Posts tagged "design"

one small seed #30: Amazing Artworks of Johnson Tsang

Meet the man who can bring clay to life! Johnson Tsang models reality with exquisite precision:

Diddo Velema’s “The Cure for Greed”

In a society where gross consumption and instant gratification is an everyday reality, we perhaps should be using ‘The Cure for Greed‘ by Amsterdam-based artist-designer-inventor Diddo Velema. What is his cure? Well, simply put: an injection of five ml crimp-sealed serum vial containing one dose of stabilized pure dollar ink mechanically and chemically recovered from...

Okmalumkoolkat: Fresh a$ Fuck

Smiso Zwane is the highly inventive, mustachioed and bespectacled 29-year-old going by the name of Okmalumkoolkat; co-accused at the visual/performance art outfit, Dirty Paraffin. Having partnered up with the likes of Spoek Mathambo, London dubstep trio LV and the Ruffest, this Umlazi-born, Jozi-based cat is not just a musician. He’s an artist, a writer, a...

3D-Printing in Motion – Simply Stunning!

The 3D-printed Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures – designed by inventor/designer/artist John Edmark – only animates when filmed under a strobe light or with the help of a camera with an extremely short shutter speed. Watch the beauty of science, spinning hella’ fast…

Watch! Music in its most Concrete Form

‘Music is liquid architecture; Architecture is frozen music.’ ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Watch how Space and Sound dance together in this short film by Itri Hacker. All The Experiments in the Video Are Real.


Legendary fashion house Alexander McQueen and infamous artist Damien Hirst celebrate the Skull Scarf 10th Anniversary in 2013, by creating 30 once-off scarves. one small seed magazine / Issue 27 / Digital 02: “Big Brands and Famous Artists” Issue, in partnership with PUMA

All the colours of the… Apple gay pride video!

A brand that continues to broaden the spectrum of ‘thinking design’, Apple has stood by their unwavering commitment to equality and diversity by making a stunning video showing their support in gay pride. (Length: 02.09)

No More Vagina? Qatar Releases Designs for 2nd World Cup Stadium 2022

With the world glued to the screen for 2014 Soccer World Cup, the timing is spot-on for Qatar to release designs for the second 2022 World Cup Stadium. Called Al Bayt Stadium, the stadium comes after the first proposal by Zaha Hadid Architects for the Al Wakrah Stadium — which quickly earned the title of...

The Sound of Nature: A Vinyl Made of Wood

Life is made up of a series of ones and zeros – these sets of data are fundamentally what connects us. Especially when they form a symphony and tell a story like no other. Bartholomäus Traubeck makes a record player that can interpret the data in tree wood into music! Human beings have communicated and...

First Puma Select Store Opens in SA

On 6 March 2014 PUMA opened its first PUMA SELECT pop-up store at 137 Bree Street, Cape Town. Igniting a creative spark for World Design Capital 2014, the spot was designed by 3D industrial designer Ben Wilson (Wilson Brothers) in collaboration with Adam Brinkworth of interior and architectural design agency Brinkworth. It will be open...

Geology of Shoes

Barbora Veselá is a London-based shoe designer and maker. She likes to challenge classic shoe-making techniques, yet to also treat them with respect and celebrate their value. Playful and inquisitive thinking combined with old craftsmanship is what makes her work strong and unique. The Geology of Shoes is her latest project.(Length: 04:47) Geology of Shoes...

Aliki Kirmitsi: Objects of Design

Born in Nicosia, Cyprus but based in London, interior stylist and set designer Aliki Kirmitsi is meticulous when it comes to placing and manipulating objects in such a way as to tell a story. She believes that ‘to work as an interior stylist is to continuously be working on the communication between space and objects,...

Full Turn

For this project, Benjamin Muzzin from ECAL wanted to explore the notion of the third dimension, with the desire to try to get out of the usual frame of a flat screen. (Length:01:28)