OUT OF MY MIND

suisse humanitaire

The humanitarian memory project, a contest to show how people are helping their fellows, a series of movies.
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watch sculptures

Dominic Wilcox, created a series of 5 kinetic sculptures from old watches. Having a critical look at the actuality and societal behaviours.

ornamic machine

Imagine unearthing a piece of tech history that changed music forever.

Nearly half a century after its invention, the Oramics machine – one of the most significant devices in the history of electronic music – has taken centre stage at the Science Museum for the first time.

LJ Rich explains the invention of Daphne Oram, the first director of the BBC’s Radiophonic Workshop and a central figure in the evolution of electronic music.

video on BBC news

the nice quote

thenicquote.com an ongoing project by Hugo Hoppmann

the unreasonable institute

The Unreasonable Institute provides a support to businesses that try to solve the planet’s problems. It is a social investment platform, with advices given from some of the best businessmens in the world. The citizens of the world get to choose the project to be supported. You can invest your money in one of these companies (limited to $50 / company), your money is your choice !

 

social design

a very interesting article by factcodesign

infrared winter wonderland

by Maria Netsounski Photography

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eco visionary

Frank Lloyd Wright’s concerns with materials, efficient use of space, sustainable manufacturing, attention to local environment and use of natural light mirror those of contemporary architects worldwide. His concern with efficient use of material and space, made him a precursor in an environmentally friendly architecture.

http://www.franklloydwright.org/

plastic beach

Since 1999 Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang have been collecting plastic debris from one beach in Northern California. Each piece of plastic Richard and Judith pick up comes back to their studio, where it gets cleaned, categorized and stored before being used for their art. The couple makes sculptures, prints, jewelry and installations with the plastic they find washing up, raising a deeper concern with the problem of plastic pollution in our seas.

more at plasticbea

the great wall

the great wall, from Guy Laramee who’s goal is “To project us into this thick Cloud of Unknowing.”

urban video game

A playfull installation in the city, made me smile.

City Fireflies v0.2  from Victor Diaz

social design ?

My friends ask me what is “social design”, any type of design has a social component, from the design to the use of the product. For me social design goes beyond this, Details »

shadow images

The Swiss Designers Drzach&Suchy created three pieces for the permanent exhibition of a museum in Winterthur. Depending on the direction of the light you’ll see a different image.

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lana sutra

The Lana Sutra is a series of 15 installations conceived as a homage to love and dedicated to the desire for an equal and sharing society.
by benneton

las gordas

Las Gordas by Christian Vivanco
Showing the beauty of simple objects, simple shapes. Reinterpretation of existing mass produced objects to create new products.

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