Film and Photography
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.
Erm Books has announced the release of Courts, the debut book by Australian photographer Ward Roberts. The culmination of a four-year project documenting sporting courts and fields across the globe, Roberts’ colour-drenched images operate as both playful documentary studies and intriguing formal propositions.