Art

Camouflage Building

When artist Phillip K Smith designed this amazing installation in the middle of the Joshua Tree desert in California, he created an incredible illusion. By replacing strips of the old timber cladding with long strips of mirror, he transformed a neglected shack into a structure that appears barely to be there! Phillip named this piece […]

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The answer is blowing in the wind.

Anthony Howe is a kinetic sculptor. He creates amazing pieces of moving art that enchant and manipulate ones’ perspective. His goal is to achieve elegance of movement from a very industrial material: Steel. Anthony started out as a painter in New York, and was working as a superintendent for a warehouse, which caused him to […]

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Hacking Halloween.

Last year we posted a blog about the amazing jack ’o lanterns by Ray Villafane, who has scary skills when it comes to carving. This year we wanted to have a go ourselves. So when Bootstrap Ltd invited us to a ‘Hacking Halloween’ Party at their Fab Lab, it seems our dreams had come true. […]

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Installing Art.

This week we are focusing on one artist, Najla Zein Design Studio.  Najla is from Paris and studied Product Design at University there, before finally completing a Masters Degree in Interior Architecture at Ecole Camondo. She lived in Rotterdam before moving to Beirut to open her Design Studio and Instruct at the American University of […]

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Creative Stationary.

As this week it is Valentines day, which famously had us all making our home made cards as children, we thought the topic this week of creative stationary would be inspiring. We’ve found some amazingly sculptural and inventive uses for your average piece of stationary. So raid those cupboards and maybe have a go yourself! […]

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Playing with Lego.

Most children love Lego, but as adults we aren’t supposed to play with childrens’ toys anymore. Well this week we are showing you why that is a load of rubbish. So get stuck in and start playing with Lego!   This Kitchen island unit, designed by Munchausen, is made from 20,000 Lego bricks. The standard […]

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Living in Shoes

This week is one for the ladies, that’s right we’re all about shoes! Everyday we live our lives wearing a pair of shoes. We spend the majority of our time in them, so why don’t we pay as much attention to the design of shoes as we do for the design of our houses? Surely […]

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Lighting Up the Night

As the skies will be lit up tonight with fireworks, we thought we would have a look at some inspirational lighting. Bruce Munro is an amazing Lighting designer. He literally sculpts with light. At London Zoo he created this amazing installation called ‘Twilight’ using a modular 6m cascade of teardrop diffusers. The installation was created […]

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