Archive for the ‘design’ Category

Body Technology Interfaces

25 August 2008

“…Participatory installations that aim to bring critical awareness and consideration to the complex relationship between people and their technological artifacts.”

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What can you bring to the table?

11 July 2008

A project to create five chairs where each component was designed in isolation without any knowledge of what the other parts would be like. The picture below is the home page of the project site.

Hanging Heart

1 July 2008

Jeff Koons’ stainless steel Hanging Heart brought a record $23.6 million at Sotheby’s evening sale of 14 November 2007 in New York. The previous record for a living artist was Damien Hirst’s Lullaby Spring which sold for $19.5 million at Sotheby’s in London in June. Hirst’s piece was a stainless steel cabinet containing 6,136 handcrafted and painted pills.

Go to Culturekiosque and here for more.

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Benefits Supervisor Sleeping

1 July 2008

At a Christie’s auction in Manhattan, Lucian Freud’s Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, which depicts a 20 stone, Jobcentre worker stretched over a tatty sofa, fetched $33.64m, far exceeding the previous record set in November by Jeff Koons’ Hanging Heart sculpture that sold for $23.6 million.

More from Times Online.

Benefits Supervisor Sleeping

yatzer – Designtoshare

27 June 2008

“Vespertilium” clothes pegs

26 June 2008

… and more Czech design here.

Pendulum

26 June 2008

“…Unconditional sensation of freedom, energy and spirituality.”
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Techno Stilettos

26 June 2008

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The Sneeze

19 June 2008

From a could-be-affiliate site called Bent Objects.

Air jelly

19 June 2008

It floats in air like a jelly fish swims in water! Description in german at Festo.de. Check out Aqua jelly at same site.

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