Art and Design

Art and Design featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Black Labyrinth

Black Labyrinth by Eckhard Beger for ArteNemus is a vertical chest of drawers with 15 drawers drawing its inspiration from Asian medical cabinets and the Bauhaus style. Its dark architectural appearance is brought to life through bright marquetry rays with three focal points which are mirrored around the structure. The conception and mechanism of the vertical drawers with their rotating compartment convey the piece its intriguing appearance. The wood structure is covered with black dyed ebony veneer while the marquetry is made in flamed maple. The veneer is oiled to achieve a satinated finish.

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Eyes

The Eyes is a flower stand for all occasions. The oval body is gold-foiled with irregular openings as human eyes that are always seeking for wonderful things in the Mother Nature. The stand behaves like a philosopher. It cherishes natural beauty and shows up the entire world for you before or after you light it up.

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Falling Water

The Falling Water is a set of interactive installations allowing users to change running path around a cube or cubes. The combination of cubes and beaded stream present a contrast of static object and dynamic water flow. The stream can be pulled to see beads running or just put on a table as a scene of frozen water. Beads are also considered as wishes people make every day. Wishes should be chained and running forever as a waterfall.

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Missing Julie

This design presents a frame installation and an interface between indoors and outdoors, or lights and shadows. It delivers an expression while people looking out of a frame to wait for someone to return. Various types and sizes of glass spheres are used as a symbol of wishes and tears to imply the emotion that possible hides inside. The steel frame and boxes define the boundary of emotion. The emotion given by a person can be different from the way it is perceived just like the images in the spheres are upside down.

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Octagon

Octagon: Inspired by Bagua evolved from Tai Chi, Yin Yang and Wu Xing. Through the structural intersection of wood block, metal buckle, the delicate relationship between points, lines and the surface is displayed. Wu Xing represents the five elements (metal, wood, water, fire, earth), heartily experienced through a balanced composition of crafted material making up the Octagon lamp.

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Wood Storm

The Wood Storm is a desktop installation for visual enjoyment. The turbulence of air flow is made real by a wood curtain as enhanced by lights casted from below for a world without gravity. The installation behaves like an endless dynamic loop. It guides the line of sight around it to seek for the beginning or end point as the audiences are actually dancing with the storm.

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