Ma Yansong is one of China’s youngest architects and the leader of the firm MAD. The firm has earned international fame and has created some stunning projects! I especially love his attitude towards the role architecture should play in our society. He Says: “People shouldn’t fit architecture…architecture should fit people!” Check out the video below and read more about Ma Yansong over at The Creators Project HERE! (While you are there, make sure to check out some of the other amazing creators).
0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false Chris&Ruby is a young design team from Berlin working in product and interior design. Their self initiated projects deal mainly with furniture, lighting and living accessories, while their contract based work cover a much wider field. I am in love with pretty much all of their products and furniture designs. Simple and functional, modern and well-designed…these is a very inspiring company to me. The company was founded in 2008 by Ruby Piterek and Christoph Maennchen, after they met at the University of Arts Berlin, where they both graduated in Industrial Design.
Tension, Please! is a set of two chairs (one with and one without armrest), the design is highly economical and ecological as it is assembled from one piece of plastic board and spanned into its shape by joining the two connecting points.
This Wood Patchwork House by Peter Kostelov is soo interesting. very interesting use of wood and such a simple structure. It also happens to have won the Laureate of International Architect Award «ARCHIP 2009» in the category «Private House», the Laureate of Russian Wood Architect Award “ARCHIWOOD 2010“ and was the Grand Prize Winner at the XII International Festival of Architecture and Interior Design “Under the Roof of Home” 2010 …Check out some pics below and see more images on his site HERE!
This is an impressive website for Diego Monetti, or more so an interactive experience…see some screen shots below, but they do not, by any means, give the experience justice…so make sure to check out Diego Monetti’s website here!
Portuguese carpenter Carlos Alberto gave the Italian icon, the Vespa, quite the makeover…I love the detail and the beautiful colors of the wood...found this post over at Design Bureau, make sure to read the full post here!
Making Future Magic is definitely what we call a beautiful merging of art and technology…created by Dentsu London, they “use photographic and animation techniques that were developed to draw moving 3-dimensional typography and objects with an iPad. Multiple exposures with slightly different movies make up the stop-frame animation.” Super creative and interesting…Read more at the Dentsu London blog HERE! and at the BERG blog HERE!Making Future Magic: iPad light painting from Dentsu London on Vimeo.
Dentsu London has created this amazing video for Canon’s PIXMA colour printer range…This project features “surreal ‘sound sculptures’ made of dancing droplets of paint captured in extreme detail as they react to sound waves” and was created in collaboration with biochemist/photographer, Linden Gledhill…Watch the “making-of-video” and the final result below…find out more about Dentsu London here!
This lovely video by Julia Yu Tsao was her Graduate Thesis Project at the Media Design Program, Art Center College of Design. Curious Displays functions simultaneously as a form of design research and as a proposal for a new product, a future display technology. Also, love the remote and warning labels she developed to go with the Display…There is so much amazing talent out there and we are always impressed with what people come up with for Thesis Projects…Check out more info about this project and more info about Julia at her site here!