I’m thinking Toy Story flashbacks (cyclo) and my 4-year-old son is clamouring behind me about Konus 5003, “What does he do? Is he a Transformer?” We’re looking at Andrea Petrachi’s (a.k.a Himatic) robotic sculptures, made from old toys and recycled items. Challenging both our overwhelming need to buy things and our penchant for confronting what is natural with the technological, his work is meant to provoke thought (and perhaps action?)
We all know a few triple threats. Well meet a triple threat that’s a little bit different but just as cool.
Her name is Deborah McLean and not only does she cook, but she’s an interior designer (with her own company) that incorporates food into her lovely pieces of art. She’s a stylist known for turning boring rooms into something you’d only see inside of a magazine. Deborah began her career manufacturing homewards and fashion jewelry in the 80′s, and 20 years later she’s a stylist with her own company, and a chef that makes food taste delicious and look beautiful.
Mia Liu’s use of admission tickets from Guggenheim Museum to make artwork is innovative and earth-friendly. (Why not recycle to make art?) As I’m reviewing and reading about more pieces that are made from recycled items, I’m thinking there’s a major slant in the direction of eco-friendly art (and I like it-how cool is it to beautify the earth and please the eyes of so, so many people?)
Flipping through Alejandra Quesada’s interactive fashion book, I found sketches, prints, accessories, clothes and I found them to be flirty, feminine, and quirky (LOVE.) Her Spring/Summer 2010 looks are not only evocative of little girl skirts and rainbow tops but they are made for women’s bodies. Without looking like little girls, women can remember what it was like—happy summer days, twirly skirts, frills. [ Continue Reading ]
I think I already mention something about the amazing of human accomplishments. If you’re reading this before you read my post on the Marion Hyper sub then one of two things happen. I’m obviously not very interesting and you didn’t even read about the Marion which means you’re probably not reading this, which also means that I have to keep my ego strong and call you an idiot. But don’t worry, I’m only half serious. OR! There was a publishing error. Either way. The new EN-V will revolutionize urban transport if it catches on. So for those of who get cream your pants over the environment I suggest you check it out after the jump.
It really is amazing to see just what sort of advancements the human society can reach. It’s comforting to know that whatever pinnacle we think we have conquered there is always another one just over a newly seen summit. If you care, check out after the jump for the next new luxury for the open oceans. [ Continue Reading ]
He’s a DJ, a VJ, and oh yeah an artist. So who is this guy with too much talent… [ Continue Reading ]