Monthly Archive for August, 2008

Jamo Associates

Take a look at this stunning interior design for the new 3.1 Philip Lim boutique in Aoyama by Jamo Associates.

Optical Tone / Tsutomu Mutoh

A great experiment on the interaction of color with LED technology by Tsutomu Mutoh from Japan.

Crazy Horse

In the spirit of giant man-made structures I thought I would post a link to the Crazy Horse Memorial.

The Crazy Horse Memorial is a mountain monument in the Black Hills of South Dakota, in the form of Crazy Horse, an Oglala Lakota warrior, riding a horse and pointing into the distance.

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Ziggurat

Environmental design firm timelinks have released plans for a new carbon neutral city of the future in Dubai Ziggurat. Inspired by the ancient Ziggurats the futuristic pyramid structure spans over an area of 2.3sq km and will be able to known as ‘sustain a community of up to 1 million. Complexes within the city will take up less than 10 % of the original land surface, also providing an area for agriculture. the city will be entirely self sufficient as power will be supplied through steam, wind turbines and natural energy resources. Transport will operate horizontally and vertically through a 360 degree network eliminating the need for cars.

Amazing.

TOKO / SYDNEY

The amazing Sydney based Toko have just updated their website. Worth a look.

Admiscibles- Magazine

Admiscibles Magazine- Cover

Admiscibles Magazine- Spread
Guide designed for ISC Paris business school. By peter&wendy.

Clay

Clay- Wallpaper detail

Clay is a health food in the amazing Melbourne. The wallpaper is based on the shop’s logo, designed by SouthBySouthwest. The logo was hand drawn to create an amazing brand, check it out!

Stag Scafolding Sculpture

Stag Scafolding Sculpture

This stunning sculpture by British artist, Ben Long is part of the umbrella group, The Great Travelling Art Exhibition. Its an ongoing public art project that Long started in 2001.

Elph

You can’t visit Edinburgh without coming across the work of an artist & illustrator by the name of Elph. Funnily enough, he lives in the street right next to me, but don’t let that put you off visiting his website. Awesome work. Oh, and he is also on Flickr and Vimeo.

Who the hell is Banksy anyway? :-P

Naoto Fukasawa

This is one of my favourite packaging designs. Created by Naoto Fukasawa, this Japanese banana juice carton emulates the banana skin to such a level of detail that you would honestly believe it was the real deal. Well, apart from the shape of course!

Sigg Jones

Sigg Jones is a very strange sneaker short movie and ‘urban tale with men and magic’ made by three students from Supinfocom School in France.

Grrrrrrr

Sakari Paananen is Swedish. That is all

UVA

United Visual Artists are a British-based collective whose current practice spans permanent architectural installation, live performance and responsive installation. Research and development is a core part of their process – enabling them to constantly explore new fields, as well as re-examining more established ones.

They have just updated their website so it is well worth checking out!

More Fran├žais

Check Morris are French and in a hybrid Electronic/ Rock band that has released on Warp.

akroe1

And there is a bit of an update at Parisian artist and designer Akroe as well.