‘a body of skin’ by studio 9191
‘a body of skin’ by studio 9191 is a furniture collection that explores the intricate subtleties and varieties of the skin surface and the volumes of the flesh. applied to the designs of chairs and stools, the shapes speak to an owner but observers cannot distinguish the body parts or name the elements. in order to sit on the chair, physical contact must be made and in so doing a connection is formed. this connection questions the relationship and level of comfort we have in our own bodies and with those of other beings. silicone is used as the base material in both pieces, as its visceral quality is instantly evocative of skin. ‘to fully submerge the user in the experience, I impregnated the silicon with a smell to further push the boundaries of its relationship to the user.
THE UNSEEN develops wind reactive ink that changes color upon contact with air
london-based artist lauren bowker and her material exploration studio THE UNSEEN has developed a form of wind reactive ink that changes color according to different fluctuations in the air and around the body. demonstrated in a couture capsule collection designed for swarovski entitled ‘air’, the biological and chemical technology is integrated into layers of fabrics, morphing its RGB values in response to pressure change.
sooo, ivé got a apointment at the hairdresser this friday and i bought the midnightbleu hairdye, strokedd !!
Peter Fuss had the idea to place the station in Gdansk in Poland these posters. With a message of peace, these posters are a reminder not to think with stereotypes, and the need to step back from what we hear.
(Source: inspirez.me, via cmonet)
Chance of Thunderstorms
The Cloud by Richard Clarkson is an interactive lamp and speaker system, designed to mimic a thundercloud in both appearance and entertainment. Using motion sensors the cloud detects a user’s presence and creates a unique lightning and thunder show dictated by their movement. The system features a powerful speaker system from which the user can stream music via any Bluetooth compatible device. Using color-changing lights the cloud is able to adapt to the desired lighting color and brightness. The cloud also has alternative modes such as a nightlight and music reactive mode.
By Mandy Roos
Inspired by old school sci-fi films and their imaginary visions of future, spaceships and unknown universes. Dated visions of technology and old fashioned retro styles create a lighthearted, humor reflection of the past versus the future.
In the footwear idea book ‘Invasion Of The Foot Carrier’ the sole is the essential basis. Sometimes the foot is sinked in the sole or absorbed by slime. Other soles have caterpillar tracks. Ideas for the materiality of the soles are for example plastic inspired acrylate, silicone or rubber, concrete- and plaster-like materials, fluid, foam or slime.
Transparency plays a big role and has various degradations. The idea book Invasion Of The Foot Carrier is an inspirational vision meant for the footwear industry.
Model: Lunar Crawler
mandy roos knits trichophilia undergarments to celebrate body hair
or her graduate project at the design academy eindhoven, mandy roos has created ‘trichophilia’, a fashion collection which celebrates hair in places where it is normally shaved away. swaying away from the general trend to groom every part, roos recommends leaving it unkempt in an attempt to break the taboo about body hair. the series of undergarments — named after the term describing hair fetishism — are woven, knitted, knotted and hand tufted to look like pubic, armpit and chest hair. the ‘golden rainbow hairy high-waist panties’, ‘short fizzy hair booty briefs’, ‘curly armpit hair bra’ and ‘full fluffy hairy chest bra’ are part of the collection, bearing a candy-colored aesthetic and edgy vibe.