Category Archives: Design

Wear (some of) the solar system on your wrist…

If you’ve ever fancied yourself as a wizard, then you’re going to love this new timepiece by Van Cleef & Arpels. Their latest creation includes no less than five planets, which rotate at precisely the same speed as their rather … Continue reading

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Forget Portal 3 – say hello to ‘forced perspective’

Since its release in 2007, Portal has baffled and intrigued millions. Despite initially being marketed as an add-on to Valve’s The Orange Box, the game went on to sell over 4 million copies and inspired a stand-alone sequel starring Stephen … Continue reading

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Twitter.com gets a refresh

Twitter has decided to bring its original home under the same design umbrella currently adopted by both their iOS and Android apps. Casting aside the infamous top black bar, the new Twitter.com looks much like the mobile iterations, favouring a … Continue reading

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Rain Room by Random International

Two self-proclaimed artists going under the pseudonym Random International are the latest addition to the Barbican. As journalist Olivier Wainwright demonstrates here, there is some remarkable technology behind the piece. Despite looking like a ill-maintained Kew Garden installation at first … Continue reading

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Starry Night – Vincent van Dominogh

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Time in Words by Qlocktwo

In a similar ilk to the Positive/Negative watch designed by Frank Gehry for Fossil a few years ago, German company Biegart & Funk has released the Qlocktwo. Due to be released for sale in late Autumn, the watch was announced … Continue reading

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Typewriter Skull by Jeremy Mayer

This painstakingly complex sculpture was made by Jeremy Mayer using solely adhesives and elbow grease. Made entirely from old typewriter parts, it is one of a collection of works constructed using scrap metal. Reminds me of one of my all-time-favourite … Continue reading

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