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Social Benches by Jeppe Hein

Social Benches by Jeppe Hein
Incredible design of benches by artist Jeppe Hein… Jeppe Hein Concept incroyable de bancs par l’artiste Jeppe Hein…

Lupien + Matteau Places That Are Actually Real But Don't Look So | Art Ideas - Graphic Designs and Arts These places look so unreal, but they are real! Maybe some of you were on one of these beautiful place, and if one of you did, you are than really happy person who live on this planet! Just look how this photos are cool and so sweet. The World’s First 3D Printing Pen that Lets you Draw Sculptures Forget those pesky 3D printers that require software and the knowledge of 3D modeling and behold the 3Doodler, the world’s first pen that draws in three dimensions in real time. Imagine holding a pen and waving it through the air, only the line your pen creates stays frozen, suspended and permanent in 3D space. Sound like magic? Well it certainly looks like it, watch the video above to see the thing in action. The 3Doodler was designed by Boston-based company WobbleWorks who recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to sell the miraculous little devices that utilizes a special plastic which is heated and instantly cooled to form solid structures as you draw.

The 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale | the skinny - by heavy industries The 13th International Architecture Exhibition is taking place in Venice this month. It opened Aug 29th and runs until November 25th. This year’s exhibition is directed by David Chipperfield and titled Common Ground. The exhibition this year is made up of 69 projects, created by an array of talent: architects, photographers, artists, critics and scholars. With the theme, Common Ground, explains President Paolo Baratta, “We go back to talking about architecture … to help architects emerge from the crisis of identity they are going through, and at the same time offering the public a chance to look inside architecture, make it familiar and discover that something can be asked of it, that something different is possible, that we are not condemned to passive acceptance.” One of the goals of the theme is to bridge the gap – no pun intended – bringing architecture and civil society, ecology, and technology back together, looking forward in unison. On that note Director David Chipperfield explains,

Anonymous Confessions As they say, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas – but what if we could share with full discretion? Everyone of us has his own little secrets and ‘Confessions’, a public art project by american artist Candy Chang, invites people to anonymously share their confessions and see the confessions of people around them in the heart of the Las Vegas strip. Chang lived in Las Vegas for a month and turned her P3 Studio gallery into a contemplative place for people to share their confessions and being fascinated by the secrets others hide inside themselves. Inspired by Post Secret, Shinto shrine prayer walls, and Catholicism, people could write and submit their confessions on wooden plaques in the privacy of confession booths. By the end of the exhibition, over 1500 confessions were displayed on the walls. All images © Candy Chang | Via: My Modern Met

30 Bizarre and Creative Packaging Design Examples Inspiration November 1, 2010 One of the things that identifies the image of a product is its packaging. Few elements like striking graphics, attractive colors, and unusual shapes are carefully thought of to come up with packaging design that catches the attention of the consumers. A packaging design is a critical component in marketing because it is the packaging that makes it stand from the rest when consumers choose a product from the shelf. We usually see the packaging first instead of an innovative product. This post presents the clever and innovative ideas of some of the company manufacturers around the world. Evian 2005 Limited Edition Bottle View Source Experimental Milk Carton View Source Tequila Gun Packaging View Source Salt & Pepper Cell View Source Lightbulb Box View Source Kleenex Packaging View Source 360 Paper Bottle View Source Wine in a Can View Source Doritos Packaging Concept View Source Hanger Tea View Source El Mil del Poaig Packaging View Source Wine Packaging View Source View Source Jásztej

Copycat: Envidia y Empatía como generadoras de Forma | Cino Zucchi en Venecia 2012 « SKFANDRA El estudio CZA, Cino Zucchi Architetti recibió la mención especial del jurado por su interesante montaje “La Envidia y la Empatía como generadoras de Forma”, un micro museo de colecciones que forman patrones, reproduciendo los obsesivos detalles y filigranas que caracterizan el trabajo y creatividad de este prestigioso estudio milanes. La instalación de CZA da cuerpo a la idea de que las culturas formales propagan a través del “contagio” procesos que combinan la imitación y la innovación, la creación de secuencias de objetos unidos por sutiles variaciones sobre un tema común. Nueve armarios metálicos se agrupan en torno a un espacio central pavimentado con adoquines “de acero”. Semejanza, en lugar de “originalidad”, es lo que permite el diálogo entre los seres humanos, y lo que da forma a los ambientes urbanos que reconocemos como el telón de fondo a nuestras vidas. Copycat: Empathy and Envy as Form Makers Realización: De Castelli – Albino Celato Con el auspicio de: Ennio Brion De Castelli

