Inspired by the work of computer scientist Jun Mitani, who creates three-dimensional structures with smoothly curved surfaces by folding flat materials, Issey Miyake has designed 132 5. a range of clothing that expand from two-dimensional geometric shapes into structured shirts, skirts, pants and dresses.
Shailesh Chavda has himself a nice collection of vintage matchbox labels.
Cool works over at Rasmus Koch.
Drawn on Fujiflex and mounted on Plexiglas, Data Driven is a series of eight large-format digital artworks by New York-based designer Karim Rashid. Translating digital data into a formal aesthetic, the resulting undulating forms are organic, digital shapes which move with a particular fluidity.
Album artwork by Eric Carl, for electronic musician Freeze Etch, utilizing vintage computer CD caddies.
Algaerium, by designer and materiologist Marin Sawa, is a domesticated habitat for living organisms that explores color creation through the chain reaction produced by algae and light.
Designed for cultivating and producing green energy in style, this ‘living’ design process also serves as a new way of visualizing photosynthesis, creating a unique colour system of striking greens, yellows and purples, that responds and evolves to it’s natural surroundings.
Lots of cool work in the folio of Paris based studio, MW, including this identity work for Chromolaque.
Via Daniel Howells.
Series 7. Designed by Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen, Denmark. 1950’s.