Laura Cahill - Book Vases

Laura Cahill makes vases and furniture made from unwanted books.

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Cardboard Room

Finnish designers Esa Ruskeepää, Martti Kalliala and Martin Lukasczyk, took 720 sheets of 7mm corrugated cardboard, cut each one of them as per the detailed plans, and without any fixings or glue, stacked them together to create a really cool looking sound room for listening to music. The cardboard provides all the insulation required for this room. The design was originally done for a design contest by the University of Art and Design Helsinki and has won three other awards including one from Architectural Review.

Nele Azevedo - Ice Men Sculptures

Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo created 2000 ice sculptures and placed them on the steps of Berlin Opera Hall to melt in order to raise awareness of global warming.

The little sculptures melted in half an hour s the outside temperature was about 73 degrees Fahrenheit (23° C)

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Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg was fascinated by Willem de Kooning, and in 1953 asked the artist if he could erase one of his drawings as an act of art. The result has become a cherished and resonant work from that period.

"To Whom It May Concern:
The white paintings came first;
my silent piece came later."
- John Cage

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Felix Gonzalez Torres

2046 Film/Music montage

Nothing new, but I always enjoy revisiting montages of films with music I loved ... If you still haven't seen "In the mood for love"or "2046" .... get on it!!! I'm not sure which I liked best ... but I think it's actually the music.

Experiments in Typography

Loving these very graphic yet simple and visually stunning montages ...

Minutes & Measure - a "sweet" new blog ...

If these images make your mouth water ... check out this "sweet" new blog called minutes & measure. And you just might get lucky and get one of her recipes as well - if you ask nicely.