Shocking Black and White Face Illustrations Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov uses the human face as his canvas for creating graphic, black and white illustrations. From the WiFi icon to the skip of a pulse line across his model's eyes, Khokhlov's vision is extraordinarily unique. Rather than relying on canvas, paper, or any other synthetic material as his foundation, Khokhlov relies on the beauty and lines of the feminine face to form this project, entitled Weird Beauty. The well designed face art, combined with simple and elegant female faces, presents viewers with a complex optical illusion of positive and negative space. Alexander Khokhlov's website via [PetaPixel]

cabinet of curiosities I have no idea how I stumbled on the blog Morbid Anatomy. As the name implies, it’s not for the faint of heart, but Joanna Ebenstein’s blog is full of fascinating stuff. Someday I’ll make it to Paris, and visiting the Cabinet of Curiosities of Bonnier de la Mosson will definitely be on my sight-seeing list. This gorgeous cabinet is located at the Bibliotèque centrale du Muséum national d’Histoire Naturelle and was built in the 18th century. You can read more about it on Morbid Anatomy and see Joanna’s whole set of images on flickr. Thanks to Joanna for use of these beautiful images!

Bodies in Urban Spaces | Don't Panic Magazine People of urban spaces, keep a lookout for mysterious figures in brightly coloured hoodies occupying corners you never knew your city had. We spoke to art director Willi Dorner who has been arranging faceless people in public places for seven years now. What is Bodies in Urban Spaces? BIUS started as a photo-project in July 2004. I got a residency in a residential building in Vienna for six weeks and I worked there on several ideas in this newly built apartment. One of them was this photo series. They offered me a card blanche. Who gets involved? People on the street, passers by, pedestrians and the performers. How do you decide where to go? I always go there ahead of time before I start working on the installations. How do people react when they see you? Well, this is quite a wide range of reactions, from 'wow' and surprise, laughing, smiling to the other end of the spectrum provoking anger, aggression. What's up next? For more inappropriately placed bodies, see Willi Dorner's website

La Charpenterie du Québec La charpente Nous travaillons avec vous à partir de la conception des plans (votre plan peut être adapté facilement) et suivons l'évolution du projet jusqu'à la fin afin de répondre à vos besoins et de rencontrer nos standards élevés de qualité. Tous les matériaux de charpente sont pensés et planifiés avec précision. Chaque poutre est planée, pré-coupée, codée et numérotée, de pair avec un plan d'assemblage pour ensuite être livrée au site prête pour l'assemblage. L'érection d'un kit se fait très rapidement. Le choix varié de revêtement extérieur (bois pré-peint, briques, pierres, ballots de paille recouverts de crépi intérieur et extérieur, etc.) vous permet un mariage de matériaux qui s'adaptent à vos goûts et respecte le milieu environnant où sera construite votre résidence. Les possibilités de design que permet le système de construction en charpente massive traditionnelle sont illimitées. Pré-montage d'une grange par notre équipe de charpentiers et compagnons du devoir.

6 Insane Discoveries That Science Can't Explain We like to feel superior to the people who lived centuries ago, what with their shitty mud huts and curing colds by drilling a hole in their skulls. But we have to give them credit: They left behind some artifacts that have left the smartest of modern scientists scratching their heads. For instance, you have the following enigmas that we believe were created for no other purpose than to fuck with future generations. The Voynich Manuscript The Mystery: The Voynich manuscript is an ancient book that has thwarted all attempts at deciphering its contents. It appears to be a real language--just one that nobody has seen before. Translation: "...and when you get her to put the tennis racket in her mouth, have her stand in a fountain for a while. There is not even a consensus on who wrote it, or even when it was written. Why Can't They Solve It? Could you? Don't even try. As you can imagine, proposed solutions have been all over the board, from reasonable to completely clownshit. Our Guess:

Pavillons de bois temporaires L’Institute for Computational Design (ICD) et l’Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE), Allemagne. La structure de ce pavillon est possible grâce aux bonnes aptitudes en flexion de bandes de contreplaqués de bouleau. La structure entière a été construite en utilisant seulement de minces contreplaqués de bouleaux de 6.5 millimètres d’épaisseur. Les pavillons temporaires sont utilisés pour des événements spéciaux ou pour combler des espaces urbains laissés vacants par la démolition de bâtiments. Au cours des dernières années, l’utilisation des structures de bois a augmenté, et la qualité du design, tant structurel qu’esthétique, de ces structures est inspirante. On retrouve des pavillons très simples à extrêmement complexes, ces derniers servant souvent à la recherche sur les technologies avancées du bois, telles la préfabrication, la construction verte, le design par ordinateur, les logiciels de simulation et d’analyse ainsi que la fabrication robotisée.

Museum Showcases > Case studies > By Case An historical and cultural exhibition of the modern states of Syria western part, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine and Jordan. A variety of configurations of Inca cases are used lit in most instances by high frequency fluorescents augmented by fibre optic lighting. The more critical artefacts are protected by mechanical humidity control. Two extra larges cases in room 58 contain artefacts from the tell at es-Sa'ideyeh and a reconstruction of the Jericho tomb.