Sunday, August 23, 2009

Andreas Messerli | Baselworld 2009

An interesting one for students looking at exhibition design concepts and stand designs. An overview of Baselworld 2009 and Stands built by Andreas Messerli AG, Wetzikon, Switzerland.

Lake of Shimmer | Tokujin Yoshioka

"Lake of Shimmer" - Swarovski stand at Basel World 2009. Concept Design: Tokujin Yoshioka. Construction: Expomobilia

Monday, August 10, 2009

Module | Maxim Zhestkov

An extraordinary video from Maxim Zhestkov
At the age of six he was given his first computer, a ZX Spectrum, and devoted his time to drawing huge and very detailed illustrations. He was also a keen gamer, and believes his enthusiasm for design and CG effects can be traced back to those days. After high school Maxim undertook a degree in architecture, which he followed by studying graphic design, fine art, illustration and sculpture.
He says: “There are no limits in graphics - everything you can imagine is possible. But I have to say I still love architecture. It all started with 2d illustrations, that smoothly turned into 3d illustrations and spaces. Then I developed a passion for architecture and graphic design. Then I realized that the most important thing is video art!”

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modul / from Zhestkov on Vimeo.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Golan Levin makes art that looks back at you

"Golan Levin, an artist and engineer, uses modern tools -- robotics, new software, cognitive research -- to make artworks that surprise and delight. Watch as sounds become shapes, bodies create paintings, and a curious eye looks back at the curious viewer." TED
"Having worked as an academic at MIT and a researcher specializing in computer technology and software engineering, Golan Levin now spends most of his time working as a performance artist. Rest assured his education hasn't gone to waste, however, as Levin blends high tech and customized software programs to create his own extraordinary audio and visual compositions. The results are inordinately experimental sonic and visual extravaganzas from the furthest left of the field." TED