Jun 09, 2009
‘galaxies forming along filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’ 2009 by tomas saraceno
made of elastic ropes
image © designboom
argentinian artist tomas saraceno is exhibiting his work ‘galaxies forming along
filaments, like droplets along the strands of a spider’s web’ as part of the ‘fare mondi’ /
making worlds / bantin duniyan / 制造世界 / weltenmachen / construire des mondes/
saraceno’s interest in architectural projects is part of the artist’s ongoing fascination
with utopian theories and astronomical constellations. his conception of what constitutes
an architectural structure is admirably broad, and his new installation examines how
the black widow’s gossamer filaments are able to suspend extreme weights through
‘Tokujin Yoshioka s‘tornado’ installation was the main event at design miami 2007.
Super Fiber Revolution, 2006
tokujin yoshioka’s designer of the year, yoshioka has sent us some images from the installation that consisted of 550,000 plastic drinking straws piled into maze-like arrangements to suggest clouds. the use of weightless materials expresses
the idea of ‘formless’ and ‘fluid air’
snowflake rug, design is made from weaving various transparent fibers together, the design suggests a crystalized snowscape.
Distressed Wood Figures
These detailed figurines show Demetz’s continued exploration of the body and his incredible skills in craving wood.