600 cones of pink cotton candy.
Abstraction of Destruction, a show of J. Henry Fair’s aerial photographs at Gerald Peters Gallery. This is “Lightning Rods”” (2009), depicting a holding tank at an oil sands facility in Alberta, Canada.
Porte-cochère for the United Nations campus in New York City. Two fabrics, Teflon coated glass fabric and a silicone-coated glass fabric, are used for greater translucency in the arches. By FTL design engineering studio.
The new 2012 Mercedes SLK has just been unveiled featuring Magic Sky Control, which replaces the standard folding hardtop’s metal panels with polarized glass panels. You can actually change the level of tint.
GIRAFFE by Kawamura Ganjavian, is a portable spatial divider that creates a visual enclosure without interfering with the general openness of a room. It is also a pin board and a hub for wired ethernet/electrical connections.