Brian McCarty's most recent project titled "War Toys" seeks to explore war from the perspective of children living in its day-to-day reality. Employing principles of expressive art therapy, McCarthy encouraged children living in areas affected by war and conflict to draw images of their experiences in order to begin a healing process. McCarty then sourced inexpensive toys from local stores and recreated the disturbing drawings, interpreting them into a series of photographic works.
Playful “Mandarin” pouf was created by designers Vyacheslav Chupakhin and Gennady Martynov and presented at Saloni Worldwide 2013 in Moscow. A spherical structure, soft and flexible composed of eight segments, mobile and comfortable elements connected together by zippers. A multi-purpose solution with a soft and playful line, an unusual design to interact with, able to furnish and decorate with simplicity different environments, from home to office, and to adapt to different uses, transforming from an ottoman to a comfortable armchair, from a sofa on which relax in bed on which to sleep, or separating the various elements to obtain additional sittings of different shapes and sizes which can accommodate up to eight people.
LIKEarchitects have designed LEDscape, a light installation located at the Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon, Portugal.
"LEDscape" is an installation which deals with light as a constructive element of space and landscape. It is located in the CCB – Belém Cultural Centre in Lisbon and aims to introduce the everyday user to the Ledare light bulb, thus demystifying the preconceived ideas about LED technology and emphasizing the relevance of this product in the sustainability of the future. "LEDscape" challenges the passerby to an interactive experience – a pathway gradually lit with 1200 light spots, invites introspection and individual appropriation of the installation.
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- 2013-11-04 10:08:55
Ryan Matthew Smith is a commercial photographer currently living in Seattle, shooting worldwide. The following set of photos from photographic project “Looking Inside”. And Nathan Myhrvold produced a stunning new cook book titled: Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking that comes with a lot of beautiful photographs of food from this project of Ryan Matthew Smith. Take a look!
Frank Gehry is one of America’s best known architects. His award winning designs can be found around the world and have gained him the honor of being called the most significant American architect of our generation. Frank Gehry has a another passion, Fish. Over 25 years ago when Frank was working on a project for Formica, he shattered a sheet of ColorCore laminate. Instead of fretting over the damage, Frank’s creative mind kicked into high gear seeing the shards of colorful plastic as fish scales.
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- 2013-11-02 15:29:17
For the launch of Kenzo’s Spring/Summer menswear 2014, Brussels-based agency Villa Eugenie staged an interactive installation featuring a giant carpet made entirely of fresh fruit. Guests who attended the show were encouraged to sample the fruit directly from the the awe-inspiring carpet which included lemons, apples, limes, strawberries and bananas.
Ownership of a luxury yacht is synonymous of unrivaled wealth, a status symbol and floating extravagance that only the world’s richest can possibly afford. They first began to appear at the beginning of the 20th century when wealthy individuals started to commission the construction of large private yachts for their own personal pleasure. Some of the earliest examples include the Christina O and the Savarona with a massive growth in popularity of luxury yachts taking place between 1997 and 2008.