Film and Photography

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It’s always nice to find something like this series of photos by Swedish photographer Petter Johansson in your email inbox. This colorful still life composition was created for ’Atelier Food‘ – a collaboration between international top chef Stefan Eriksson and leading figures from the fields of communication, science, culture and business.

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Following on from last year’s One Week in Japan, this is the latest high speed slide show from photographer and UI designer Mike Matas. This time he documents a roadtrip across the United States from San Francisco to New York. Every frame is beautiful.

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Although we didn’t make it to Dutch Design Week this year, we have been busy perusing the new graduates’ projects on the Design Academy Eindhoven website, and this little project by Roos Gomperts caught our eye. Roos believes that everyday plastic objects deserve more recognition, ’We’re used to hiding such things away in cupboards. I want to show that we don’t have to,’ she says. Her curious series of objects, combine plastic elements with neutral ceramics to highlight the plastics’ colourful appeal and elevate them from their lowly kitchen cupboard status. Read the rest of this entry »

This interestingly-textured chair was part of an exhibition we saw last month at London Design Festival by The American Hardwood Export Council, British furniture brand Benchmark and the Royal College of Art. To create the Well Proven chair, Marjan van Aubel and James Shaw have invented a new composite material that combines wood shavings with bio-resin.

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