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Goodbye Design

Goodbye Design

Prague-based 3D artist Miki Nemcek has created a short animation that explores iconic designs and colours from the 1950s. Goodbye Design, mixes retro-inspired products with playful accented colours or everyday objects, mainly of German manufacturer Braun. “The geniality of minimal design mixed with the retro flavour of everyday objects were the essentials for the concept,” says Miki. “Good(bye) Design is a reminder of how people slowly lose a relationship with true good design.”...
Ruth Asawa

Ruth Asawa

American sculptor Ruth Asawa had started exploring wire as an artistic medium after a trip to Mexico in 1947, when she noticed looped wire baskets being used in the markets to sell eggs and produce. “I was interested in it because of the economy of a line, making something in space, enclosing it without blocking it out,” she explained. “It’s still transparent. I realized that if I was going to make these forms, which interlock and interweave, it can only be done with a line because a line can...
Conserve the Sound

Conserve the Sound

Conserve the Sound is an online museum for vanishing and endangered sounds. The sound of a dial telephone, a walkman, a analog typewriter, a pay phone, a 56k modem, a nuclear power plant or even a cell phone keypad are partially already gone or are about to disappear from our daily life. Via...
Portable diptych sundial

Portable diptych sundial

Portable diptych sundial in ivory and brass c.1598. Made by Hans Tröschel the Elder (German, 1549–1612). Via Metropolitan Museum of...
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