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  • Paola Paronetto: Paper & Clay 13th July – 5th August 2017

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    Contemporary Ceramics Centre, 63 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3BF Free to attend “The paper clay method focuses on the beauty of imperfection” For the first time in the UK, Contemporary Ceramics is proud to introduce the work of Italian ceramist Paola Paronetto to its gallery in London’s Bloomsbury from 13th July to the 5th […]

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  • Matter of Stuff and The Hospital Club during LDF 2015!

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    We are excited to present Matter of Stuff  new exhibition at The Hospital Club in occasion of LDF 2015! Matter Of Stuff, the architecture studio and online design gallery-shop, will present an exhibition celebrating works by its roster of European designers during The London Design Festival 2015. The exhibition at London’s renowned The Hospital Club […]

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  • Best of Maison Objet 2015 (Part I) – CERAMICS

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    Here is our top 5 list of ceramics artists from Maison Object 2015! Cartocci Paper Clay – By Paola Perronetto http://www.paolaparonetto.com/ The Cartocci in paper clay are sculptures which are always different from one another,unique pieces with a strong personality.they are completely handmade with a long complex procedure and they can vary in size and shape during the making process or the […]

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  • PINUCCIO SCIOLA – “THE SOUND OF STONE” by Giulia Milesi

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    When Pinuccio Sciola explains his dialogues with stones, he does it in a quiet way, as if he was explaining a newborn life. His research is silent too, he can spend entire days walking around Sardinian dry lands, where he lives and works. We walks and listens, as not all stones are appropriate for his […]

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  • WATER CUPS FOUNTAIN – ARIANE PRIN

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      The project was created during Ariane’s residency at DCK (Design Centrum Kielce, Poland). A machine was built to produce dripped porcelain cups. Four large porcelain vessels slowly shed a recipe based of clay over 16 plaster molds rotating underneath, creating unique random patterns on the cups. The inspiration for this work came from the spontaneous […]

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  • HAPPY MONDAY! DESIGN OF THE YEAR 2014 @ LONDON DESIGN MUSEUM

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    We had a fantastic tour of the Design Museum last Sunday, starting from the Louis Kahn exhibition to end with the delighting Design of the Year 2014. The Louis Kahn exhibition is a must for all architecture enthusiasts, and showcases Kahn’s work and legacy through architectural models, original drawings, travel sketches and photographs. His influence […]

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  • NEWTON’S BUCKET – SILO STUDIO

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    Silo is the design studio formed by Attua Aparicio and Oscar Wanless, currently based within a plastics factory on the southern bank of the Thames.Focused in the study through experimentation with industrial materials and processes aiming to adapt them to a more craft approach. Silo look at how industry makes things, trying to find a simpler and more […]

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  • MICROBIAL MANUFACTURE – PETER TRIMBLE

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  • TATIANA BLASS – PENELOPE

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          Penelope is a storied installation by Tatiana Blass, the brazilian artist. The installation takes its name from Greek myth Penelope, and is a tribute to the power of love and the praxis of weaving. Penelope was installed to fill the Chapel of Morumbi in São Paulo, where Blass displayed a large pedal-loom […]

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  • PABLO LEHMANN – PAPER ART

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        Pablo Lehmann’s work is absolutely intricate and delicate and the detail of each piece is overwhelming. Lehmann uses a layered paper and synthetic cloth to create massive letter-based installations. Lehmann experiments with geometry and space through the intricate use of paper and words. The argentinean artist transforms a fairly humble medium, paper into […]

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  • HENRIQUE OLIVEIRA – BAITOGOGO

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    View of the exposition at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris Photo by André Morin   Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira’s installation invaded the architecture at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. A complex network of organic material formed a sculptural vegetation plunging from existing pillars and beams. Oliveira is well known for his architectural integrations and manipulates […]

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  • ROBERT HOWSARE – DRAWING APPARATUS

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      Robert Howsare created the Drawing Apparatus by connecting a  pen to two turntables. The record players different speeds create unique compositions and drawings.  Drawing Apparatus explore a new way of drawing, printmaking, and performance.  The drawings become witness of the performance, showing  the audience a strange mechanisms that connects sounds, movement and geometry. “The […]

