Laser cut and 3D printed decorative objects derived from geography – Boing Boing

Fluid Forms is a 3D printing and laser-cutting company that produces a wide range of objects based on maps, satellite images, and other photos. They started off with topographical maps of physical places printed in sterling silver with pinbacks, and now they've expanded their repertoire. The new offerings include necklaces with steel charms based on […]

Prora, Isle of Ruegen

Picture: own Prora, on the northern side of Rügen, is the largest and also one of the strangest buildings in Germany (now that Templehof airport in Berlin is being decommissioned). Bend that head as you try to take in a 7-kilometre-long building. That’s right, it’s one continuous building that runs along the coast, ensuring every […]

Silent World by Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna (born 1953) is an English photographer best known for his black & white landscapes. Kenna attended the London College of Printing. Kenna’s photography focuses on unusual landscapes with ethereal light achieved by photographing at dawn or at night with exposures of up to 10 hours. Since about 1986 he has mainly used Hasselblad […]

A.C. Rayburn

OVER IT string + type in collaboration with: Jelly Helm | Jeremy Pelley | Matthew Foster Fritz Mesenbrink | Chris Hutchinson | Damion Triplett Jennie Hayes | Kate Bingaman-Burt | Marco Kaye Mike Giepert | Justin Scrappers Morrison | Driscoll Reid Jason Sturgill | David Neevel | Taylor Twist Jimm Lasser | Julia Oh via […]

Social housing project in Noisy-le-Grand

Social housing project in Noisy-le-Grand in the eastern suburbs of Paris, built 1980-84. Architect Manuel Nuñez Yanowsky. Nunez Yanowsky has also completed urban planning projects in Algiers, Brazzaville, Hamburg, Saint Petersburg, Sofia, Tbilisi, and several Belgian and Spanish cities. http://www.flickr.com/photos/shanolyno/4818785255/

Russian art group Voina “dicks” a St. Petersburg Bridge – Boing Boing

Over the years, Voina staged many actions: police station take-overs, anti-homophobic faux-lynchings in malls, stray cat throwing into swanky restaurants, anti-Medvedev public orgies and all kinds of ruckus. Their most recent target: the headquarters of FSB, the offices of Russia’s KGB incarnate Federal Security Service. Our source: Voina themselves. In the early morn of Che […]

Fingerings

Judith Ann Braun’ s Fingerings are done with fingers dipped in charcoal, sometimes using both hands simultaneously to the extent of arms’ reach.  In this way they are gestural inscriptions of my body, developing a vocabulary of mark making with these simple means. http://judithannbraun.com/default3.asp

Guerilla Paint Action in Berlin

Last week a group of cyclists dumped 13 gallons of paint on the road at Berlin’s busy Rosenthaler Platz, creating a series of colourful lines as cars drove through. The various colours of paint were dumped onto the road in large puddles at different locations throughout the intersection. As traffic drove through, the paint was […]

Falungong message found on 1-yuan bill in China – Boing Boing

Someone found a Falungong message on a 1RMB note in China: The writing alleges that the CCP has created fake self-immolation stories, killed Falungong members, stolen their internal organs, and calls upon heaven to destroy the party. [via Shanghaiist] Falungong message found on 1-yuan bill in China – Boing Boing.

Jan Kath: Erased Classic

today and tomorrow – Page 16 http://www.jan-kath.de/ They are based on classic patterns from Italian wall coverings and Indian saris. The carpets are produced by weavers at manufacturing sites in Kathmandu. But their final look is caused by acid, which makes the patterns fade and disappear. The customer cannot only define the color, materials, size, […]