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The 2013 Roskilde Festival in Denmark, an event which dates back to 1972 which aims to promote international music and the creative arts, is the location of The Velvet State, a project by the practice of SHJ works in collaboration with two of the main performers...
The 2012 Paris Motor Show witnessed the introduction of the first Jaguar sports car in this series for 50 years, the F-Type Jaguar. The familiar ‘coke-bottle shape’ of the legendary E-Type, a symbol of the 60s, is once again seen in the streamlined form of the F-Type.
At the entrance of the Student Beijing Design Exhibition stands a pavilion constructed of 17.000 cola bottles. It was designed by the Vienna and Beijing based multicultural design collective of Penda, and is appreciated not only on its artistic merit but also to spread a message of social awareness.
A revolutionary running shoe was recently launched by Adidas in the form of the Springblade!Claimed to be the most efficient shoe of its type in the market, it utilizes a method of energy return within its design, inspired by everyday objects such as springboards, pole vaults and motorcycle suspension, and the shoe propels the runner forward, thereby resulting in a noticeable increase in performance.
The newly inaugurated Shanghai Film Museum is a long awaited project which highlights Chinese film industry both past and present. Designed by Tilman Thurmer, founder of the practice of Coordination Asia and the Art Director of the museum...
'I’ve Looked Up To Heaven And Been Down To Hell ' is a vibrantly energetic exhibition which is currently being held at the Scream Gallery in London. What I am about to describe is a biographical exploration of the life and times of Chris Bracey, a UK based light artist who learned his craft with his father, a fairground sign maker, and has been practicing it for 37 years now.
A meeting between pro skateboarder Gianfranco De Gennaro and Ezequiel Galasso, an artisan who specializes in the creation of stringed instruments, resulted in the founding of the Buenos Aires based company of Skate Guitars.
In a village near Belo Horizonte, the capital of Minas Gerais state in Brazil is the Inhotim Centre for Contemporary Arts. A fascinating project funded by businessman Bernardo Paz, rather than housing the exhibits under one roof, various pavilions and structures are located throughout the lush green parkland of 35 hectares, surrounded by a verdant native forest.
After its introduction at the Manchester International Festival in 2011, Biophilia, a series of albums by the unconventional Icelandic entertainer Bjork, was incorporated into a unique event entitled the Biophilia Education Program.
Set to make a debut at the Milan Design week is a down scaled prototype of a series of self-assembling furniture. An experimental project of Belgian designer and engineer Carl de Smet, the furniture design is computer generated and created from an innovate new age material, shape memory polyurethane (SMPU).