PLASTIC FANTASTIC – mass design

PLASTIC FANTASTIC – mass design

In the 1960’s there was a booming economy and the beginning of a mass culture resulting in a second industrial revolution. The world of design followed promptly. Plastic became the element of choice. Its a material that’s not expensive and can be manufactured in all shapes and colors, it was everything popculture was waiting for. Furniture, [...]

“HELLO” – The Montjuïc Communications Tower

“HELLO” – The Montjuïc Communications Tower

When you walk down the steps to the Barcelona Olympic square you can see all of the 136 meter high "La torre de comunicacions de Montjuïc" (or torre Calatrava). The Neo Futuristic white tower stands in sharp contrast against the blue Catalan sky. This landmark was designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava (calatrava.com) as a telecommunication tower for the Summer Olympic [...]

GREAT MODERN ARTISTS

GREAT MODERN ARTISTS

Andy Tuohy and his wife Olivia use there skills in graphic design, marketing and media to create amazing work. Look at their stylish portrayals of “Great Modern Artists” like Andy Warhol, Picasso, Salvador Dalí and others. A good friend bought this microfibre lens cloth for me in the Tate Liverpool gift shop where you can [...]

LEAF IT

LEAF IT

Richard Hutten (1967) is a Dutch designer who makes interior-, product- and exhibition designs. You can find his works in museums all around the world. He also designed this magnetic leaf for the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen (Rotterdam) and Gispen Design Collection. It's made from plastic and a lithium magnet. richardhutten.com, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, gispen.com