Posts Categorized: Sculpture

Just In Case

Just in Case on Nowness.com Last year, Dutch furniture designer Piet Hein Eek was commissioned by champagne maker Ruinart to construct a case for their distinctive bottle. In typical Piet Hein Eek fashion, he used salvaged wood to make each one, and then proceeded to create large, beautiful sculptural shapes with them, including a 6 meter wide arch…

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Maarten Kolk & Guus Kusters

Maarten Kolk and Guus Kusters are designers from Eindhoven, Netherlands. They created the ‘Avifauna’ series of birds for the Italian textile firm Rubelli. They say, “Avifauna, the bird life, is a series of conserved bird species molded in textile. After having observed, analyzed and documented nature, we’ve started with Avifauna to materialize nature as we see it….

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Hiroyuki Hamada

Sculptor Hiroyuki Hamada has a new exhibition opening at the  Southampton Arts Center in conjunction with the New York Foundation for the Arts, from June 26 to July 20th…

Warka Water Towers

Last week, Wired Magazine had this to say about the Warka Water Towers project,  “Around the world, 768 million people don’t have access to safe water, and every day 1,400 children under the age of five die from water-based diseases. Designer Arturo Vittori believes the solution to this catastrophe lies not in high technology, but in sculptures that look like…

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