H / ALCUTAAU is an object created using precious metals and stones mined out of technological objects and transformed back into mineral form.
In the increasing world of things where objects are no longer critically assessed based on just their aesthetic appearance and function, Cohen Van Balen address the politics of technology through the means of manufacture in their new project 75 WATT.
One Piece at a Time by Jonathan Brand is a 3D paper version of a 1969 Ford Mustang. Stuck for cash, Jonathan had to sell his Mustang to buy a diamond engagement ring. The sculpture is almost as complete as the original including the body and interior. The details of the car are based more on his memory […]
Christian Fiebig designed a computer interface that makes suggestions to the designer while he’s working. In his version, the computer follows a structure in the making via a webcam and instantly generates other design suggestions based on any special parameters programmed by the designer. It’s like having a colleague in your workshop, giving you direct […]
Versus is the latest installation David Letellier, combining the robot mechanics with David’s long time area of exploration - kinetic sound installations, beautifully made. Previously collaborated with Lab[au] on Tessel (see detailed post on CAN), Versus consisting of two kinetic sculptures placed face to face in a space. Each sculpture is made out of 12 triangular panels, hinged and powered by […]
The Dromolux MA Design Interactions project at the RCA by Ludwig Zeller addresses the possible increase in cognitive performance of future generations. This device is a speed reading trainer that flashes words at a high pace using a strobe light and very short exposure. For the members of an information society the ability to process […]