Referens > installation > Tripwire
Hirsch custom-built sensors, placed them inside coconuts
and hung them from trees at several public locations to
monitor noise produced by overflying aircrafts.
Detection of excessive aircraft noise would cause the sensors
to trigger automated telephone calls to the airport's
complaint line on behalf of the city's residents and wildlife.
Referens > installation > Jet Set
Jet Set is an installation recently shown at the Milan ’08
design show, is candy for the eyes.
Spanish designer Jaime Hayon says he, “Loved the idea
of having the opportunity to create a humorous and
more sophisticated version of such a serious and
functional object: a plane.”
However this plane will not be seeing a runway any
time soon; this bird is made for lounging. Tucked inside
the cup shape on the top of the plane’s body is a white
leather circular couch
Referens > detaljer > Designer guns
Peter Gronquist, the collection The Revolution will be
Fabulous opened last night at the Gallery 1988 in Los
Angeles. Dvice says, “Peter Gronquist has jazzed up
retired rifles, chainsaws, machine guns and artillery
shells and slapped big names on them: Louis Vuitton,
Coach, Gucci — probably not the brands you think of
when you imagine a rocket launcher or an electric chair.
There’s even a Pac-Man grenade”.
Referens > belysning > Bullet lights
Gardner looks at bullet holes from a different perspective and proposes a concept where the holes are replaced by lights. The idea is to
reverse the meaning and experience of bullet holes and to introduce unexpected poetic moments of beauty, ambivalently mixed with
the physical testimonies of violence.
Referens > lukt > Perfume workshop
The French take their
smelling fabulous is
practically a national
obsession. That's why
this new fragrance
boutique is right at home
in Paris. Cult perfumier
makes the amateur
shopper feel like a
seasoned perfumier, with
smelling tubes to 'taste'
the fragrances. Visitors
can observe Mallee at
work and take home a
bottle of his latest scent.
Referens > Interaktion > United Visual Artists
A selection of imagery from a recent prototype of a combination LED/3D camera interactive installation.
The user’s gestures and motion through the space affect both the visuals and the audio.
Referens > Prada Prototypes Auction
The ‘Prada Prototypes’ auction features 24 pieces including dresses, skirts, bags and shoes all hand-selected by Miuccia Prada. Initially created for the catwalk, the pieces have never
appeared or been produced with the specific colour or material and some pieces have been made specifically for the auction.
The auction website lets bidders personalize the process by allowing them to include information about themselves, photo, or links to their websites. Bidders can also track the bid
history of individual pieces through a graphic chart.