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Design Cult

Design Cult featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Supplement of Original

White veins in river stones lead to random patterns on the surfaces. The selection of certain river stones and their arrangement transforms these patterns into symbols, in form of Latin letters. This is how words and sentences are created when stones are in the right position next to each other. Language and communication arise and their signs become a supplement to what is already there.

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Return

The symbolic meaning of rooster culture has appeared in their respective countries and nations, symbolizing the totalitarianism of patriarchal society and the fearless, arrogant and untouchable leader temperament. Artists use the visual language of sculpture to express a kind of aloof and arrogant temperament. It attempts to replace realism with pure form, to grasp some stable elements from accidental changes, and to give these elements a face close to abstraction, thus making it obtain free changes. This work is a return to the original naturalism.

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Leonardo 1482

The Leonardo 1482 is like nothing ever seen. It is an interactive light. The light is part machine and part light fixture. The light source is directed onto magnifiers to intensify the light. The light is then directed onto the mirrors. A simple pull on the chain causes eight wheels to move simultaneously to change the direction of the light from the wall onto the floor.

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Watage

Arisa Nakayama's work, Watage, aims to visualize the subtle motion of air. The main material utilized to create Watage is light and delicate dandelion puff which flutters as viewers pass by. This principle gives birth to an interactive experience without objects being animated by modern technology or electricity. Nakayama's ambition in this project is to go beyond the work’s aesthetic value of a small craft object, and lead the viewers to apperceive their own existence with refreshed clarity.

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The Fire of Holy Spirit

Metamorphosing between visible and invisible, the Spirit of God is manifested in a variety of forms, as the blazing “fire” represents the true form of the visual description of Holy Spirit. It is not only a reflection of God’s absolute holiness and righteousness, but also a special token for God’s covenant with his children. It is symbolic of the glory of God’s judgment too holy to be beheld, while shedding light on the fact that only after going through the trial by fire could people aspire to be worthy of the crown of life.

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Herzl

Herzl is an open-ended collection of ceramic products which includes boxes, vases, candelabras and bowls. Herzl project started in a shopping journey of cheap, 'made in china' toys in Herzl St, in south Tel Aviv. Out of mass piles of toys, Studio Kahn picked their stars that will take part in their Herzl game. Studio Kahn prepared the plaster forms for all of their toys, and started to give them their new life as high, glorious, bone china items. The products are created in an endless game in which toy parts are put together, and are chosen to enter the collection according to criteria of form and usage.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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