All you need is a pair of scissors and Paolo Ulian’s Cardboard vase wrapped around a plastic bottle. Made of elastic cardboard the vase can be shaped into an endless variety of forms before being painted or left neutral. A unique and eco-friendly solution for any home.
We all know that cats are choosy and like all the optional extras, even “on the road”. This practical travel home designed byPaolo Ulian is indispensable if we want to make pussy feel at home wherever we go.
With the RI-LEGA folder by Sovrappensiero even loose sheets of paper can be turned into a book: a self-made, eco-friendly masterpiece!
It is often the unexpected beauty of small and simple things that arouses the greatest wonder. Quilling. Devotional creations from cloistered orders (the catalogue of the exhibition, curated by Elena Geuna, at the Pinacoteca Gianni e Marella Agnelli,) offers us an insight into these little jewels, created using the minutely detailed art of quilling.
The body is a recurring theme in History of Art and a favourite subject in contemporary creativity – from design to architecture, fashion and decor.
Now in its fourth edition, after “Nature Through Artifice” (2008), “Matter Matters” (2009) and “Visualising Transformation” (2010), the IN Residence project confirms its objectives and its uncommon vitality as a research programme dedicated to contemporary design.
Like all the best fairy tales The Ogre that ate children by Fausto Gilberto begins: “Once upon a time there was a horrible nasty Ogre”.
When art meets industry it generates a new comparative methodology which might go by the name of organindustry. The artist spends time at the company, becoming familiar with the environment to the point that his or her body fills with contents. The company, or industry, becomes the artist’s organism and as such starts to function by osmosis, becoming a world of changes.
After Blank Book, Tattoo Book and Food Book, here we are with R&D Book. This time the subject is research and development, as the title suggests: doing and drawing, by Martí Guixé. The moment has come to explore nature, inventing fruit and vegetables with weird names and shapes, and unexpected flavours.