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  • SWEET – SHOW STUDIO

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    Nostalgic post today from the collaboration between Nick Knight and stylist Jane How Spring/ Summer collection of year 2000. One of  Nick Knight’s earliest experimentation with 3-D imaging technologies, Sweet used Jane How’s sweetie wrapper recreations to record 360-degree images using a CT head scanner. The ingenious Nick Knight paired the naive confectionery packaging to […]

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  • HAPPY MONDAY – ANTONY GORMLEY

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    We went to the Architectural Association to hear Antony Gormley’s lecture. Most of his art research is about ourselves inhabiting our bodies and our bodies inhabiting our spaces. Therefore the body is represented at many different scales and sometimes we find ourselves wondering inside some steel made bodies, inside a physical installation. As architects, we […]

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  • TOMAS SARACENO – IN ORBIT

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    It looks like sci-fi, a parallel world where people are finally free from gravity and weight. But it isn’t. It’s Tomas Saraceno’s wonderful world that he recreated in K21 Ständehaus,  in Düsseldorf. We love his ethereal projects, and the illusions that he creates.   The construction is made in steel wires and it covers the museum’s […]

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  • HAPPY MONDAY – PLANT FM MOSS

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    This revolutionary radio was conceived by the collaboration between Fabienne Felder, a Swiss  designer, the biochemist Dr. Paolo Bombelli and plant scientist Ross Dennis and it is the  first radio powered by plants. This is possible thanks to the Photo-MFCs, a sysetm that convert electrons produced by plants during photosynthesis in energy to make the […]

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  • MICHAEL MAPES

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    Michael Mapes meticulously assembles thousands of collected tiny photos and objects together, creating incredible pieces of art. Michael recreates Dutch portraits by pinning a great variety of materials, samples and portion of images to a board, this collection is selected based on color and shape. This method is very time consuming and requires a vast […]

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  • ANTS BALLET – OLLIE PALMER

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    Ever wondered what makes ants follow one another in a line? Ever thought about teaching ants how to dance? Ollie Palmer’s explores the world of ants from a twisted perspective. From his description: “Ollie Palmer’s Ant Ballet is a three-year research project into control systems, paranoia and dancing insects, and has culminated in the world’s […]

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  • GT2P – CATENARY POTTERY PRINTER

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    Catenary Pottery Printer is part of an exploration on how with an hand build and customize machine it’s possible to generate an incredible result.  The innovative idea is  to generate pottery  using an analogue  machine controlled by parametric design. GT2P mix software and parametric design with traditional materials and techniques. Related posts: XAVIER MAÑOSA & […]

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  • ERIK ÅBERG – GHOSTCUBE

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    Erik Åberg is a juggler and a designer from Sweden. It’s probably from this field that he took the inspiration for the creation of this incredible object. The Ghostcube is a system of interlocking wood cubes that can be folded, twisted and turned, to create many different shapes. All the various pieces composing the Ghostcube are connected by […]

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  • LORIS CECCHINI – GAPS

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    From the Shanghai Biennale: “The “Gaps” are sculptural elements in relief (sort of “scarification” – tattoos in relief, which then are scars), appear as memory elements subcutaneous skin of the wall. In this sense, many elements such as windows, books, heaters, push the area of architecture as a memory of the object in a place […]

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  • MARKUS KAYSER – SOLAR SINTER – 3D PRINTING WITH SAND

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    From Marius Kayser own website: “In a world increasingly concerned with questions of energy production and raw material shortages, this project explores the potential of desert manufacturing, where energy and material occur in abundance. In this experiment sunlight and sand are used as raw energy and material to produce glass objects using a 3D printing […]

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  • GLITHERO – MAKING THE RUNNING MOULDS

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    We are amazed by the work of Glithero Studio today. Glithero is a London based studio and they create product, furniture, and time-based installations that give birth to unique and wonderful products. The process of making is clearly described through videos and other media as Glithero’s  interest is  to capture and present the beauty in the […]

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