Posted by Design WOO on 2016/10/09
for design week mexico, german architects nikolaus hirsch and michel müller have constructed a pavilion in mexico city’s chapultepec park. named ‘museum of immortality II’, the installation will remain in the city’s largest public park until spring 2017. based on an unrealized exhibition concept [Read More…]
Posted by Design WOO on 2016/10/09
in 2010, london-based company plumen radically re-imagined the form and created the ‘plumen 001′, the world’s first designer low energy light bulb. just like tesla use design and engineering to make the electric car much more appealing, plumen use design to bring the beauty and poetry back to the [Read More…]
Posted by Design WOO on 2016/10/06
For four years, the world has been baffled by the Chinese phenomenon known as the ‘Facekini’ and that isn’t set to stop as the designers unveil a new generation of vibrant designs.
While the Western World watches as France heats up over the burkhini, women in China are wearing what is basically a [Read More…]
Posted by Design WOO on 2016/10/05
as her final collection of furniture for the david gill gallery, zaha hadid’s ‘ultrastellar’ celebrates the legacy of this long-term partnership by presenting a range of brand new pieces and work that builds upon past creations. in contrast to her previous shows at the gallery, first started in 2007 [Read More…]
Posted by Design WOO on 2016/09/27
Who rides horses anymore?? No one. Then why do little kids have to ride wooden ones? I mean, what are we preparing them for?! Nextofkin, or NOK Creatives designed this awesome rocking horse series that gives kids the taste of something slightly more contemporary. Built with amazing detail, comfortab [Read More…]
Posted by Design WOO on 2016/07/15
You’ve seen cars made of carbon fiber. Have you seen one made of bamboo-cane stalks?? The Phoenix does a pretty dapper job of pulling off an Automobile design with this natural material. It uses the cane’s flow-y form to create a car aesthetic that looks futuristic, yet indigenous! The Cane stalk [Read More…]
Posted by Design WOO on 2015/03/10
Age-old craft meets familiar fragment in this sculptural furniture edition influenced by the traditional art of paper folding. Titled Origami 9010, the series is part of the Serein brand’s sustainable design project “DACHWOOD” inspired by the architecture and history of Berlin’s “altbau.” The fully [Read More…]
Posted by Design WOO on 2015/03/06
Arturo Álvarez is currently showing his Encontros figures at ARCOmadrid, the International Contemporary Art Fair, until March 1st.
The description from Arturo Álvarez
Encontros is a group of anthropomorphic slender and impressive figures. They observe us, they look at each other —from grea [Read More…]
Posted by Design WOO on 2014/07/07
London based artist Emma Allen transformed herself into iconic gold trophy that is given to the winners of the FIFA World Cup football tournament.
“World Cup Selfie” celebrates the 2014 World Cup tournament in Brazil.
Posted by Design WOO on 2014/06/27
Oh my, our minds are reeling at this latest viral gem to grace the face of the internet. Whichever variation of ‘man becomes lodged in giant vagina’ you prefer, the fact remains that you just can’t make this stuff up. The 32-tonne sculpture by Fernando de la Jara sits vajestically outside Tübingen U [Read More…]
Posted by Design WOO on 2014/05/01
Creative photo series examines how conventional standards of beauty vary across different cultures on a global scale.
American journalist Esther Honig asked 40 photo re-touchers from more than 25 countries to enhance her portrait and show their vision of beauty.
“Make me Beautiful.”
Arg [Read More…]