Friday, May 29, 2009
A Passion for Creation exhibit features the works of Japanese artist Takashi Murakami whose been collaborating with Louis Vuitton since 2004. In this area, all of the canvases that Murakami has created for Vuitton are all lined up starting from the White Multicolore to last year's Monogramouflage.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
For the upcoming issue of VMAN Magazine, acclaimed fashion design Aitor Throup offers his expertise on a new spread.
By John Nouanesing. Stereovision table is created by the young designer John Nouanesing. It is made for those with a sense of irony in technology. The red and blue is a reference to the 3D glasses technology that’s lasted for years and years.
By Adam Kalkin.
The Push Button House was originally displayed at Art Basel Miami in 2005, and uses a standard shipping container as the structure of a home. Kalkin’s concept uses hydraulic power to lift and lower the sides of the shipping container.
Nam is a Japanese graphic art collective established by Takayuki Nakazawa (Graphic Designer) and Hiroshi Manaka (Photographer).
Thursday, May 21, 2009
The Vitra Wooden Dolls are based on the designs of the late Alexander Girard. To me, they look way ahead of their time. We'll be reviewing one of these in the coming weeks, thanks to the fine folks from CSN, where they have these and other toys.
In his hands, the traditional timepieces are given a makeover: oversized clocks are daubed in colors and often decorated with hand grenades and bones, alongside traditional German images such as deer antlers.Stefan uses spray cans and silk screen printing, which gives his work a cutting edge meets pop art feel.
First introduced to the roads in 1954, is to be modified by Arturo Alonso and his company, Gullwing America. This time round it will be much more powerful, easier to handle and of course, it will feature all the mod-cons that one has come to expect from a vehicle of its caliber.
With an aluminum body constructed with aircraft composite technology and chassis made of powder coated steel, the car will be powered by Mercedes’ M-133-55 engine, wired to raise the horsepower to 370.
Design: Lodovico Acerbis
Audio-Video cabinet in which all the electronic devices are concealed to appear "on demand" thanks to motorised opening systems. Actually, both the special loudspeaker (manufactured for Acerbis by DIAPASON) hidden in the top of the unit, both the shelf placed in the lower casing (to support DVD players, decoders, etc.) open and close automatically and simultaneously when switching on and off the TV. The unit is predisposed to integrate TV screens LCD/Plasma in different dimensions from 40" to 50", shielded behind a back-lacquered glass panel, allowing to see only the transmitted images and concealing the devices completely.
The exhibition will include a number of different mediums on hand from paintings and photographs to video installations under the moniker of “Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation”. The exhibition includes works from Jeff Koons, Bertrand Lavier and Stephen Sprouse, all who have contributed work to the Fondation Louis Vuitton pour la Création. The opening set to take place on Friday, May 22nd wlll include the attendance of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton chairman Bernard Arnault, Marc Jacobs, Prince, Takashi Murakami and Frank Gehry. The exhibition will wrap up on Sunday, August 9th.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
The “Capri Breeze” upper in blue features a combination of patent leather on the toebox and tonal blue suede, Thin round laces are another lesser seen addition to the shoes.
Architect: Mobius Architekci
Project: Nemo House
Location: Ilawa, Poland
Site Plan area: 4700 m2
Building area: 460 m2
Author: Przemek Olczyk
Date of completion: 2009
+ All images courtesy Mobius Architekci
By Designer Ji Woong.
Jamungo has posted the above teaser photo accompanied by the description "the forthcoming 'launch party' squadts". Whatever they are...who can't appreciate a Squadt in a suit jacket?