Shoes designed by Zaha Hadid

June 27th, 2008

Shoes designed by Zaha HadidThe Brazilian plastic shoe manufacturer Melissa asked the famous British architect Zaha Hadid to design a shoe. The outcome is exactly what you would expect from Zaha Hadid. Did you notice that both shoes are different?

Pia Lundqvist

June 10th, 2008

Pia Lundqvist is a Swedish glass artist, her artworks are quite strange. She used all sorts of found objects to create these ‘guns’.

Pia Lundqvist

Pia Lundqvist

Pia Lundqvist

Tina Roeder

May 30th, 2008

No, this isn’t just a plastic bucket, this is the Bucket Vase by Tina Roeder. You better be careful with it, it’s a porcelain bucket!

Bucket Vase by Tina Roeder

For her White Plastic Chairs she uses old, found or decaying garden chairs. They all become an unique piece after being perforated and sanded.

White Plastic Chair by Tina Roeder

Broken Pillar (for Berlin)

May 2nd, 2008

Broken Pillar (for Berlin) by Tommy StøckelBroken Pillar (for Berlin) by Tommy Støckel

‘Broken Pillar (for Berlin)’ by Tommy Støckel.

Anna ter Haar

April 24th, 2008

Today is going to be a beautiful day in Berlin, we expect up to 20° Celcius. So sunglasses will be all over town. These ones are designed by Anna ter Haar for Klavers van Engelen, dripping hot.

Anna ter Haar for Klavers van Engelen

Anna knows her way around with plastics; her chairs, stools and tables were also on display in Milan last week.

Anna ter Haar

Plastic Bag Animals – Air Monkey & Air Monster

April 23rd, 2008

Joshua Allen Harris, the artist responsible for those Plastic Bag Animals in New York, has made 2 new ones: the Air Subway Monster and the Air Monkey. I’m quite impressed with their size!

Air Subway Monster

Air Monkey

Sunlight in an Empty Room

April 15th, 2008

Sunlight in an Empty Room by Spencer Finch

‘Sunlight in an Empty Room’ by Spencer Finch.

Leather & Plastic Chair

April 10th, 2008

Leather & Plastic Chair

This ‘Leather & Plastic Chair’ is a classic. Front Design added the black leather seat to a standard white plastic chair, the original classic. Available at Vlaemsch().

Myto

April 7th, 2008

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This chair called Myto was designed by Konstantin Grcic for the Italian furniture brand Plank. The chair is made of a new engineered plastic with an extreme flowability; you can see more development pictures like this one side of the mold at the designboom weblog.

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EDIT:
designboom posted a gallery with a lot more making of pictures, go and check them out here.

Plastic Bag Animals – The Videos

March 30th, 2008

Wooster Collective found out who’s responsible for those great Plastic Bag Animals: Joshua Allen Harris.
Here are 2 videos: the Air Bear (known from the previous pictures) and a whole Air Zoo.
Even better than the pictures!

The Air Bear:

The Air Zoo:


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