Italian based communication research centre Fabrica recently launched ‘Extra-Ordinary Gallery’, a collection of ordinary objects designed by a team of Fabrica’s multicultural designers and entirely made by hand in Italy. Daily rituals made special through attention to detail. The formal simplicity, shapes and materials of these objects become a tribute to the beauty of basic and small pleasures in life.
American photographer, Autumn de Wilde has designed a pair of transparent and reflective jewel toned structures for a photo-shoot in the dry Californian landscape. Made of a combination of mirror and coloured plexiglass, images of the landscape are reflected on the structure, and the landscape is simultaneously cast with rose, warm gold and aqua tinted sunlight. The reciprocal exchange of colour, light and refraction are truly exquisite.
Fate brought them together, beauty is their vision and together their two heads make “one brain.” Parish Stapleton and Marty Lochmann – stylist and photographer duo – create stunning images together and share their knowledge and experience through Stylist Lab, where they run a series of in-depth interior styling workshops. At the core of the Lab’s philosophy is attention to detail, a focus on concept, and – importantly – belief in practical skills and hands-on experience. Here is a look into this creative hub and the pair who make it happen.
Digital Grotesque is the first fully immersive, solid, human-scale, enclosed structure composed by algorithms that is entirely 3D printed out of sand.
The first major show of the year on the busy annual design circuit, IMM Cologne 2014, is already behind us. The fair presented a whole range of products and trends that will help shape the furniture and interiors for the coming year. The German Design Council organized the 11th edition of the annual D3 Contest at IMM, which showcased the works of design students & up-and-coming talent. Unsurprisingly, this show was of particular interest to us.
Hedi Xandt is a Hamburg-based multidisciplinary designer with a fresh perspective on graphic art. He recently deconstructed a series of luxury perfume bottles for TUSH Magazine, reducing them to a single line drawing shown with key ingredients in their natural state.