mushroom mycelium is jonas edvard nielsen‘s medium of choice. combining the vegetative part of fungi (waste collected from a commercial mushroom farm), with plant filaments (leftover from the textile industry), the industrial designer grows a flexible material which he moulds and fixates to shape his ‘MYX’ lamps.
feared and avoided by beach-goers around the world, the portuguese man-of-war has amazed, frightened and fascinated those within its reach. the colonial organism closely related to the jellyfish species is marveled at for the intricate and vibrant patterns built into its physical being and dreaded for the painful sting it inflicts on unsuspecting swimmers. retired U.S. navy combat photographer aaron ansarov has collected and captured images of these striking creatures, washed up on the beach in florida. national geographic has recently spotlighted the series, revealing the hidden nature of these deep-sea stingers at close range, with a vantage point otherwise undiscovered by the human eye. ansarov’s recent work is being shown at mark k. wheeler gallery at the art institute of fort lauderdale, florida.
DanielRamoso: His ‘Body and Mind’ project has taken as a starting point the concept of “#Outrospection” initially introduced by #philosopher Roman #Kznaric, where he proposes that in order to know oneself, one must live towards the outside. Daniel has appropriated his concept while relating it to out-of-body experiences or astral projections, by seeking to represent -in a #metaphorical way- the #mind being projected inwards out of the body as a way of #self-expression and #representation. #fascination #fashion #artefacts #NJAL
I’m casting epoxy resin for my clock atm
doing some experimenting with epoxy trying some stuff for my second amend at my clock
‘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)