Artistic renderings of the internal body, from anatomy books to fine art, are often poorly communicated versions of real-life. These paper creations by Lisa Nilsson, however, create the perfect balance of aesthetically pleasing detail and scientific accuracy… even though they’re completely made with strips of paper.
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A rose is a rose even when it is a letter of the alphabet. On the eastern side of the Aventine Hill, next to the Circus Maximus opposite the Roman Forum, each year one of the most stunningly ephemeral natural displays take place, the blooming of a thousand roses in Rome's Municipal Rose Garden. Roseto Comunale di Roma includes two sections: a slightly larger one located uphill, and a lower one, separated by a short road, via di Valle Murcia.
Product designer Matteo Cibic was inspired by the Tamagotchi craze of the ’90s when he created the Domsai collection. The Domsai is meant to be a tamagotchi for your desk, kids room or living room. It is handcraft designed and produced in Nove. Matteo loves to invent new products by working with craftsmen that are interested in experimenting with different materials and production techniques.
spanish designer maximo riera has continued this 'animal chair collection' with 'the elephant chair' as an homage to the largest animal walking the earth, known for memory, intelligence and wisdom. the sculptural furniture object is a representation of the supreme deity ganesha through the head of the mammal, who is popularly worshipped in india as a remover of obstacles. further integrating the indian culture, the carvings and patters found on traditional furniture are reproduced according to the original hand-made pieces.
To celebrate the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games, LEGO has released an exclusive special edition set of Great Britain Olympic Team mini figurines. This special edition set features nine athletes, such as a brawny boxer, a stealth swimmer, a relay runner, and a horseback rider—to name a few.
Yesterday Leica presented their new limited edition sets created in collaboration with Hermès. The exclusive M9-P Edition Hermès and the M9-P Edition Hermès – Série Limitée Jean-Louis Dumas incorporate Veau Swift calfskin leather in ocre, supplied by Hermès for the leathering of the silver-chromed version of the Leica M9-P camera as well as the shoulder strap included in the set.
Etica lamp is an artistic and high experimentation object, produced by italian lighting manufacturer Ilide, born from an attempt to overstep the limits of the material itself. A fine blown glass veil which hedges in a heart of ultrafine porcelain that is translucent and able to change its appearance.
Marc Johns - Serious Drawings Marc Johns creates whimsical drawings filled with dry wit and humour. Whether it’s a man with branches growing out of his head that need pruning, or a pipe that’s trying to quit smoking, his characters are simply, sparsely drawn, yet speak volumes with just a few strokes of the pen.
Arjan Benning (1972) works for various advertising agencies, cultural institutions, museums and magazines worldwide. In his work it’s remarkably that he often seeks the border where authenticity and amazement are close together. He is a staged photographer by who form centainly figures as content. He is committed to a laxity in the staging.