Eames Inspiration. The chairs in molded wood, just like Ray and Charles Eames designed in 1946, are being reimagined by street artists and featured in Barney'ss windows and being sold to raise money for Operation Design.
#OBJECTHUNT is going strong ~ here's a peek at some pics of stickers in the wild as spotted by all kinds of people throughout NYC... spot one, tweet it, #objecthunt it... and you might even win an iPad!
Pairing of the night - A billboard in Noho ~ "Material possessions won't make you happy, or maybe they will." In elevator "home" to my room at the Gramercy Park Hotel ~ "Help Is On The Way" ~ begs to be pressed...
Award winning Polish architects Ola Wasilkowska and Michał Piasecki take over Chelsea College of Art courtyard, next to Tate Britain, for a participatory art event. "Parade: The Market of Ideas" by Critical Practice. Sunday 23nd May, 2pm-6pm.
A peek at the Mr Brainwash Icons Remix show in NYC ~ a look at the actual street art as well as the gallery space... from graphics to creatures molded from tires to designer chairs to matchbox packaged life size taxi...
Iranian environmental fiber art to be featured in the upcoming exhibit, (Re)Fashioning Fiber, at Green Spaces NY. An art/fashion showcase of eco crafting and sustainable style (photo by Sharnaz Zarkesh).
Erich Ginder’s new "Materialized" vase is the first in a series of products created by scanning heavily adorned forms with laser scanners, resulting in jewel like abstractions free of the designers hand.
Commemorating 125 years of design and development by the US Playing Card Company, the Bicycle 125: Anniversary Edition feature a distinctive, vintage aesthetic and a signature metallic foil design on a special edition tuck case.
A beautifully designed souvenir sheet honoring 100 years of Swiss postage stamps (back in 1943). Designed by Albert Yersin of Lutry and Hans Thoni and Bern, with decorative borders designed by Orell Fuessly A.G.
Run for Rest won the Public Design Festival in Milan. Architects Joana Pestana Lages and Maria Joao Fonseca mock modern life by using a hamster wheel like contraption to force one user to work (run) to cradle the second.
Banksy found in Chicago adds more hype to his new documentary "Exit Through the Gift Shop". Owner of Maxwell Collette Gallery, Oliver Hild, set out to find this image after he saw it on Banksy's website.
Photographer Jean-Philippe Tremblay and graphic designer Jean-Nicolas Dauwe started a new platform, Exode, for creative literary, visual and animated work. They seek to give artists the exposure the recognition they deserve.
Artist Mike Leavitt was kind enough to sit down with us for an exclusive interview just ahead of his upcoming show, "Pitchfork Pals", which opens tomorrow in London. Above is his amazing Banksy sculpture.
KICK OFF at Nikolaj – Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, combines contemporary art and football, giving a critical-aesthetic impulse to the soccer fever which will no doubt be raging up to and during the World Cup.
What do you get when you mix Pirates, the CIA & The Mothership Group? Pop Up Pirates is part late night bar, part installation launching next week in London. Expect big & bold letter forms in this old factory venue.