Category: Art & Design

C’était un rendez-vous

On a quiet Sunday morning in August 1976, when most of Paris was asleep or on vacation, French film director Claude Lelouch took to the streets in his Ferrari 275GTB (or did he?). In the space of 8 minutes, he travelled 10.6km (6.6 miles) across Paris’ city centre at full speed and captured the run on a bumper-mounted 35mm camera.…

GUERRIERS DES CIMES – Benjamin Guindre

GUERRIERS DES CIMES – Benjamin Guindre

Benjamin Guindre is a French photojournalist, who is also a keen paraglider. At age 18 he did his military service under a specialist unit that introduced him to paragliding. Some years later, now a photojournalist, he returned to document the unit now called the Mountain Commando Task Force.…

Yacht purposefully floating in the water as if it was sinking

Love, Love

Julien Berthier, giving boat owners and marina managers heart attacks since 2007.

Berthier modified fibreglass sailboat, chopping off the front half of the boat and re-arranging the keel to create the impression that the boat was sinking. Curator of the “Drift 08” exhibition on the Thames noted in the Evening Standard that she “thought it was an optimistic piece, because it never sinks.”…

Terraplanter – An Inverse Plant Pot

Terraplanter – An Inverse Plant Pot

There have been other self-watering planters before, but there are always issues with getting the right level of moisture, there’s dirt involved to make things messy, and they always look a bit, well, rubbish. The Terraplanter changes all of that – it looks great whether it’s got plants on it or not, and it’s unique design means that it waters fauna better than you can.…

The Real F132

The Real F132

Back in 2014 Aaron Beck, a Conceptual Designer from New Zealand, presented his F132 concept to the world on his blog. I remember being impressed by it nearer that time, as its exotic blend of F1 race car and 1932 Ford comes together in such a sweet package.…

Watch with a light face and 24 hours per revolution

24-hours/revolution

I’m not a fan of spending a lot of money on fashion accessories like watches, but this one is definitely interesting. The company’s ethos is to “slow down” which seems like a great idea if you are lucky enough to have a life that allows such a lax approach to time management.…

A grid of photographs showing discarded disposable gloves

Gloves

Dan Giannopoulous has been photographing discarded disposable gloves across London. Bad manners and callous disregard for the environment from the people of London but at least something good has come from it.

If you like this you might also like his series covering empty drug baggies.…