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Intertidal Deployment Objects

Intertidal Deployment Objects collaborate with the marine environment to generate dynamic ceramic surfaces. The designers were excited to work with barnacles, as they are capable of creating uniquely complex and beautiful shells. The concept was to design a modular system of interchangeable ceramic forms that promote barnacle growth. Some sections were submerged into the ocean to grow marine life. Months later, after the barnacles had grown, these components were removed from the ocean and reassembled into completed pieces.

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Eyes

The Eyes is a flower stand for all occasions. The oval body is gold-foiled with irregular openings as human eyes that are always seeking for wonderful things in the Mother Nature. The stand behaves like a philosopher. It cherishes natural beauty and shows up the entire world for you before or after you light it up.

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Blow

There is an extravagantly histrionic quality to Blow. For its small dimensions, it is showy. Like an actor with a diminutive stature and a surprisingly booming voice. It takes an everyday action, such as snuffing out a candle, and turns into a performance. And what could be more dramatic than switching from light to darkness? For all its apparent simplicity, there is magic in the genuine surprise when squeezing the rubber bulb and extinguishing the flame. Blow is a return to the spirit of childhood, the excitement of being handed the controls and the forbidden idea of playing with fire.

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Black Hole

Digital artist Jaime Sanjuan Ocabo, from Spain, born in 1981. He has graduated in Fine Arts in 2006 and is currently writing his PhD thesis on art and new technologies. Interesting thing about his art is that he has not used any paint or brush, all his illustrations are painted on an iPad with his fingers. Some of his work has taken more than 100 hours to get completed.

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The Wings

The sculpture is designed especially for Regina Miracle International (Holdings) Ltd for their listing at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Inspired by the company’s signature bra technique - the Miracle Wing, the sculpture took the form of a pair of flying wings transformed from a bra. The wings' form represent freedom, confidence and elegance. It is made from stainless steel with perforated letter pattern taken out from the brand name Regina Miracle which is then bent and polished to form the magnificent sculpture piece.

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