Month: August 2015

eyebright

EVERBRIGHT

San francisco’s Hero Design (led by Alan Rorie and Kelly Parkinson) has came up with a giant interactive pixel board called ‘Everbright‘. Allowing the user to draw with LED light, the ‘Everbright’ relies on 464 dials that change in hue as you twist them, offering almost unlimited color possibilities when creating designs. When you’re done drawing, the entire […]

minkicheng

MINKI CHENG

Nothing is too late for a little apocalypse fashion by Minki Cheng. A Central Saint Martins fashion graduate, Cheng has created a collection of apparel for surviving extreme conditions in style.  Cheng researched waterproof, heat-proof and radiation-proof fabrics used in wetsuits, body armour and sportswear to select the materials for the collection. Also taking inspirations from animals, bold-coloured […]

F21 Thread Screen

F21 THREAD SCREEN

Most companies seek out the latest displays for high-tech billboards, but Forever 21 has decided to take a different route for this particular Instagram project. For the past year-and-a-half, the folks at connected hardware maker Breakfast New York have been building a “Thread Screen” for the company. It’s called that, because well, it’s literally a […]

Stellar

STELLAR

This isn’t the Battleship Galactica at Universal Studios, Singapore. This is the work of Baptiste Debombourg who has transformed an ordinary public square in France into the site of an incredible art installation. Titled Stellar, the piece utilizes the very objects that normally occupy the outdoor space—cafe chairs—and stacks 1,200 of them to form a dynamic roller […]

Earthcake

EARTHCAKE

As we draw closer to the end of the Jubilee Weekend where we celebrate the nation’s 50th birthday, I felt necessary to share this piece of public art I came across at Promenade Station, Downtown Line (coincidentally on a Jubilee Weekend). Earthcake examines the geology and tradition of Singapore by zooming into the layers of cultural […]

Ceramics Platform

CERAMICS PLATFORM

Manufacturer Maruhiro, a leading and long-standing producer of this globally renowned pottery, overhauls its Nagasaki flagship store located in Hasami itself, the region famed for producing sturdy tableware since the early 17th century. With the help of Tokyo-based Yusuke Seki Design Studio, a platform is constructed with 25,000 pieces of the pottery from various makers in the region, all of which are […]