This is Johannes Heuckeroth bachelor thesis “Dreaming of Dubai – between illusion and reality”, showing the world of Dubai, a place which has developed from a small desert town to a glittering, unbelievable metropolis full of utopias.
Created by french designers Thierry Boltz and Claude Saos of BSG bikes, the ‘WOOD.b’ is born is conceived as a high-quality urban bike, influenced by a passion for cycling. The conception incorporates the use of a unique frame system: it draws functional elements from traditional bike parts, but delivers a refined metal and layered wood veneer package.
Iceland is amongst the world leaders in clean energy. They intelligently manage the heat that comes out of the ground. The previously natural landscape turns more industrial because of this. Anna Filipova captured the changing landscapes in a beautiful way.
The NW3 speakers by Germany based interdisciplinary collective Neue Werkstatt are designed, manufactured and distributed in close collaboration with local craftsmen and businesses. The collective tries to explore alternative forms of production and graphic shapes. The NW3 speakers form a natural looking and sounding HiFi system. Their warm sound fill almost every area.
Bangalore-based Aakash Doshi is a student at the Srsihti School of Art, Design & Technology in Bangalore, India. He has recently created a series of illustrations of Mac computers, chronicling the very first Macs, to the most current one. Every Mac computer so far has been somewhat of a cult classic, so he has featured all of them, and even special ones such as the Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh.
Whether in clothing, music or videos, The xx always stays in style. The video for ‘Fiction’ is no exception. We see Oliver Sim solo on a nightly stroll. His heavy voice is the only thing that accompanies him. The black and white tones are something we have seen several times in their music videos. However, that doesn’t seem to annoy anyone. This is what you visually expect when you hear the music.
As the name suggests, is a solution that through a common piece of furniture tries to rediscover the beauty of analog, writing on paper, the immediacy of a note, a scribble, or the classic “smart idea”. A structure with an essential design made of maple wood. A desk to record all the small items you write down once, but intend to forget tomorrow.
‘Greetings from Utopia’ was shot in Los Angeles in February 2013. It features friends painted head to toe in color, and represents the love Amanda and Jimmy have for the colorful, surreal dreaminess that is LA. Don’t scroll further if you’re allergic to nakedness.
Guillaume Kurkdjian works in illustration, graphics, photography and animation. His latest project, entitled ‘Bisous les Copains’, is a series of beautifully simple and subtly humorous animated gifs. Guillaume lives and works in Nantes, France.
Love Hurts is a first aid kit for the broken hearted. Graphic designer Melanie Chernock from New York stuffed everything you need after a break up into one box. Tissues, some pain killers, wodka, dark chocolate, a CD and a candle are some of the things that might let you feel less cold. The only thing that breaks our hearts: the box is not in production (yet). She is currently looking for someone to produce it. Check out more of her interesting work on her website.
To the borders of the country of Castelnovo Sotto, beetween the stream Morella and a roman road, in a landscape context characterized from channels, ditches, rows, shrubby stains, gardens, villas and agricultural houses it places the “House on the Morella”.
Barcelona-based Dvein created an epic video for The Vein’s new single ‘Magma’. They take us on a surreal journey through marbleized liqus, molten graphics and moldered faces. The set looks especially beautiful in the context of this nordic wintertale. Dvein is a motion and interactive studio providing art direction, design and animation for cinema, broadcast, music videos, etc. They get involved in any given step in the creative process from the concept art to final piece.