A great paper-crafted identity and collaterals for Parklife 2010, one of Australia’s biggest music festivals, designed not just to reflect the energy of the music, but the beauty of the venues. By Briton Smith.
The Dual Cut chair and ottoman fits neatly into each other, because they were cut out from the same piece of foam. Beautiful when you are lounging, and practical when you are not, this is perfect for the small apartments that most of us live in. by Kitmen Keung.
Splitting a raw rectangular foam block with only two L-shaped cut lines, Dual Cut is a transformable furniture piece that employs the simplest production processes true to the materials in use with minimal wastage. It features two ergonomically comfortable seat back angle options of 6° and 23°, and the multi-formation ability to form a one seater with a side table, a chaise lounge or a corner table. It also easily forms a neat, compact parcel for convenient storage and transportation. Dual Cut is available in Light Grey and Dark Grey with a 3-layer-system coating making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Dimensions: stacked, w80 x h80 x d93cm; chaise lounge, w80 x h80 x d170cm; ottoman, w80 x h40 x d77cm; seat height 40cm.Produced and distributed by Sixinch.
My favourite book of all time, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, illustrated by my favorite artist, Salvador Dali. Published in 1969 by Maecenas Press-Random House in New York, it is one of the rarest and most sought after of Dali’s suites.
China’s Ai Weiwei has a new exhibition in Taiwan, held “in absentia”. Presented as part of a bigger exhibition, aptly titled “Absent”, the previously imprisoned artist welded together thousands of bicycles together, presenting an eye-boggling perspective. Via bikehugger.
Michael Tompert and Paul Fairchild bought Apple products over a few months, only to destroy them with bullets, fire and running trains. The end result is both entrancing and downright painful. via designboom
Thomas Doyle miniaturises the everyday, and invites viewers into a subverted normality of destruction and transformation. His latest solo exhibition, Surface to air, opens November 12th at LeBasse Projects gallery in Culver City, California.
Conceived as a physical manifestation of the stark abruptness of war and history, architect Daniel Libeskind makes a bold statement, colliding of an angular shard with the existing building to breath-taking results.