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periscope | 10up international competition

16, 06, 2010 | art, sculpture | by: toto

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periscope |10up international competition sculpture

Periscope is the winning entry in the 10up international competition.  The competition brief requested a temporary installation to act as signage for the Modern Atlanta Event that could be installed in 24 hours in a plot 10’x10’ and for less than $5,000.  Matter design studio in colaboration with Dave Pigram of super manoeuvre and Matt Johnson of SGH proposed to build a 50? tall foam tower.  The tower went up in only 6 hours with the aid of Tierson Boutte of Boutte Tree.

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bucefalo | emanuele canova

15, 06, 2010 | furniture, seating | by: toto

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bucefalo | emanuele canova furniture

this sofa, by emanuele canova,  is designed in order to guarantee a triple function: sitting, chaise longue and bookcase, with the precise scope to give the comfort of a sofa and, at the meantime, a space for books and objects with a cool and minimal design

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cher house | bak arquitectos

15, 06, 2010 | architecture | by: toto

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cher house | bak arquitectos architecture

images Gustavo Sosa Pinilla

This residence located in the dense coniferous forest of Mar Azul, in Argentina, was designed by BAK arquitectos, where the use of concrete extends to the furniture except the main bed, chairs and sofas, thus limiting the use of materials and minimizing the impact of the house in the area.

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townhouse | elding oscarson

14, 06, 2010 | architecture | by: toto

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townhouse | elding oscarson arquitectura

images ©Åke E:son Lindman

the narrow site of this townhouse, designed by elding oscarson, in landskrona, sweden,  is sandwiched between very old neighboring buildings. Three thin slabs are projected into the open volume, softly dividing its functions. The continuous interior space is opening up to the street, to an intimate garden, and to the sky

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minimal photography | nydia lilian

10, 06, 2010 | art, photography | by: toto

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minimal photography | nydia lilian

this series, by nydia lilian, focuses purely on the textures and shadows, unable to see the object as a whole they lead us the tactile side of the images that can be seen with other senses, not just by sight.

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a separate reality | alex andreyev

3, 06, 2010 | art, print | paint | by: toto

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a separate reality | alex andreyev
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the vision of Saint-Petersburg based artist alex andreyev,  in his work entitled ‘a separate reality’ could be described as a surreal futurism

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tobias wong (1974-2010)

1, 06, 2010 | special | by: toto

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tobias wong (1974-2010)
this weekeng we lost the artist and designer Tobias Wong at  35. in his short career he showed us a comic yet critical side of life.

(above) gold pill $425.00 is a gold-filled pill that gives you bling on the toilet.

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residence in laurentian mountains | saucier + perrotte architects

1, 06, 2010 | architecture | by: toto

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residence in laurentian mountains | saucier + perrotte architects architecture
this residence and  guest house, designed by saucier + perrotte architects, is located near the ski hills of mont tremblant, in the laurentians montains. pierced in a singular gesture by an oblique interior stair, the main house consists on three bedrooms, living areas, a sauna and a screened outdoor living room. the residence, composed of three superimposed volumes aligned with an entrance-level pool, is placed within a  fold in the landscape, creating an intimate exterior space framed by the north facade and a three-meter-high rock outcrop.

photography | marc cramer

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base jump | the burj dubai

28, 05, 2010 | video | by: toto

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this is another way to interact with architecture; two men travel to Dubai to attempt a world record base jump off the worlds tallest buidling - The Burj Tower

inland | dan mcpharlin

26, 05, 2010 | art, print | paint | by: toto

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inland | dan mcpharlin illustration print
inland is a series of illustrations by artist dan mcpharlin that reminds us to the 70’s Sci-fi

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