Together with artisans from Xcanchakan (Merida, MX) designer Joel Escalona has created Toh, a set of decorative birds made of henequen fiber, a typical resource of the area. Source : Photo by Mariana Achach.
Luxury denim brand 3×1 has partnered with designer Joe Doucet to create a pair of jeans altered to address the needs of 21st century life.
Franchise Freedom, a drone art performance by Studio Drift , recently lit up the sky as a tribute to NASA’s Apollo11 moon landing’s 50th anniversary. 300 luminous Intel Shooting Star drones performed above the NASA Rocket Garden on July 16th along with a live music performance by Duran Duran.
Mjolk architects have designed a modern house which combines the historical soul of its predecessor with nordic aesthetics and a touch of industrial style. “It all started with our clients’ purchase of a house over a hundred years old.” say the architects
From Hector Esrawe , Parabola, parabolas made of brass, “Reflection based on how the light travels through a solid surface, the beginning and the end, the darkness, the gloom to the dawn, on tension and flexion, in the parabolas of Felix Candela.” “The path of the light in each of the versions, is conditioned by the metal, in its scale, in its surface and in its expression, also on its repetition, which conferees an architectonic quality to each one of them. The poetry of the shadows, the absence of light which is as relevant as its presence.” “The starting points where the brass layer touches base, establish the origin for every light element, meaning, the number of brass layers indicate the amount of light elements in each piece.” Parabola is represented by MASA Galeria, which opened with its first exhibition Collective/Collectible in February 2019 in Mexico City. Design : Hector Esrawe Photos : Genevive Lutkin
For Atelier Boelhouwer the relationship between flowers and insects is one of the most fascinating connections found in nature. Says designer Matilde Boelhouwer, “Flowers evolved to serve insects and insects evolved to serve flowers simultaneously.
In the course of a recent evening in Montreal, Canada the second edition of the now annual Studio Editions event showcased the talent of 19 local furniture and lighting designers from the city (and beyond).
Designed by Benjamin Hubert of Layer , the Trove Coin wearable is one of three physical parts of an unhackable, unloseable cryptocurrency storage system concept created in collaboration with fintech start-up Trove. Currently a prototype, Trove is made up of Coin, Keep, Safe, and the Trove app. Used together, the Trove system will offer “a safer, more reliable way to store and use cryptocurrencies every day” according to Layer.
Pipca is a new street food bistro located in Prague’s up and coming Letna “gastro” district. Designed by mar.s architects , the entire bistro consists of a single room, where the kitchen and dining area is separated by a simple solid wood working surface – allowing guests to see and hear everything. “The leading part is played by chicken – pipca (tweety :)) and the way of cooking: thanks to its size and noticeable design, the grill / rotisserie is the heart of the bistro.” say photographers BoysPlayNice
Part of a series by Jean-Baptiste Durand titled simply Lampes, Suns joins Mist and Transparent Landscape, a trio of lights the result of reflections, experimentation, and research on the subject of light.