Ou Studio: Blueprint

Blueprint was an installation by Taiwanese Ou Studio as part of the allstar exhibition during DMY Berlin Design Festival 09. Based on 'blueprint' technical drawings the installation consisted of a painted blue wall with perspective elements of furniture from an old house, in Taiwan. Items including the 'one piece' bench were constructed using bamboo paper, strong enough for visitors to sit on. each item was measured and made to scale. (via Designboom)

Gene Guynn

p p Gene Guynn was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, and from a very young age was immersed in the world of art. With a painter for a mother and a musician for a father, his world was always one of creativity and expression. He began painting in college courses during high school, and in fall of 2004, began his BFA at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California. Gene takes inspiration from the thriving urban, outsider, and lowbrow art culture of SF, LA, and NYC, and combines it with a fine art sophistication. (via Sketch Theatre) p

Ribbon Staircase

The concept of a delicate rippling ribbon was chosen in view of the exposed position of the staircase in the main living area of the house. The staircase is constructed from 10mm thick sheet metal. Pairs of adjoining steps connected with an oblique external side joist form a bracket anchored in the wall. Each of the brackets is constructed as a rigid frame. The higher steps bear mainly drawing forces, while pressure is transmitted through the lower steps. Link here.

Solve Sundsbo

p Solve Sundsbo is a Norwegian photographer who lives in London. So amazing. Links here, here and here. p

Aki Zum

p p p Artist Aki Zum writes to me letting me know about her online portfolio. Check it out peeps for it's some kind of a wonderful place. Yes Aki Zum, we like you too! Thank you for the email! Cheers! p


p p p Aaaaaaamazing work from the talented... Dechoise from the Netherlands. Found her on DevianArt last night. Great stuff! p p


Fernando Gutierrez, aka Huanchaco, develops the story of Superchaco, a decadent Peruvian superhero trying to get to grips with the Chaotic City, Lima. Influenced by comics and pop culture, Huanchaco embodies the worst aspects of the Chaotic City. Devoid of any qualm, he is lazy, obnoxious and vulgar. Superchaco doesn’t have any particular talent nor superpower. Yet, authorities call him, children look up to him and women fall for him. (via We Make Money Not Art)

Kelly Haigh

' Kelly Haigh was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, a land of intense prairie sun in the summer, and bone-biting cold in the winter. These things, along with an irrational fear of grasshoppers, made staying inside to paint the only real option. To this day, she ventures outside her house only when absolutely necessary, and as a result, her complexion is a decidedly ghostly shade of pale (but her collection of pajamas and lounging clothes is second to none). Kelly now resides in Vancouver, B.C. with her collection of dead Victorian animals and three live dogs. ' (via The Vagabondage Press)

Domo Kun iPhone Case

The Domo Kun iPhone Case is made of double layers of felt, it is designed for iPhone, iPod Touch or iPod Classic (video). Also great for other cell phone, digital camera, GPS etc with similar size. Measurement: approx 4.7 x 3.1" (12.3 x 8cm) Add to cart.

Cairo Expo City

Zaha Hadid Architects was announced as architects of the new Cairo Expo City. They will be designing Cairo Expo City together with global multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Buro Happold. Looks amaaazinggg!!