Florian Pucher: Flying Carpet


Inspired by real aerial images of farmlands and other countryside landscapes, Beijing-based designer Florian Pucher creates these colourful geometric carpet designs for his ‘Landcarpet’ series. Originally trained as an architect, the Austrian designer began making these carpets back in 2007 in collaboration with graphic designer and business partner Sophia Liu Bo, inspired by how the world looks like from an airplane window. To create

Without Music, Life Would Be a Mistake


The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does To Our Brains

You’re probably listening to music in your headphones at work right now. Whether you are powering through your to-do list or brainstorming creative ideas, here is how the tunes you are playing affect how your brain works.

I’m a big fan of music, and use it a lot when working, but I had no idea

Nemo’s: Before and After


Nemo’s piece of art “Before and After” shifts the consideration and the use of Street Art, focusing on the interaction of the audience and the friction of time. Nemo’S, on one hand, works site specific like other artists, and on the other hand experiments and carries out an innovative technique. After the first layer of paint, NemO’S covers the surface with a layer of glue

Stefano Russo: Homo Mechanicus


“To a child who is fond of maps and engravings, the universe is the size of his immense hunger. Ah! How vast is the world in the light of a lamp! In memory’s eyes how small the world is!” Charles Baudelaire

The vaguely Bohemian beauty of objects and bagagges, the powerful horizontality of data and repertoires, the immense emptiness that images create around them filling

Sanzhi Pod City: A Past Future


The Sanzhi UFO houses , also known as the Sanzhi pod houses or Sanzhi Pod City, were a set of abandoned pod-shaped buildings in Sanzhi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan. The buildings resembled Futuro houses, some examples of which can be found elsewhere in Taiwan. The site where the buildings were located was owned by Hung Kuo Group. The UFO houses were constructed beginning in

Raul Gabriel: Virtual Apraxia


Raul Gabriel’s incidents are events: the event, crossroad of multiple ongoing relations (bodies, for instance, are a whole set of events, and not material beings occupying the same definite volumes for every observer), is simultaneously virtual and real. The event is the complex linkage of perceiver, perceived, and the relation between these two. It is gesture that is also thinking: aesthetic logos, chiastic structure or

Chand Baori: The Deepest Memory


Chand Baori is a stepwell situated in the village of Abhaneri near Jaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Abhaneri is a village in the Dausa district of Rajasthan state in India. It is situated at a distance of 95 km from Jaipur, on the Jaipur-Agra road. It is located opposite Harshat Mata Temple and was constructed in 800 AD. Chand Baori consists of 3,500

Alexandra Stück: Wearable Scent


Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Alexandra Stück designed textiles infused with different remedial herbal scents to make the wearer feel calm, focused or horny. Combining Alexandra Stück’s aromatic liquids with water and handwoven linen fixes the therapeutic scents into the linen for up to six months, to be released by body warmth, touch or movement whenever the fabric is used. Inspired by the alternative therapies developed

Sammy Jobbins Wells: Biocouture


Designer Sammy Jobbins Wells has stretched material made by bacteria over structural frames to create a set of wearable objects. Sammy Jobbins Wells’ Skin project involved growing bacterially produced cellulose, started with a culture from a kombucha mushroom that she bought from an internet retailer. “Acetobacter bacteria spins cellulose – a by product – as it consumes glucose, the reasons for which are unclear but

Roberto Kusterle: Ethic Nature


Roberto Kusterle was born in Gorizia. At the end of the 80’s, his interest in photography begins, focusing in a research of the human representation in connection with nature around it. The images of the themes tackled tell us about a unique time where separations between dreams, reality, Men and animal melt down and uprise into a form of tight cohabitation thus transforming vital energy