Art and Design

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

 

Sustainable Identities

Szilárd Cseke’s and Kinga German's work entitled "Sustainable Identities" investigated global issues at the Venice Biennale. Questions of identity were brought into collision with themes of migration, thus alluding to sustainability with the combination of found and recycled objects. White balls continuously moving back and forth inside the seven translucent tubes and a pillow-like foil cushion called attention to collective and individual identity formations. The inner courtyard was designed as interactive space. The project appealed to more than 502000 visitors.

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Scottie

Scottie draws its inspiration from the features of a hot water bottle. Initially, it was developed for people with rheumatic problems. When you attach it to the radiator, with the taps, it fills with hot water and the chair will warm up. In summer, it can also be used to cool down, when adding cold water to it. Scottie can both be used indoors as well as outdoors. The chair is made from hollow steel pipes, bent by hand, welded and powder coated.

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Light Origami

Light Origami is an unique interactive art installation. Viewers are invited to explore the nature of reality by entering a giant 3D kaleidoscope. The domed structure is bathed in light and is constructed using over 330 mirror panels. Changing spectrums of light are projected within the space, and when mirrored against the mirror panels, the effect is like being inside a kaleidoscope. The interior space is spread eternal without edge of space. Light Origami creates a multidimensional experience that explores the relationship between the participant and space, between reflection and light.

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The Wings

The sculpture is designed especially for Regina Miracle International (Holdings) Ltd for their listing at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Inspired by the company’s signature bra technique - the Miracle Wing, the sculpture took the form of a pair of flying wings transformed from a bra. The wings' form represent freedom, confidence and elegance. It is made from stainless steel with perforated letter pattern taken out from the brand name Regina Miracle which is then bent and polished to form the magnificent sculpture piece.

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Ubiquitous Stand

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Orgel

Orgel is an art installation and musical piece by composer Ida Lundén and artist Johanna Mårtensson. It is a contemporary version of a traditional organ; plastic tubes and objects make up wind instruments and sound is produced via compressed air. Visitors are invited to play on the organs, becoming a part of the philosophy at work. The different sounds in the organs produces varied feelings and melodies. It celebrates the use of ordinary, cheap materials-shaping them into something of worth. Using simple, used materials to create dramatic and collective ritualistic experience.

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