Joe Iurato – Wooden Street Art

New Jersey-based artist Joe Iurato unites old-fashioned printing processes with contemporary street art style for his series of urban wooden interventions. The miniature figures he intricately carves range from guitar players to breakdancers, each subtly added to a city landscape and interacting within the scene. Site-specific placements of the pieces often use the surrounding environment … Continue reading

Kimchi and Chips – 3-D Light Sculptures

The brilliantly named Seoul-based art and design studio Kimchi and Chips have created Light Barrier, a series of glowing rays that create stunning 3-dimensional geometries and shapes. The installation creates floating graphic objects which animate through space and time, by crossing millions of calibrated beams, projection, scanning and convex mirrors. The light installation creates floating … Continue reading

The Lotus Building

Architecture has reached new heights in Wujin, China as a stunning new construction has been unveiled. The Lotus Building can be seen blooming out of an artificial lake, like the flower it has been modeled on. The Lotus Building is the work of studio505, conceived as an inhabited sculptural work, in which visitors enter from … Continue reading

Moment Factory – Foresta Lumina

Québec’s Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook has been turned into a luminous enchanted forest by Montreal-based design company Moment Factory, turning the vast woodlands into a magical nocturnal trail. Foresta Lumina comprises a 2km pathway winding through trees with bewitched characters (drawn from the area’s myths and legends), colourful illuminated installations and mysteriously glowing … Continue reading

Judit Rita​ Rabóczky – Wire Sculptures

Hungary-based artist Judit Rita​ Rabóczky playfully molds strips of wire cables together to create her series of energetic human figurine sculptures. She welds the colorful pieces into acrobatic and seductive poses, that seem almost lifelike. As a result, the work is filled with a lively energy that emanates from each body. Rabóczky pays close attention … Continue reading

Surf Sauna

A mobile Surf Sauna sauna to use once you’ve ridden icy cold waves off the coast of wherever? Why the devil not! That was the idea from a group of surfers in Portsmouth, New Hampshire who had cut their teeth in the cold New England waters and, wanted a warm retreat after donning their wetsuit … Continue reading

House of Ismay Classic Book Brooches

London-based company House of Ismay create fantastic handmade classic book page brooches which are made using original pages of worn out books, damaged maps and unwanted scraps of wood sourced from local businesses. House of Ismay was set up by Art History graduate Sarah Pounder in 2008 after selling the brooches on Brick Lane markets. … Continue reading

Hexi Responsive Wall

Canada-based interactive designer Thibaut Sld has designed the Hexi Responsive Wall, a series of 60 mounted panels, which reacts and fluctuates with the movements of people nearby. The wall’s hexagonal panels situated on the surface of the interior space use real-time data collected from motion-tracking technology to decode and interpret the gestures and actions of … Continue reading

Momentum at the Barbican Centre

The Curve at London’s Barbican Centre has a new multi-sensory installation that is set to rival the success of the fantastic Rain Room in 2012. Barbican has commissioned the multi-disciplinary art and design studio United Visual Artists (UVA) to create Momentum, an immersive installation that combines light, sound and movement. Coinciding with UVA’s 10th anniversary, the … Continue reading

Emmanuelle Moureaux – Sparkling Bubbles

Emmanuelle Moureaux has created a visual ode to drinking Coca-Cola in ‘Sparkling Bubbles’, which sees 800 acrylic transparent spheres suspended from the ceiling in an undulating wave of varying heights. The project, a collaboration with designer  Thomas Meyerhoffer that will be shown at Any Tokyo. The sculptural installation seeks to evoke the sensations from drinking … Continue reading

Starbucks Train Concept Store

Coffee company Starbucks has begun to dominate high streets, popping up across the globe in order to drive and fuel the public’s growing caffeine addiction. Now, the company has unveiled a unique concept store that, working in collaboration with Swiss railway company SSB, sees the organisation’s first commercial shop on a train. The carriage is … Continue reading

Alain Delorme – Murmurations

Upon first inspection, French photographer Alain Delorme has created stunning imagery of a natural wildlife phenomenon. His series, ‘Murmurations‘ – exhibited at Taubert Contemporary Gallery, Berlin earlier this month – seemingly captures flocks of birds in all their balletic and graceful beauty. However, the shapes are in fact a series of shapes created with thousands of plastic bags, … Continue reading

H&M Dollhouse

Swedish fashion house H&M has created a unique branding experience to launch their latest H&M Home collection to media. The H&M Dollhouse, held inside a disused cinema in the centre of Stockholm, sees a real-life sized dollhouse and contemporary garden house the latest lines, as if it were a real house with each room showcasing … Continue reading

Coca-Cola Bow Pavilion

With sustainability and CSR high on every major company’s activity list, drinks giant Coca-Cola, is using art to promote recycling of the billions of bottles and cans they sell each year. The Cola-Bow is an art installation at Beijing University, China, by the Austrian-based design house Penda to highlight the current state of plastic pollution … Continue reading

First Playable Beer – Beck’s Edison Bottle

German beer company Beck’s, so long associated with art, has turned its cultural affiliation to music and created the world’s first playable beer. The Beck’s Edison Bottle conceived in New Zealand, saw 19th Century technology meet 21st Century music, with the latest from the Beck’s Record Label project. The label is replaced with vinyl-esque grooves … Continue reading

Banpo Bridge – LED Rainbow Fountain

Banpo Bridge over the Han River in downtown Seoul, South Korea is the setting for a spectacular LED rainbow fountain. The stunning moonlight show is the world’s longest bridge fountain with nearly 10,000 LED lights illuminating the 190 tons of water shot out form the bridge every minute. The display runs along both sides of … Continue reading

England’s New Nike Football Kit

Sportswear giant Nike has unveiled the new home kit for the England national football team, the first since they were announced as the shirt supplier following an association with Umbro since 1954. The clean and distinctive design takes the strip back to its roots with the traditional colors of white and dark blue to celebrate the … Continue reading

Recycled Brooklyn

Sustainable living is grabbing a hold of all of us, forget 3D printing, recycling, reusing and re-selling old, unwanted materials has never been more ‘on trend’. Williamsburg, New York-based furniture design company Recycled Brooklyn – the clue is in the name – are masters in making sustainable items fashionable must-haves. They do this by ensuring … Continue reading

Nitehawk Cinema – Williamsburg

Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, the creative hub of Brooklyn, New York and hipster mecca, is the historic independent movie house in the area. Opening in 2011, Nitehawk offers an unparalleled cinematic experience by combining exemplary first-run and repertory film programming along with tableside food and beverage service in all theatres. It is only possible because it … Continue reading

Dita von Teese in 3D Printed Dress

Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese wore a 3D-printed dress by designer Michael Schmidt and architect Francis Bitonti at the trendy Ace Hotel in New York. The black-lacquered dress is made of several rigid plastic parts fused together to create the netted structure. Despite von Teese looking completely naked underneath, the dress is draped over a nude … Continue reading