Altough I’m not really into envelopes…, I think these ones are really cool. The envelopes, designed by D-BROS（ディーブロス), have small tabs that create the effect of car fumes, locomotive steam, or airplane contrails, after tearing off the tab.
In case you’re looking for some ‘green’ decoration for your house or other spaces, you should consider buying some of these hanging plants by String Gardens, who make your plants look like they’re floating in the air… Buy via Pompon.nl.
Brooklyn based artist Nick van Woert makes amazing sculptures. Many of his works, feature found classic plaster busts (Julius Caesar, Franz Schubert and David are in) that are manipulated in many different ways, they are for instance covered up in colorful plastic foam , plexiglass or even in ‘sugar free’ chewing gum, mixing the arts[...]
‘Cheap Ass Elites’ is a chair installation by Swedish designer Saran Yen Panya. With the installation he wants to criticise what is socially considered ‘high’ or ‘low’ in regards to design, by combining cheap mass produced objects like plastic baskets with parts of classic upperclass furniture. ‘Combining mass-produced household objects and plastic elements the installation sarcastically illustrates[...]
Millie Brown makes strange and tres extraordinaire art by vomiting bright colored fluids over a blank canvas. This specific art-work is named ‘Nexus Vomitus’, and is created in a plain white setting including opera singers, that makes quite a contrast next to the guttural sounds of Millie vomiting. A project by Showstudio. Uncut version:
20 > Oprichter VPRO Dorst > Begon ooit bij Spunk > Houdt enorm van reizen en lezen > Voorliefde voor Chinees, wordt niet voor niets Lay Ha Kau genoemd ( = chinees hapje) > Heeft een Japanse naam, is kwart Chinees en heeft familie in Indonesie > Vond scheikunde vroeger het allerleukst, maar voelt nu dat mediamagnaat beter bij haar[...]
From the 11th until the 13th of May 2011, Creative Amsterdam will host an event at Pakhuis de Zwijger, that presents an impressive selection of leading Dutch creative entrepreneurs, like designers, architects, artists, photographers, authors, filmmakers and other pioneers operating outside the Netherlands. Aim is to celebrate the talent and hard work of these successful go-getters[...]
Comenius Roethlisberger and Admir Jahic make tres cool drawings and even t-shirts featuring images from famous YouTube videos. The works have even been exhibited at Colette and several high regarded art-fairs like in Basel. Wanna buy? Go to the ‘Without You Baby There Ain’t No Us’ website.
Juliana Santacruz Herrera uses the grey streets of Paris as her canvas, filling up the cracks and holes with braided strings of colorful fabric, very cool and reminding me of Jan Vorman’s ‘Dispatchworks‘.
American photographer Lori Nix creates constructed scenes based on the style of classic landscape painters of the schools of Romanticism / the Sublime and the writings of Eighteenth century philosophers like Burke and Kant. The often dark and mysterious scenes tell a story of disaster and mayhem, sometimes with a touch of humour. An amazing[...]