Fascination without existing category – between art and architecture. An artistic display of white synthetic fiber netting created by japanese artist/architect Ryo Yamada is located in Sapporo, Japan. Sited inside the upper level exterior courtyard of a historical building, the installation responds to open air conditions. This environmental art intends to evoke a range of emotions in visitors meandering within the space as it responds to varying weather condition and sun angles. The top of the delicate columns are open allowing light to filter through the translucent textile tube.
The Shiner Rocking Bed is a minimalist construction, and stands at any angle using rubber floor stoppers making it an interesting addition to any home. Shiner is a team of artists and craftsmen in a state -of -art production setting. The furniture manufacturer based in Atlanta, Georgia takes scrap industrial materials destined for a landfill and turns them into furniture with a contemporary aesthetic. Continue Reading →
360° Fly-in is a cleverly crafted bird feeder made from organic materials, and does no harm to trees on which it is installed. Created by Mexican design consultancy NOS best known for their large-scale design projects — this small and clever green product bodes well for each the birds, the environment and any enthusiast who loves the two!
Chic and graphic stripes painted on the bathroom walls. The nickel – and brass tub dates from 19th century, and the chair by Honore Paris is from Gallery Yves Gastou. The Gallery is specialized into 20th art and Yves Gastou has been devoted, since thirty years, to discover of avantgarde style as well as to enlightenment of forgotten designer.
In 1985, in his gallery in Paris, realised by the famous architect and designer Ettore Sottsass, Yves Gastou has exhibited for the first time in France the most important designers’s creations in the eighties, as Ettore Sottsass, Shiro Kuramata or Ron Arad, and started showing works by Jacques Adnet, Gilbert Poillerat, André Arbus, Maxime Old, Marc du Plantier et Paul Dupré-Lafon, Michel Boyer, Angelo Mangiarotti, Pierre Cardin, Gabriella Crespi, Joe Colombo, Paul Evans, Maria Pergay, Philippe Hiquily, Ado Chale and Jean-Claude Farhi, along with other designers from the 40′s, 50′s, and 70′s.
Artist Lawrence Lek’s installation ‘Twins’, a collaboration with industrial designer ‘Onur Ozkaya’, uses the form of two identical wings as an architectural form, unto which shadows and projected light plays to offer visitors the experience of a ‘world -within – the world’. These Sculptural Installation was on exhibition through July 3rd as part of ‘Illuminations’ the inaugural exhibition of Coldharbour London Artspace.
Lawrence Lek wanted to create a Sculpture that could enter an illuminated world in which light and shadow were as important as structure. He also wanted to combine two contrasting natural forms – the playfulness of wings in flight, and the intimacy of a womb-like enclosure.