Archive for May, 2014

Algorithm of love

Is it possible to measure love? While filters, potions and horoscopes attract us to it, multimedia journalist Lam Thuy Vo used text messages to decipher love at first sight via an algorithm analysing her phone’s data.

Continue Reading

Xenia Joost

Here is the second collection by Estonian designer Xenia Joost. Specialist in little girls clothes, she began her career alongside Vivienne Westwood, then later created the eponymous brand for Women.

Continue Reading

KOME: The Art of Rice

21_21 design sight (two-one_two-one design sight) is known for its unique exhibitions directed by Issey Miyake, graphic designer Taku Satoh and product designer Naoto Fukasawa. They are currently holding an exhibition focused on the most essential food for Japanese people.

Continue Reading

Drinkable Book

Due to rapid population growth and global warming, drinking water is going to be more and more scarce in the years to come. We now call it “blue gold” as it represents the key to the future of our energy.

Continue Reading

The “Water-dress” by Iris Van Herpen

Following her work on 3D printing based around the concept of liquid clothing, stylist Van Herpen personifies artists’ and scientists’ current interest in water: the “blue gold” of tomorrow.

In the wake of her “Crystallisation” collection, presented in 2010 during London Fashion Week, Iris Van Herpen who dreams of intangible clothing is about to create a dress made of splashing water.

Continue Reading

GRAPHIC PERFORMANCE

In line with the upcoming 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Adidas are launching the Battle Pack, its official collection of sneakers for players sponsored by the brand. As part of the “All in or nothing” campaign, this aggressive identity expresses a radical design with war style painting.

Continue Reading

DI$COUNT

The two associated designers Nadia Napreychikov and Cami James are based in Melbourne, Australia. They started up their brand DISCOUNT in 2009 and then the following year launched their online shop. Since then, the brand has been a huge success.

Continue Reading